Stories from the Field

ITSCI’s Risk Awareness Radio Campaign in DRC

ITSCI’s Risk Awareness Radio Campaign in DRC

A radio campaign was launched in DRC broadcasting every month over 500 spots in both French and Swahili on 21 radio stations. In Maniema province’s Lubutu territory Hugo Assani Muloba, a host of “Umoja ya Lubutu” radio station, noticed the interest of his audience on...

ITSCI trains the National Steering Committee (NSC) in Burundi

ITSCI trains the National Steering Committee (NSC) in Burundi

In 2019, Burundi inaugurated its National Steering Committee for 3T Mineral Traceability and Due Diligence. The NSC follows the model established by ITSCI in neighbouring DRC, and is one of the recommendations from the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible...

PPA Delegation Visits ITSCI Sites in DRC and Rwanda

PPA Delegation Visits ITSCI Sites in DRC and Rwanda

In December 2019, members of the Public-Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade (PPA) had the opportunity to visit ITSCI mine sites in the Great Lakes region. Representatives of the U.S. government, PPA Secretariat, and downstream companies toured mines in the...

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ITSCI Statement on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

ITSCI Statement on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

ITSCI has been closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation as it unfolds and we are publishing this statement to inform you of the current situation. The UK Government has advised avoiding non-essential travel and social contact and that people should work...

Workshop on Confronting Modern Slavery in DRC-UK Mineral Supply Chains

Workshop on Confronting Modern Slavery in DRC-UK Mineral Supply Chains

The award-winning ITSCI Programme is proud to champion traceability and due diligence in the 3T minerals supply chain. On February 26, ITSCI’s implementation partner Pact, in partnership with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), hosted a workshop on confronting...

ITSCI Programme Incident & Outcome Review Nov 2018 to Oct 2019

ITSCI Programme Incident & Outcome Review Nov 2018 to Oct 2019

ITSCI has issued its 2018/2019 Incident Review. The report gives an overview of the success of stakeholders working with the ITSCI Programme to achieve risk mitigation relating to mineral supply chains from Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda and...

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ITRI comments on the UN Group of Experts final report

ITRI comments on the UN Group of Experts final report

ITRI comments on the UN Group of Experts final report S2017/672 16th August 2017 on the Democratic Republic of the Congo extended pursuant to Security Council resolution 2293 (2016) addressed to the President of the Security Council. As the only operational...

ITRI letter to SEC Acting Chairman Piwowar March 2017

ITRI letter to SEC Acting Chairman Piwowar March 2017


Comments on January 31, 2017, statement on the Commission's Conflict Minerals Rule Acting Chairman of the SEC, Michael S. Piwowar made a statement on 31st January 2017 regarding ‘Reconsideration of Conflict Minerals Rule Implementation’ ITRI has provided comments to...