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SIA e-learning programme: registration open

  Registration is open for the second round of the the SIA e-learning programme offered by Community Insights Group and the University of Strathclyde . The 8-week course will build your practical knowledge in conducting SIA that conforms to IAIA’s International ...

Human Rights Impact Assessment in the Mining Sector: DIHR/CIG Workshop

As part of the IAIA Special Symposium focused on the mining sector, CIG’s Gabriela Factor and Nora Gotzmann from the Danish Institute for Human Rights have trained 27 participants in key concepts and tools for integrating human rights into impact ...

Upcoming Courses

Social Impact Assessments e-learning programme Online, 4 March to 10 May 2019 Registration and information at https://www.communityinsights.eu/new-sia-e-learning-2/ Human Right and Impact Assessment, 2 day course Brisbane, Australia, 27-28 April 2019 Registration and information at http://conferences.iaia.org/2019/tc-01.php   Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability Maputo, ...

Gender Impact Assessment to come to Energy Projects in all 15 member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

Community Insights Group (CIG) hosted a luncheon with leading professionals and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) leaders in Denmark to present and discuss the Regional Directive on Gender Assessments in Energy Projects, recently validated and adopted in ECOWAS. The Decree’s validation ...

Strathclyde students win a design award

Great news from our academic partner the University of Strathclyde.  A group of engineering students taught by CIG director won the Grand Final of Engineers without Borders Engineering for People Design Challenge against groups from 25 universities.   The team’s ...

‘Communities have to decide’: CIG Director takes part in the indigenous groups event in Northern Quebec

Read about the event organized by Indigenous Peoples Section of the IAIA on the CBC NEWS site. Current IAIA President and CIG Director Ana Maria Esteves and delegates from Mongolia, Sweden, Nigeria, Brazil, Chile, and other countries have come to ...

New Local Content Guidance – IPIECA

The global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues (IPIECA) published the second edition of the local content guidance document for the oil and gas industry developed by CIG in collaboration with Evelyn Dietsche. The guidance ...

New IAIA Social Impact Assessment Guidance

CIG contributed to the new IAIA Social Impact Assessment Guidance Document. The document seeks to provide advice on good practice in the undertaking and appraisal of SIAs and the adaptive management of projects to address the social issues. It ...