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Art One Lecture Theatre Queen Mary University of London Mile End July 11, 2019
Nigeria: Rethinking Corporate Governance for Economic Development

This is an event hosted by the School of Business and Management, Queen Mary University of London. The 2019 African Development lecture of the Centre for African Research, Queen Mary…

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia July 10, 2019
Africa’s Future in a Changing Global Order: Agency in International Relations (Chatham House Event)

This is an event hosted by Chatham House exploring the role that African states and citizens play in international relations to develop a deeper understanding of the continent’s role in…

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The Perils of CSR: Conflict and Resistance in the Extractive Industries

This is an event hosted by Promoting Economic Pluralism. This event explores the many ongoing conflicts involving extractive industries (mining, gas, and oil). Providing critical analysis of these industries corporate…

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NIAS Creative Campus May 8, 2019
Redefining the term ‘conflict-free’ on mineral exports from eastern Congo (8 May 2019 18:30 – 20:00)

Finding a solution to the problems of conflict minerals in the DRC Congo is complex. Incentivising corporations involved to tow the line of transparency and accountability is fraught with difficulties because of the landscape, the industrial significance of the mineral and profits available. In Europe, the OECD Due Diligence Guidance on Responsible Supply Chains perhaps lacks the bite it needs to compel positive behaviour on the part of major actors. What about the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the DRC’s new mining code? Do they have the relevant bite? What is the best way forward?

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