Mining boom in Mongolia
The highly intensive mining industry with its need for immense water resources can pose precarious risks to the livelihoods of herders in Mongolia.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has a mandate to promote democracy, market economies and sustainable development in the former Eastern Bloc.
Since the bank is reviewing its Mining Strategy this year, we discussed the EBRD’s role in the mining sector and the standards it should meet to ensure sustainability and democracy are not compromised.
Watch a recording of the discussion below:
The discussion was live streamed on Thursday, September 20 at 11.30 CET. Viewers could join the discussion by submitting questions online:
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- via Twitter using the hashtag #EBRDmining (also possible in the right side menu);
- in the comments section below the YouTube video, or
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