The DCAF-ICRC Partnership took part in the 2023 International Forum on Sustainable Mineral Supply Chains (SMISC Forum) organised by the China Chamber of Commerce of Metals, Minerals & Chemicals Importers & Exporters (CCCMC) in Chengdu, China from 20 - 22 September. The forum brought together over 300 participants from Chinese and international companies, government agencies, international organisations, think tanks and non-governmental organisations to discuss challenges and opportunities in sustainable mineral supply chain governance.
Alan Bryden, Head of DCAF’s Business and Security Division, delivered a keynote speech on “Responsible Business and Security Management in Complex Environments” in which he promoted the Security and Human Rights Toolkit and emphasised a multi-stakeholder approach to operational security challenges faced by Chinese companies operating in high-risk contexts.
Boris Kelecevic, Deputy Head of the ICRC Regional Delegation for East Asia, introduced the recently developed Training Modules on Overseas Responsible Business and Security Management - a joint effort between DCAF, ICRC and CCCMC.
The training modules were developed in the Chinese language, with support from a local research team and are targeted for Chinese companies operating in challenging environments that seek guidance on:
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