One of the themes of the May 2010 UN Commission on Sustainable Development meeting was mining, and its contribution to so-called sustainable development. There were a number of presentations from multiple stakeholder groups, and two of them (one presented on behalf of the Indigenous Peoples group and another submitted on uranium) are published on the Mines and Communities website at
Next year’s meeting in May 2011 will come up with policy recommendations on the subject. You can find out more, including access to other papers, at