WRM and IGF: Gender Side Event Session at the BMZ High-Level Forum

The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) and Women’s Rights and Mining jointly organized the side event session with the theme “Breaking Ground – Exploring the Gendered Impact of the Energy Transition on Mining Communities” in the context of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) “High-Level Forum on Mineral Supply Chains – Responsible Mining for the Just Transition” at the GIZ Representation in Berlin on 31 May 2023. The event aimed to provide a better understanding of the potential opportunities and challenges for women’s economic empowerment and livelihoods, community resilience, and mitigating potential negative impacts on marginalized groups living in proximity to mineral extraction.



Moderator: Nicolas Maennling, Principal Advisor of the Regional Cooperation for the Sustainable Management of Mineral Resources in the Andean Region Programme (MinSus), GIZ