The European Commission has presented a new action plan on critical raw materials. The plan, published alongside the 2020 list of critical raw materials and a foresight study, will work to make Europe's raw materials supply more secure and sustainable.
On 25 and 26 May GKZ and NOVA organised MIREU’s first online workshop: Funding Tomorrow’s Raw Materials (RM) Sector. The organisers have summed up the events key discussion ahead of the publication of a report.
Last month MIREU co-hosted a meeting with the OECD on the impacts and opportunities of COVID-19 on mining regions and cities. As part of the event the OECD conducted a survey of regional stakeholders on the same subject. Read this interview with the team from OECD Mining Regions and Cities who share their conculsions from the webinar.
The JTP, which has now launched, will support public and private stakeholders in coal and other carbon-intensive regions so that no regions are left behind has Europe transitions towards climate-neutrality.