Guidelines for multinational enterprises

7th Forum on responsible mineral supply chains


7th meeting of the ICGLR-OECD-UN GoE multi-stakeholder forum 

26-28 May 2014 - OECD Conference Centre, Paris, France


Communiqué by participants at the 7th ICGLR-OECD-UN  Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains


This meeting provided the opportunity to review and discuss implementation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance and the ICGLR Regional Certification Mechanism. Issues pertinent to the tin, tantalum and tungsten (3Ts) and gold supply chains were addressed during the course of the three-day forum. It also featured the launch of the Mandarin version of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance.

Representatives from ICGLR, OECD and UN GoE as well as partner countries, international organisations, industry organisations, mining cooperatives, mineral traders and exporters, smelters and processors, downstream companies, including brand name end-users, and civil society organisations attended the forum.

This meeting was jointly organised by the OECD, the ICGLR, and the UN Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Photos from the launch of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance in Mandarin | OECD Due Diligence Guidance in Mandarin



View meeting presentations on Slideshare



Communiqué | français   

Annotated agenda | français    
Expert learning session handout | français 
Gold baseline study
| français
Guide to gold industry and sector initiatives for the responsible sourcing of minerals
Draft overview of audit initiatives for responsible mineral sourcing
Update of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance implementation work plan
| français



OECD Due Diligence Guidance homepage

Implementing the Due Diligence Guidance

Regional Certification Mechanism

OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

OECD Risk Awareness Tool for Multinational Enterprises in Weak Governance Zones



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5th meeting, Paris, 2-3 May 2013  

4th meeting, Paris, 28-30 November 2012

3rd meeting, Paris, 3-4 May 2012 

2nd meeting, Paris, 29-30 November 2011 

1st meeting, Paris, 5-6 May 2011





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