Today’s podcast profiles Adan Olivares Castro, Regional Lead, Americas & Caribbean for the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA), one of the many incredible speakers at the upcoming PBLI conference on Oct 31 & Nov 1. IRMA is a global mining standards-setting initiative with a vision of a world where the mining industry respects the human rights and aspirations of affected communities. IRMA’s standard incorporates the principle of Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) for Indigenous peoples affected by mining. Adan gives a preview of his talk, listen below!
About the conference: Ng Ariss Fong, Lawyers, and White Raven Law Corporation are co-chairing the upcoming PBLI conference: Nothing About Us Without Us: Indigenous Jurisdiction Over Mining and Marine Territories, on October 31 & November 1, 2023.