On September 12, the second meeting of the Working Group of the Participating States of the Intergovernmental Council on Exploration, Use and Protection of Mineral Resources on topical areas of development of geology and subsoil use was held. It was attended by the director of the Institute of Geology and Geophysics named after H.M.Abdullayev – A.B.Kholikov.
The meeting considered and discussed current trends in the development of geology and subsoil use in modern conditions, including:
– on the draft Model requirements for experts in the field of reserves assessment, resources and mineral development and competent persons;
– conceptual proposals for the creation of an international Organization of Experts in the field of Reserves Assessment;
– on the development of a training program for experts on mineral reserves and competent persons;
– on the draft Model Code of Ethics for Mineral Reserves Experts and Competent Persons;
– on the development of proposals for the formation of a unified (international) register of experts on mineral reserves and competent persons;
– on cooperation with countries outside the Intergovernmental Council in the field of harmonization of national classifications of minerals and the formation of uniform requirements for experts on mineral reserves and competent persons and the Code of Ethics of Experts.