"Rethinking Extractive Industry: Regulation, Dispossession and Emerging Claims" - conference, 5-7 Mar, Toronto

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24 June 2009

Conference Agenda - Abstracts (by Panel)

Author: Centre for Research on Latin America & Caribbean and Extractive Industries Research Group - York University [Canada]

[Many of the sessions of the conference "Rethinking Extractive Industry: Regulation, Dispossession, and Emerging Claims"...were video or audio recorded, and many of the papers presented at the conference are available in PDF format. You can link to streaming video or audio, or download PDF versions of papers from the following on-line conference agenda (with abstracts) here.]

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1 January 2009

Rethinking Extractive Industry: Regulation, Dispossession and Emerging Claims

Author: Centre for Research on Latin America & Caribbean and Extractive Industries Research Group - York University [Canada]

5-7 March 2009, York University, Toronto...
This conference...responds to growing public debate as well as academic, industry, and policymaker interest in the consequences of the rapid growth of mining and petroleum industries in Canada and elsewhere in the world. It brings together more than 70 prominent academics, business representatives, public servants and members of northern and southern civil society organizations...to analyze and evaluate:
- the industry's potential contribution to long-term economic and human development
- the social and environmental impact of Extractive Industries (EIs)...
[Panel 5B refers to Chevron/Texaco lawsuit re Ecuador, BHP Billiton lawsuit re Ok Tedi in Papua New Guinea]

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