Tracking the Global Supply of Critical Materials Webinar

No country in the world produces all of the mineral resources necessary for modern society. International trade plays a critical role in providing these raw materials, forming a global network of production, export, import, and use. This network must continuously adapt to national and international developments in science, technology, politics, and economics. As a result, information on the global […]

Quarries Alive

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Quarry exploitation is an activity with global expression that due to its extractive nature has strong impacts on habitats, fauna, and flora in both quarrying and surrounding areas. Growing awareness on this issue has engaged both industrial and scientific communities to pair up and commit to ecological goals, aiming to restore biodiversity, safeguard natural values, […]

Short Course on Resources Management

Executive Short Course on Resources Management using the United Nations Framework Classification for Resources Date: 22 October 2019 (1 day-course) Venue: Centre International de Conferences (CICG) in Geneva, Switzerland Target audience: Senior policymakers and industry leaders from the public and private sector Pre-requisites: Participants should have at least 8 years’ working experience and be in […]

Coffee with Geoscience

On 16 November 2020, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) gathered in a virtual Coffee with Geoscience event to exchange with a panel of geoscience experts on the importance of mineral raw materials for the achievement of the EU’s Green Deal goals. The event was hosted by the Portuguese MEPs Carlos Zorrinho (S&D Group) and Maria da Graça Carvalho (EPP Group), […]

UNESCO Lecture Series – Earth materials: the foundation for development

Minerals and other Earth materials are a key component in the development of a sustainable global society, providing essential raw materials for technologies and economic growth while respecting the natural world. The UNESCO, in collaboration with IUGS and iCRAG, is organising a series of virtual lectures entitled “Earth Materials for a Sustainable and Thriving Society”. The […]

UNESCO Lecture Series – Climate neutrality, the circular economy, and earth materials

Minerals and other Earth materials are a key component in the development of a sustainable global society, providing essential raw materials for technologies and economic growth while respecting the natural world. The UNESCO, in collaboration with IUGS and iCRAG, is organising a series of virtual lectures entitled “Earth Materials for a Sustainable and Thriving Society”. The […]

UNESCO Lecture Series – The neglected minerals and materials of development

Minerals and other Earth materials are a key component in the development of a sustainable global society, providing essential raw materials for technologies and economic growth while respecting the natural world. The UNESCO, in collaboration with IUGS and iCRAG, is organising a series of virtual lectures entitled “Earth Materials for a Sustainable and Thriving Society”. The […]

UNESCO Lecture Series – Mineral extraction and communities

Minerals and other Earth materials are a key component in the development of a sustainable global society, providing essential raw materials for technologies and economic growth while respecting the natural world. The UNESCO, in collaboration with IUGS and iCRAG, is organising a series of virtual lectures entitled “Earth Materials for a Sustainable and Thriving Society”. The […]

UNESCO Lecture Series – Suppliers, consumers, and the global minerals supply chain

Minerals and other Earth materials are a key component in the development of a sustainable global society, providing essential raw materials for technologies and economic growth while respecting the natural world. The UNESCO, in collaboration with IUGS and iCRAG, is organising a series of virtual lectures entitled “Earth Materials for a Sustainable and Thriving Society”. The […]

UNESCO Lecture Series – Earth materials and a sustainable future

Minerals and other Earth materials are a key component in the development of a sustainable global society, providing essential raw materials for technologies and economic growth while respecting the natural world. The UNESCO, in collaboration with IUGS and iCRAG, is organising a series of virtual lectures entitled “Earth Materials for a Sustainable and Thriving Society”. The […]