The IGF serves as a unique global venue for dialogue between its 60 member country governments, mining companies, industry associations and civil society.
The IGF’s Annual General Meeting is attended by hundreds of government officials along with representatives from industry and civil society. The theme of our 13th AGM is Managing Artisanal and Small-scale Mining. It will be held October 16-20, 2017 in Geneva at the Palais des Nations. For more information about the program—including a variety of other topics on the agenda—please visit the 2017 AGM page here.
The theme of our 12th AGM was Sustainable Development Goals and Mining. It was held at UNCTAD headquarters in Geneva at the Palais des Nations on October 24–28, 2016. You may view conference documents, videos and photos on the event page here.
We are planning to expand our presence at existing conferences and offer our own regional meetings in the months and years to come.