[PDF] The Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights: An Implementation Toolkit for Major Project Sites

Author: Don McFetridge - Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, Japan Environmental and Social Challenges Fund, Anvil Mining, Published on: 1 July 2008

...This toolkit on implementation of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights [VPSHR] is a by-product of a project undertaken by MIGA’s Japan Social and Environmental Challenges Fund for Africa in collaboration with...Anvil Mining, to develop a comprehensive VPSHR implementation program for Anvil’s operations in Africa...[T]his document is a starting point for companies and projects to develop site-level VPSHR implementation plans tailored to their specific location and needs...[During its] preparation...specialists from the mining industry, non-governmental organizations and the World Bank Group...contributed helpful input...[T]his document does not constitute official guidance either from the World Bank Group or from the VPSHR secretariat...Further, the secretariat of the VPSHR is currently developing formal recommendations for VPSHR implementation.

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Related companies: Anvil Mining (part of China Minmetals)