Towards a world forum on raw materials

FORAM developed and set up an EU-based platform of international experts and stakeholders with the objective of advancing the idea of a World Forum on Raw Materials. The project, coordinated by the World Resources Forum, contributed to consolidate the efforts towards a joint and coherent approach towards raw materials policies and investments worldwide, by closely working with relevant stakeholders from industry, international organisations, governments, academia and civil society.

DURATION: 2016 – 2018

SCOPE: Global

FOCUS AREA: Resource Extraction, Resource Recovery

FUNDED BY: European Union Horizon 2020 Programme

The Spanish version of the FORAM introductory video is available here.

Key Outputs

Baseline study
to map and classify existing initiatives, actions and stakeholders involved along the lifecycle of raw materials
Engagement & Dialogue
to involve key experts and stakeholders in a platform about sustainable raw materials trade and supply
Strategic planning
for a World Forum on Raw Materials, defining its vision, mission and values
Roadmap & Pilot
transforming project results into a roadmap and organising a pilot event

Partner Organizations