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Office of the Extractive Sector CSR Counsellor - Request for review involving Excellon Resources Inc.

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Status: Excellon Resources Inc. withdrew from the process before proceeding to the dialogue stage. The file has been closed. Issues raised relate to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights.

Steps in the review process - file #2011-01-MEX

April 8, 2011 Step 1: The request for review was submitted to the Office.

April 11, 2011 Step 2: The Office acknowledged the request.

April 14, 2011 Step 3: The Office found the request eligible for the review process and advised all parties. This screening determined eligibility of the request for the mandate of the Office; it did not endorse or validate any of the matters raised in the request.

April-September 2011 Step 4: The Counsellor worked with the parties in informal mediation and trust building.

Late September 2011 Excellon withdrew from the process prior to structured dialogue.

October 2011 The closing report is posted on Office’s website.


The Counsellor was not able to fulfill her mandate of bringing parties together into a constructive dialogue. Excellon Resources Inc. withdrew from the process before proceeding to the dialogue stage.



All reports including the closing report and field visit reports for this matter can be found on the Office's website.

Contributor(s): This article was modified by Csr-counsellor (1).