Past Events:

STRADE Final Conference

‘Towards new paths of raw material cooperation – renewed EU partnerships with Africa, China, Latin America and Member States’ conference.

The Conference took place on Wednesday, 10th of October, 2018 in Brussels, at the Bedford Hotel & Congress Centre (Rue du Midi 135 - 1000 Brussels) from 09:00 – 17:30.

STRADE workshop

The European Union and Colombia: strategic partners in responsible gold mining

held in March 2018 in Colombia
Documentation available here 

Africa and the European Union -
Renewing sustainable partnerships in in the extractives sector

15-16 November 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa

The detailed final programme is now available

Cooperation on Sustainable Raw Materials for
China and Europe

26-27 September 2017, Beijing, China

The final detailed programme 2017 is available in Chinese and English


Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 12:00-18:00

Session 1 – Europe and China similar import dependence –
     a foundation for cooperation?
Session 2 – Chinese investments into Europe and
     European investments into China in exploration/mining

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 8:30-16:00

Session 3 – Responsible mining and supply chain management
Session 4 – Joint Chinese and European strategy for increasing
     net-benefit of resource-rich developing countries

19-20 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium

European and global extractive industries: Steps towards sustainable partnership approaches and responsible mining practice

STRADE's four workshops

The final detailed programme (June 2017) is now available.



  • Workshop A1: New platforms for dialogue between resource producers and consumers needed?
  • Workshop A2: The perception of mining in Europe: The impact of social and cultural values
  • Workshop B1: EU mineral resource cooperation with developing countries: Creating win - win relationships
  • Workshop B2: A knowledge platform on EU mineral supply and related socio - economic and environmental issues

  • Mining Matters: European Mining Competitiveness - Which Way Forward?
    Complimentary breakfast event with four panel speakers in London, 6 Dec 2016
  • Hosted STRADE's 1st Advisory Board meeting in Brussels, 1-2 Sep 2016
  • Presented a poster at the EU-Advanced Mining Countries Raw Materials Diplomacy event: 28-29 June 2016. 




















































2017年9月26 – 27日