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UN Panel of Experts vs. Israeli MNE operating in the DRC

Case overview

Date filed 1 October 2003
Current status Concluded
Issue Mining activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Summary of the case In 2002, the United Nations Panel of Experts on the Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources and Other Forms of Wealth of the DRC issued a report which included an annex listing companies which, in their view, had violated the Guidelines in the DRC.

In October 2003, the UN Expert Panel issued another report listing an Israeli multinational enterprise as not having responded to the Panel's requests for information and referred it to the Israeli NCP to follow up the alleged violations.
Developments/Outcome Following an enquiry by the NCP, the company in question stopped sourcing from DRC and the NCP subsequently concluded the specific instance.
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NCP Information

NCP name National Contact Point Israel
NCP address Bank Israel Street 5 91036 Jerusalem , Israel
NCP website http://www.ncp-israel.gov.il/
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Complainant

Company Information

Company responsible Israeli multinational enterprise in mining and quarrying operating in the DRC
Company address
Company website
Company in violation
Country of operations Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
Other companies involved

Timeline of developments

Date Actor Action Description Document
31 October 2003 National Contact Point Israel Following an enquiry by the NCP, the company in question stopped sourcing from DRC and the NCP subsequently concluded the specific instance.  

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