Conflict Minerals in Central Africa: U.S. and International Responses

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This report discusses how Congress has focused on ways to help end or mitigate the effects of conflicts and human rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including several hearingw which have become law. The main issue is related to "conflict minerals," the so-called “3TGs”: ores of tantalum and niobium, tin, tungsten, and gold, and their derivatives.

Creator(s): Cook, Nicolas
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Creation Date: July 20, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Cook, Nicolas

Specialist in African Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: July 20, 2012
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United States
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Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:

This report discusses how Congress has focused on ways to help end or mitigate the effects of conflicts and human rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including several hearingw which have become law. The main issue is related to "conflict minerals," the so-called “3TGs”: ores of tantalum and niobium, tin, tungsten, and gold, and their derivatives.

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39 pages.

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