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ASEAN MINERALS COOPERATION ACTION PLAN 2011-2015 “Dynamic Mineral Sector Initiatives for a Prosperous ASEAN” PROGRAMMES, PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES AND TIMELINES Strategy 1: Facilitating and Enhancing Trade and Investment in Minerals Programme Projects and Activities Suggested timelines Country Coordinator TI 1 Trade opportunities and impediments (WGTIM) i) Establish information sharing mechanism with the view to possibly harmonise mineral policies of ASEAN Member States 2012 – 2015 Indonesia ii) Coordinate with the Coordinating Committee of Implementation of ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (CCA) and Coordinating Committee and Investment (CCI) to address non-tariff barriers to ASEAN mineral trade and investment 2012 – 2013 ASEAN Secretariat TI 2 Creating a conducive environment for trade and investment (WGTIM) i) Review existing regulations and incentives with a view to promote and facilitate mineral trade and investment 2012 – 2015 Indonesia ii) Establishment of a one-stop mineral trade and investment promotion/ facilitation centre in each ASEAN Member State 2012 - 2015 ASEAN Member States with assistance of the ASEAN Secretariat Programme Projects and Activities Suggested timelines Country Coordinator TI3 Facilitating smart partnership in trade and investment (WGTIM) i) Continuation of ASEAN Public-Private Sector Dialogue on Minerals 2012 – 2015 Host country of ASOMM and AMMin ii) Promote and facilitate joint venture cooperation between ASEAN private sector companies 2012 – 2015 Host country of ASOMM and AMMin iii) Hold consultative sessions with ASEAN Dialogue Partners 2012 - 2015 Host country of ASOMM and AMMin TI4 Facilitate sharing of information on mineral resources and trade (WGMID) i) Operationalise, maintain and enhance the ASEAN Mineral Information System, including its infrastructure 2012 – 2015 Indonesia ii) Exchange of information, statistics and publication on mineral exploration, development and utilisation as well as value-added activities, including mineral laws and regulations 2012 – 2015 Indonesia iii) Updating and enhancing the ASEAN Mineral Information System, including the appointment of focal point or official in charge 2012 - 2015 ASEAN Member States with assistance of the ASEAN Secretariat TI 5 Promote intra- and inter-ASEAN investment in the mineral sector (WGTIM) i) Organise conferences, seminars, expositions, exhibitions, and, exchange programmes 2012 – 2015 Singapore ii) Sharing of information on increasing added value in minerals and precious stones 2012 - 2015 Indonesia Programme Projects and Activities Suggested timelines Country Coordinator TI 6 Sharing of Information on Mineral Resources (WGMID) i) Development of ASEAN database on minerals 2012 - 2015 Indonesia ii) Organising training courses, exchanging experts in mineral database sector between ASEAN Member States 2012 – 2015 Indonesia iii) Exchange geological-mineral samples between ASEAN Member States and with Dialogue Partners 2012 - 2015 Viet Nam Strategy 2: Promoting Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Mineral Development Programme Projects and Activities Suggested timelines Country Coordinator ES1 Incentives for environmentally and socially sustainable mineral development i) Sharing information on existing incentives and laws/regulations, if any, to support smart partnerships between public and private sectors 2012 - 2015 Brunei ii) Facilitate dialogues and forums to enhance investment and cooperation in environmentally and socially sustainable mineral development 2012 - 2015 Viet Nam iii) Recognition of best practices in environmentally and socially sustainable mineral development in the form of awards 2012 - 2015 Brunei Programme Projects and Activities Suggested timelines Country Coordinator ES2 Capacity building for sustainable mineral development i) Establish information sharing mechanisms on the social frameworks, environmental standards and legislations 2012 - 2015 Thailand ii) Develop sustainability assessment framework and guidelines as well as promote sustainability database development of the mineral sector 2012 - 2015 Thailand iii) Conduct training to strengthen capacities of national authorities to improve management frameworks for safe, responsible and environmentally sustainable mineral development 2012 - 2015 Malaysia ES3 Exchange of knowledge and best practices i) Identify and document indigenous knowledge and best practices in environmental protection and rational utilisation of mineral resources 2012 - 2015 Indonesia ii) Continuous programmes on exchange of knowledge on environmentally and socially responsible mineral development practices 2012 - 2015 Indonesia iii) R&D on increasing added value in minerals and precious stones 2012 - 2015 Indonesia Programme Projects and Activities Suggested timelines Country Coordinator ES4 Remediation and rehabilitation of abandoned and closed mines/sites i) Identify, document and disseminate remediation and rehabilitation strategies and measures for abandoned and closed mines/sites 2012 - 2015 Lao PDR ii) Training and research to build the human and technical capacity in remediation and rehabilitation measures for abandoned mines/sites and mine closures 2012 - 2015 Lao PDR ES5 Engagement and cooperation with ASEAN Dialogue Partners i) Organise dialogues for interaction and exchange knowledge on sustainable mineral development 2012 - 2015 Philippines ii) Conduct mutual visits and meetings of experts in research and development on environmentally sustainable mineral development 2012 - 2015 Philippines iii) Identify existing networks and encourage cooperation within ASEAN for mutual capacity building 2012 - 2015 Cambodia iv) Conduct cooperative programmes with Dialogue Partners for transfer of technology 2012 - 2015 Myanmar Programme Projects and Activities Suggested timelines Country Coordinator ES6 Communication, education and public awareness i) Exchange information on communication campaigns for public awareness on environment, health and socio-economic benefits of mineral resources development 2012 - 2015 Malaysia ii) Develop education material on the benefits of environmentally sustainable mineral resources development 2012 - 2015 Malaysia Strategy 3: Strengthening Institutional and Human Capacities in the ASEAN Minerals Sector Programmes Projects and Activities Suggested timelines Country Coordinator IH1 Develop regional training plans i) Organisation of training programmes based on the outcomes of the Analysis of Training Needs of ASEAN Mineral Administrations/ Agencies 2012 - 2015 Viet Nam IH2 Enhance institutional, human and technological capacities, including capacity building for research, innovation and technology transfer in minerals and geosciences i) Training on geological surveys and resource mapping 2012 - 2015 Indonesia ii) Exchange of geological and resource information between ASEAN Member States through regional conferences 2012 - 2015 Cambodia iii) Short training courses on resource mapping, evaluation and mineral economics 2012 - 2015 Philippines Programmes Projects and Activities Suggested timelines Country Coordinator iv) Training of mineral researchers and geoscientists 2012 - 2015 Thailand v) Seek opportunities of scholarship on mineral-related post graduate programme 2012 - 2015 Viet Nam vi) Attachment training in ASEAN Member State(s) 2012 - 2015 Myanmar vii) Short term training courses on specialised areas, especially environmental management, minerals processing and rehabilitation 2012 - 2015 Indonesia viii)Exchange of scientific knowledge, experience through seminars, conferences and field technical visits such as Asian Industrial Minerals Conference (AIM), Base Metals and Precious Metals Conference 2012 - 2015 Lao PDR ix) Capacity building on the exploration of shale gas in organic rich schist formation 2012 - 2015 Viet Nam x) Training and exploration on offshore sea minerals exploration 2012 - 2015 Viet Nam IH3 Promote cooperative scientific, i) Identification of areas for cooperative studies 2012 - 2015 Malaysia Programmes Projects and Activities Suggested timelines Country Coordinator technological research and development and technology transfer programmes with ASEAN Dialogue Partners and other international agencies ii) Identification of areas for technology transfer 2012 - 2015 Malaysia IH4 Develop and adopt efficient technologies to ensure rational extraction and utilisation of mineral resources i) Intensify research and development on new technologies in evaluation, mining, processing and utilisation of mineral raw materials 2012 - 2015 Malaysia ii) Sharing and exchange of information and experience on latest technology and practices through regional conferences 2012 - 2015 Brunei Darussalam IH 5 Enhance capacity on mineral resource revenue management i) Holding trainings on Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) for ASEAN Senior Officials on Minerals 2012-2015 Indonesia ФФФФФФФФФФ
 

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