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Establishing the World Forum on Raw Materials

  • Health and safety
  • Land-use planning
  • Permitting processes / policy integration
  • Reporting official statistics
  • Socio-economic and environmental impact assessments

Challenge the practice is addressing: There is a need to structurally improve international cooperation and for improved raw materials governance at the global level.

Concrete practice to achieve the expected goal: Develop a broad stakeholder network to advance the idea of a World Forum on Raw Materials

Expected impact/goal of the practice: To improve international cooperation and knowledge exchange as well as to improve raw materials governance at the global level.

Who is the target user group of the practice/intervention or implementing the practice/intervention? Policy makers

Foram D4.3 p 7-8
Data item type
Practice base
Practice type
Public policy
Report / document
Learning relevance
Guidelines / guidance document
Unspecified (universally applicable)
Extractive life-cycle
Pre-exploration (land-use planning)
Pre-exploitation / development stage (e.g. feasibility study)
Exploitation phase
Post-exploitation phase (i.e. rehabilitation)
Sustainability scope
Stakeholder engagement
System change potential
The project thus plays a key role in fostering international cooperation on raw materials, supporting the implementation of the Raw Materials Initiative and the Strategic Implementation Plan of the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials, in particular in terms of “establishing and maintaining strong and sustainable relationships with relevant international organisations and countries”; Development of a World Forum on Raw Materials