Mining in Africa: Opportunities and Legal Challenges



Mining in Africa: Opportunities and Legal Challenges


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8–9 September 2014            The Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


A conference presented by the IBA Mining Law Committee and the IBA African Regional Forum, supported by the IBA Anti-corruption Committee, the IBA Arbitration Committee, the IBA Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, the IBA Employment and Industrial Law Committee, the IBA Indigenous Peoples Committee, the IBA Taxes Committee, the Tanganyika Law Society, and the East African Law Society

Topics include:

  • Workshop on MMDA International Best Practices for the Mining Industry
  • The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in East Africa
  • The African Union’s African Mining Vision and the Action Plan for Africa
  • Stabilization agreements and legislation
  • Communities, human rights and free, prior, informed consent. CSR, responsible contracting and supply chain. Social license
  • Government take, minority state ownership, taxes, royalties
  • Infrastructure and mining
  • Foreign Investment in Africa
  • Land use in Africa
  • Acquisition and maintenance of mining rights in Africa
  • Comparative Review of Trends in Mining Law and Regulation in Africa