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The International Risk Podcast is a weekly podcast for senior executives, board members and risk advisors. In these podcasts, we speak with risk management specialists from around the world. Our host is Dominic Bowen, originally from Australia, is one of Europe's leading international risk specialists. Having spent the last 20 years successfully establishing large and complex operations in the world's highest risk areas and conflict zones, Dominic now joins you to speak with exciting guests from around the world to discuss risk.
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In this episode, Dominic meets Mark Dummett, Head of Business and Human Rights, as well as human rights researcher at Amnesty International. He will lead today's episode on the current extraction of cobalt in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and the effects the industry is having on the workers. This will include discussions on the cost of electric vehicles in relation to cobalt, and the relationship between China and the West in determining the standards of work in the DRC.