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6th Annual Citizens’ Convention on Extractives 2023: Shaping Mineral Wealth and the Energy Agenda
Posted on: 2023-10-25 08:29:10
The 2023 Convention themed “Shaping Mineral Wealth and Energy Agenda” is organized under a collaborative arrangement of ACODE, Global Rights Alert (GRA), Civil Society Coalition on Oil and Gas (CSCO), Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) – Uganda, Transparency International Uganda (TIU), Uganda Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (UGEITI), Centre for Budget and Tax Policy, Minerals Africa Development Institute, and Uganda Association of Artisanal and Small Scale Miners (UGAASM). The Convention is taking place on 25th – 26th October 2023, at the Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala.
Unlike the previous editions of the Convention that confined the discourse to conventional minerals, the 6th edition will view minerals more holistically and broaden the discussions to the oil and gas sector as well. For purposes of this Convention, minerals also include fuel minerals such as coal and petroleum.Read More