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Karen Hayes

Cristina Villegas

senior program officer
cvillegas@pactworld.org

Improved mining practices betters lives and incomes of local artisanal miners

July 25, 2014
Four years after the introduction of new rules for the regulation of tin, tantalum, and tungsten mineral supply chains from Central Africa, nearly 700 mines in the Great Lakes Region of Africa are...
miner, Burundi, Pact, ITSCI, conflict-free, Africa

Improving mineral sourcing in Burundi

July 16, 2014
In May 2014, Burundi became the third country in the African Great Lakes Region to implement the internationally accepted iTSCi due diligence and mineral traceability system. iTSCi will be expanded...

Breaking the chain: Child mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo

November 6, 2013
Children as young as 7 years old work eight or more hours a day in the artisanal and small-scale mines that dot the Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is one of the worst forms...

U.S. Department of Labor, Pact to combat child labor, promote mine safety in Colombia

October 1, 2013
The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that Pact will carry out a four-year, $9 million project to combat child labor in Colombia while also improving mine safety for adults.

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