Can private actors in mineral supply chains be held to account? Our research suggests they can be, if four conditions are met.
If Belgium wants its Commission on the colonial past to be more than a mere symbolic gesture, it needs to reckon with how we come to terms with that past and with different identities and discrimination in our society, and above all, how we can meet the needs of Congo today.
Si la Commission Spéciale veut être plus qu’une discussion symbolique, elle devra aussi se pencher sur la manière de nos comportements envers les Afro-descendants dans notre société et surtout sur la manière dont nous pouvons répondre aux besoins du Congo aujourd’hui.
Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) provides incomes to an estimated 42 million of individuals around the world, yet systematic data on miners’ earnings are lacking. We’ve developed a method to remedy this.
Conflict breaks trust. Genocidal violence obliterates it. Violent conflict always leads to a wide array of devastation. …
We must endeavor to go back to the drawing board and arrive at better solutions for activity monitoring, while having a continuous dialogue among all actors, including advocacy towards donors.
The white gaze permeates many aspects of even the most critical disciplines. In this piece, we offer some thoughts on how we might reclaim what the university could be.
How will CoViD-19 impact immigration governance and migration flows from Central America to the United States?
The CoViD-19 pandemic may be endangering progress made in gender equality.
This volume adopts a global perspective, and demonstrates that both industrial gold mining and artisanal and small-scale gold mining are functionally integrated into a global gold production system.
Which measures have been taken around the world to contain the spread of CoViD-19? What is the level of popular support for these measures in different countries? How are they enforced? How did different countries make the decisions on which measures to take? We asked our 1158 IOB alumni and our 77 current IOB students.
Par rapport à Ebola, nous constatons des effets beaucoup plus importants de Covid-19 sur les revenus, l’accès à la nourriture et le comportement. Outre les effets socio-économiques immédiats, il y aura probablement de graves effets à long terme.