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STRADE Final Conference

‘Towards new paths of raw material cooperation – renewed EU partnerships with Africa, China, Latin America and Member States’ conference.

Related key documents for the conference are now available

The Conference will be held on Wednesday, 10th of October, 2018 in Brussels, at the Bedford Hotel & Congress Centre (Rue du Midi 135 - 1000 Brussels) from 09:00 – 17:30.

If you would like to register send an e-Mail with the subject "REGISTER" and your occupation.

New Chinese Green Mines Standards - English Translation available

The Ministry of Land and Resources of the People's Republic of China published a draft guidance document on accelerating the construction of green mines in May 2017. In hope to strengthen the dialogue on sustainable raw materials the STRADE project decided to translate the draft guidance document and five selected standards.



Presentation on: The Perceptions of Mining in Europe

Presentation by Dr. Masuma Farooki held during the European Commission's event on Social Acceptance in the European Raw Materials Sector – 5 June 2018, Brussels


The "Strategic Dialogue on Sustainable Raw Materials for Europe" (STRADE) addresses the long-term security and sustainability of the European raw-material supply from European and non-European countries.

Using a dialogue-based approach, the project brings together governments, industry and civil society to deliver policy recommendations for an innovative European strategy on future EU mineral raw-material supplies.

The project holds environmental and social sustainability as its foundation in its approach to augmenting the security of the European Union mineral raw-material supply and enhancing competitiveness of the EU mining industry.

Over a three year period (2016-2018), the STRADE Consortium of 7 partners, funded by the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Union, brings together practical experience, legislation, best practice technologies and know-how by addressing:

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