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13th Latin American Forum on Extractive Industries

6 March–7 March 2017

  • Conference

  • Starting 8:30AM

  • Ending 5:30PM BMT

  • Online

This event will be webcast via Facebook Live. For further information about NRGI's involvement in the event, email NRGI Latin America program assistant Alonso Hidalgo at [email protected], For information on how to attend and the event itself, contact Juliana Peña at [email protected] and Itzi Salgado at [email protected].

From 6-7 March in Bogotá, the Red Latinoamericana sobre las Industrias Extractivas (Latin American Network on the Extractive Industries, or RLIE) will host the 13th Latin American Forum on Extractive Industries. A full schedule of events is available in English and Spanish. The schedule is subject to change. 

Below is a tentative schedule of events NRGI team members are participating in. Please note that NRGI president and CEO Daniel Kaufmann's address has been rescheduled for 7 March. 

Monday, 6 March

9 am-10:15 am

Regional Landscape: Deepening the Extractive Model

Carlos Monge, Latin America director, NRGI

Juliana Peña, Foro Nacional por Colombia

Ana Carolina González, Ford Foundation
José Luis Samaniego/Ricardo Sánchez, CEPAL
Pedro Abramovay, Open Society Foundations

3:15 pm-4:15 pm

The Extractive Industries and the Civil Society Agenda from a Global Perspective

Elisa Peter, PWYP

Carlos Monge, Latin America director, NRGI

Cielo Magno, Bantay Kita, Philippines
Moses Kulaba, Governance and Economic Policy Forum, Tanzania
Gubad Ibadoghlu, Economic Research Center, Azerbaijan

Tuesday, 7 March

8:30 am-9:30 am
The Impact of the Trump Administration on Global and National Mechanisms in the Extractive Sector

A presentation from NRGI president and CEO Daniel Kaufmann 

11 am-11:45 am

The Anticorruption Agenda in the Extractive Sector

Raúl Velásquez, Jubileo Foundation, Bolivia

Andrés Hernández, Transparency for Colombia
Erica Westenberg, acting director of governance programs, NRGI
Mario Valencia, Cedetrabajo, Colombia