International Lead and Zinc Study Group (ILZSG)
Groupe d'étude international du plomb et du zinc
Grupo Internacional de Estudio sobre el Plomo y el Zinc
Mezdunarodnaja Issledovatelskaja Gruppa po Svincu i Cinku
1959-05 New York NY USA
May 1959, New York NY (USA), following resolution of United Nations Conference on Lead and Zinc, 1958, Geneva (Switzerland), as successor body to 'Lead and Zinc Committee', set up Sep 1958, London (UK). First session Jan 1960, Geneva. From inception until 1 Apr 1977, located in United Nations Headquarters, New York NY, later in London and since in Lisbon (Portugal).
Provide opportunities for regular intergovernmental consultations on international trade in lead and zinc; provide continuous information regarding supply and demand and its probable development; improve transparency in global lead and zinc markets; make special studies of the world situation in lead and zinc; consider possible solutions to special problems or difficulties unlikely to be resolved in the ordinary development of world trade.
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Group meets in full session once a year. Officers: Chairman and 2 Vice-Chairmen. Secretariat, headed by Secretary-General. Committees on which all members are represented (4): Standing; Statistical and Forecasting; Mine and Smelter Projects; Economic and Environment. Sub-committees under the Economic Committee (3): Economic; Environment; Recycling. Industry Advisory Panel. Membership open to member countries of the United Nations or of its specialized agencies or of WTO which are substantially interested in production or consumption of or trade in lead and/or zinc. Membership currently represents about 90% of production and consumption of lead and zinc.
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