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COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE : Alternative Mining Indaba 2020 de la République Démocratique du Congo se tient à Lubumbashi, Province du Haut-Katanga du 18-19 Novembre 2020

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE : Alternative Mining Indaba 2020 de la République Démocratique du Congo se tient à Lubumbashi, Province du Haut-Katanga du

18-19 Novembre 2020

Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW) organise la quatrième édition de l’Alternative Mining Indaba de la République Démocratique du Congo (AMI/RDC) à Lubumbashi, dans la province du Haut-Katanga, qui se déroulera du 18 au 19 novembre 2020 à l’hôtel Pullman Grand Karavia de Lubumbashi, en partenariat avec le Gouvernement provincial du Haut-Katanga, la Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) et World Vision International (WVI).

Depuis sa première édition en 2017, AMI /RDC a servi de plate-forme publique qui a permis aux différentes parties prenantes d’engager des discussions pour l’amélioration de la gouvernance dans le secteur minier congolais. Il s’agit d’un cadre des débats ouverts et sincères entre les gouvernements national et provinciaux, les entreprises minières, les communautés locales et les organisations de la société civile. La conférence rassemble plus de 200 participants chaque année.

Le thème de l’événement de cette année est «la gestion et les impacts de la redevance minière sur le développement des entités territoriales décentralisées (ETD) ajoutées au contexte de la COVID-19 ». Les délégués devraient discuter des défis et des perspectives de gestion de la redevance minière par les ETD afin de pousser les autorités gouvernementales nationales, provinciales et locales à agir pour promouvoir et accélérer le développement communautaire grâce aux opportunités créées par l’État par la révision du Code minier en RDC.

Le Ministre des Mines de la RDC, le Professeur Willy Kitobo Samsoni prononcera le mot d’ouverture et de clôture de l’AMI/RDC 2020. Les orateurs qui devront prendre parole sont entre autres Jacques Kyabula Katwe, Gouverneur du Haut-Katanga,  Richard Muyej, Gouverneur de Lualaba,  René Banza, Ministre provincial des Mines du Haut-Katanga,  Jean-Marie Tshizainga, Ministre provincial des Mines de Lualaba,  Mgr Jean Pierre Tafunga, Archevêque de Lubumbashi, Louis Watum, Président de la Chambre des Mines de la RDC, Marie-Chantal Kaninda, Directeur Exécutif de Glencore, Honorable Dominique Inamizi Munongo, Député Nationale ainsi que beaucoup d’autres responsables des organisations de la société civile, des représentants des communautés minières et des ETD.

En raison des restrictions imposées par la Covid-19 cette année, seulement 100 participants sont attendus physiquement aux travaux. Cependant, la conférence sera simultanément retransmise sous forme d’un Zoom Webinaire et l’inscription peut être effectuée ici.

Pour toute demande de renseignements, veuillez prendre contact avec:

Patricia Ngoy Mango: +243817070128

PatriciaN@sarwatch.org

Musutane Modjadji: +27833078355

MusutaneM@sarwatch.org

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