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Regulatory Initiatives Concerning Natural Resources: Lessons for Supply Chain Management in Africa

Chatham House, London

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Ruth Crowell, Deputy Chief Executive, London Bullion Market Association
Alison Hoare, Senior Research Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources, Chatham House
Lahra Liberti, Counsellor, Natural Resources, OECD Development Centre 
Signe Ratso, Director, DG Trade, European Commission, Brussels
Laura Seay,  Assistant Professor of Political Science, Morehouse College, Atlanta
Purvi Shah, Responsible Business Initiatives Manager, De Beers Group
Steven van Bockstael, Researcher, Conflict Research Group, Ghent University
Marieke van der Mijn, Standards Coordinator, Responsible Jewellery Council
Feriel Zerouki, Best Practice Principles Manager, De Beers Group
Chair: Alex Vines, Research Director, Area Studies and International Law and Head, Africa Programme, Chatham House


There are a growing number of government, industry and civil society led regulatory initiatives that directly and indirectly impact companies with supply chain concerns in Africa. This workshop will bring together a range of experts to explore these initiatives, clarify the implications for supply chain management in Africa and draw out lessons.

Attendance is by invitation only.

This event is part of the De Beers Diamond Dialogue Series.