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ZELA welcomes the renewed effort by US Security Exchange Commission (SEC) to enact mandatory disclosure rules for companies in the extractive sector

Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association 26B Seke Rd, Harare, Zimbabwe March 6, 2020 Vanessa A. Countryman, Secretary Securities and Exchange Commission 100 F Street NE Washington, DC 20549-1090  CC: Mr. William Hinman, Director, Division of Corporate Finance Mr. Barry Summer, Associate Director, Division of Corporation Finance Ms. Elizabeth Murphy, Associate Director, …

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KP CSC Opening Statement at the Mano River Union Regional Meeting Freetown, Sierra Leone (Family Kingdom Hotel)

25 February 2020 Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources, Hon Foday Rado Yokie EU Ambassador to SL, Mr Tom Vens MRU Deputy Secretary General, Dr Abubakarr Tarawalie GIZ Project Coordinator Mr Patric Makua WDC Executive Director, Elodie Daguzan Chair of WGAAP, Mr Maurice Miema Ladies and gentlemen good morning. Introduction …

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ZELA Press Release-Stop the Machete!

MULTISTAKEHOLDER CONVENING ON VIOLENCE IN THE ARTISANAL & SMALL-SCALE GOLD MINING SECTOR (17/01/2020) Stop the Machete! For immediate release Harare, 16/01/2020- The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) with support from the European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM) will tomorrow host a one-day multi-stakeholder conference to discuss the attention-grabbing spate of …

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ZELA initiates litigation case against ZIMGOLD

The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA), a public interest environmental law organisation which seeks to promote environmental justice, sustainable and equitable use of natural resources, democracy and good governance in the natural resources and environment sector has initiated a litigation case against ZimGOLD. On the 5th of October 2019, a nine-year-old …

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Zela demands mining sector transparency

Chipo ChaumbaZimbabwe Environmental Law Association senior programmes officer, Nyaradzo Mutonhori, says it is high time civil society organisations take an action-oriented approach on the implementation of constitutional provisions which call for transparency in the mining sector. Speaking at a breakfast meeting to discuss pertinent challenges, opportunities, and progress on the …

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