PODCAST: HOW THE US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY IS TRACKING AND SURVEYING THE MINING AND SELLING OF BLOOD MINERALS

On 19 July, Government Executive released a podcast, saying that many armed groups and conflicts are financed and sustained by illegally selling mined resources like diamonds, gold, tungsten and other financially lucrative materials. The problem is international, and the US Geological Survey is partnering with international organisations to track and monitor the conflict mineral trade worldwide. 

https://www.govexec.com/management/2022/07/govexec-daily-usgs-fighting-blood-diamond-trade/374599/

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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