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Regulating Canadian Mining Companies Operating Internationally: background documents

Jamie Kneen

National Program Co-Lead

On October 20, 2005, MiningWatch Canada held a round table on "Regulating Canadian Mining Companies Operating Internationally" with industry, government, and civil society representatives, including invited guests from Latin America, Africa, and Asia to examine options for regulatory and/or legislative change and debate the opportunities and difficulties of moving these options forward within the current Canadian political context.

Here are the background documents: case studies from Peru, the Philippines, Ghana, and Chile; the policy framework discussion paper; and the keynote presentation by Sara Seck: "Exploding the Myths: Why Home States are Reluctant to Regulate".