Harvard Forum on mining and other major development projects affecting indigenous peoples

By | 6 November, 2013

harvardprojectOn 31 October 2013, the Special Rapporteur participated in a forum, organized by the Harvard Project on Indian Economic Development, on Major Development Projects On and Near Indian Lands: Best Practices in Tribal-Corporate Relations. The Forum brought together indigenous leaders from throughout the United States, business enterprises, and academic representatives to discuss partnerships and development of mining and other large-scale projects. During the event in Boulder, Colorado, the Special Rapporteur gave the keynote address, in which he discussed the conclusions and recommendations of his study on extractive industries and indigenous peoples.