The 5th United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5) adopted Resolution 5/12 on the environmental aspects of minerals and metals management and requested the convening of intergovernmental regional consultations, followed by a global intergovernmental meeting.

At the Global Intergovernmental Meeting on Minerals and Metals on 7-8 September 2023, IRP research on mineral resource governance contributed to the discussions by participating delegates. A summary of the meeting, including how the IRP research was highlighted, can be found here. 

More information about IRP work on mineral resource governance can be found here, in the 2019 Report untitled “Mineral Resource Governance in the 21st Century : Gearing extractive industries towards sustainable development”.