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Global Forum on Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining

7-9 December 2010 - Manila, Philippines

UNEP and its partners in the Global Mercury Partnership convened a global forum on artisanal and small scale gold mining (ASGM) to discuss and formulate pragmatic options for policy and decision makers to consider for the development of the UNEP mercury treaty. 


English pdf   Français pdf   Spañol pdf

Participant list

updated on 17 December 2010 pdf

Meeting report

pdf       Business Plan




Presentations and Documents

- Draft on Trade gold and Economics of ASGM

- from INC1 Technical Briefing Presentation: Working Together – Large and Small Scale Miners (International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM), Benjamin Davies)

- from the ASGM Briefing called "Addressing the Social and Financial Challenges of Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining", Meeting Summary, Geneva, 23rd September 2010

- from the presentations shown during the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development meeting in New York, May 2010.