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World Bank at Mining Indaba 2019

February 4-7, 2019

Cape Town, South Africa

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  • The World Bank Group helps countries seize opportunities for development and poverty reduction by focusing on effective extractive industries governance, increasing transparency, improving domestic resource mobilization, and promoting inclusive growth while ensuring local community needs are met and the environment protected.

    As part of our mission, the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) will join African mining ministers, mining CEOs, development partners, and industry organizations in an open dialogue at Mining Indaba 2019 to help boost public-private cooperation in the mining sector.

    Learn more about our work in the global mining sector at the World Bank in Extractive Industries website and participation at Mining Indaba 2019. 

  • The World Bank Group, including representatives from the World Bank's Energy & Extractives Global Practice and from MIGA, will speak at the following Mining Indaba events.

    SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3

    Ministerial Symposium: Breaking the resource curse to unlock mining-induced development

    Moderator: Christopher Sheldon, Practice Manager, World Bank

    Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am

    Venue: TBD

    MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4

    Climate-Smart Mining

    Speaker: Kirsten Lori Hund, Senior Mining Specialist, World Bank, with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ)

    Time: 12 noon - 6:30 pm 

    Venue: SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl 

    In an age of rising resource nationalism what should mining companies be doing?

    Speaker: Christopher Sheldon, Practice Manager, World Bank

    Time: 4:20 pm -5:00 pm 

    Venue: Main Stage 

    TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5

    Zambia as a battery metal supplier: What is the government doing to increase supply? 

    Speaker: Kirsten Lori Hund, Senior Mining Specialist, World Bank

    Time: 1:30 pm-2:15 pm

    Venue: Stage D

    Mining 2050 - Panel discussion: Creating the mine of the future through digitisation: What does this really mean to you and where has it worked?

    Speaker: Sheila Khama, Lead Mining Specialist, World Bank

    Time: 4:15 pm-5:00 pm

    Venue: Stage C

    Sustainable Development Day: The new era of eco-conscious mining – Facing the Future

    Speaker: Kirsten Lori Hund, Senior Mining Specialist, World Bank

    Time: 4:45 pm - 5:40 pm 

    Venue: Stage B

    WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

    Intergovernmental Summit, Focus Interview: Conflict Minerals and the latest trends in Responsible Sourcing

    Speaker: Christopher Sheldon, Practice Manager, World Bank

    Time: 9:20 am - 10 am 

    Venue: Stage B

    ICMM, World Bank and the Intergovernmental Forum (IGF) – Innovations in Mine Closure

    Speaker: Boubacar Bocoum, Lead Mining Specialist, World Bank

    Time: 10:30 am-1:30 pm

    Venue: Southern Sun Cullinan Hotel

    Panel Discussion: Intelligent de-risking, financing and provision of the necessary government support for junior mining projects

    Moderator: Sarvesh Suri, Director for Operations, MIGA 

    Time: 12 noon - 12:40 pm

    Venue: Stage B

    Panel: Sustainable project development: How can you rapidly develop a project while ensuring all stakeholders needs are balanced? 

    Speaker: Sarvesh Suri, Director for Operations, MIGA

    Time: 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm 

    Venue: Stage C 

     

LOCATION

  • FIND US AT: Booth 1008, Cape Town International Convention Center