Dialogue and transparency
In line with its policy of openness and transparency, AREVA meets regularly with local authorities and representatives of civil society and the local population to maintain an ongoing dialogue. The group participates in several structures set up for the purpose of sharing information and to responding to stakeholders’ questions and concerns.
Structures for dialogue
The group maintains an open dialogue with stakeholders to be attentive to their concerns and to inform them about its activities. Dedicated structures have been created in Niger so that information can be regularly shared with local authorities and the population.
Fully transparent reporting
AREVA’s mining sites in Niger regularly publish information concerning their activities. Detailed reports are transmitted to Nigerien authorities and to civil society organizations. In accordance with its transparency policy, AREVA meets with non-governmental organizations opposed to nuclear energy and provides precise replies to their questions.
Stakeholder relationships in Niger
In the department of Arlit, a bilateral steering committee is piloting the agreement of a partnership between the State of Niger, local stakeholders and SOMAÏR and COMINAK, companies within the AREVA group. Participants describe its functioning and its advantages for local development.