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International Workshop on UNFC-2009

International Workshop on UNFC-2009

21 - 22 June 2010
Warsaw Poland


Workshop - Final Programme

UNECE Press Release "Poland confirms commitment to UNFC-2009"

UNECE Weekly article (no 379)

Workshop Second Announcement

Invitation Letter

Workshop First Announcement

Workshop Organizers: Polish Geological Institute – National Research Institute (PGI-NRI) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in cooperation with the Department of Geology and Geological Concessions of the Polish Ministry of the Environment.

Workshop objective: to build capacity on UNFC-2009, which is a simplified, generic and user-friendly version of UNFC-2004. The practical application of UNFC-2009 to selected deposits in the Polish mining sector will be discussed in detail. Attention will also be given to the efforts of Poland to harmonize its terminology with that of the UNFC. Whilst Poland will be the key focus of the event, there will also be an opportunity to discuss the application of UNFC-2009 in other countries of the region.

For additional information on the event, please contact:

Senior Geologist
Polish Geological Institute
4 Rakowiecka Str., 00-975 Warsaw
Tel: +4822 849 5351/ Fax: +4822 849 5342
E-mail: tadeusz.smakowski AT

Polish Geological Institute
E-mail: marcin.tyminski AT
Mrs. Agnieszka MALON
Polish Geological Institute
E-mail: agnieszka.malon AT


Document Title   ENG
UNFC and Financial Reporting
Michael Lynch-Bell – Ernst & Young and Expert Group on Resource Classification
ECE Expert Group on Resource Classification and UNFC – History and Development
Charlotte Griffiths – UNECE
Application of UNFC to Petroleum
Kjell-Reidar Knudsen – Norwegian Petroleum Directorate
CRIRSCO: A Universal Resources Template for Global Cohesion in a Global Industry for the Global Investor John Barry – CRIRSCO & Rathdowney Resources Ltd                        
Mode of Reporting Resources and Reserves in Poland and Relationship to UNFC, CRIRSCO and PRMS
Marek Nieć – Mineral Economy Committee of Poland
Classification of Gas Reserves Applicable in Poland
Urszula Gawlik – Polish National Oil & Gas Company       
Hard Coal Reserves and Resources in Poland According to UNFC-2009
Tadeusz Smakowski, Henryk Paszcza – PGI
Confidence of Coal Resources Estimation
Jacek Mucha, Eugeniusz Sobczyk, Piotr Saługa, Marek Nieć – Mineral and Energy  Economy Research Institute
Database on Polish Mineral Raw Material Deposits
Agnieszka Malon, Marcin Tymiński – PGI
Minerals Yearbook of Poland
Tadeusz Smakowski – PGI
Copper resources and resevers of KGHM' mines presented according to the polish and internationally recognized classification systems
R. Tomanik, L. Leszczynski – KGHM Polska Miedz S. A.
Applying the UNFC to the Mittelplate Producing German Oil Field: A Case Study by RWE Dea AG (
Martin Hubbig – RWE Dea AG
Application of UNFC to Minerals (Mücella Ersoy – Turkish Coal Enterprises presented by John Barry)  
Mineral Resources of Angola - Importance for the Socio-Economic and Sustainable Development of the Country
Orlando Quinto Pinheiro – Geological Institute of Angola
Database of Mineral Resources of Zambia
Imasiku Nyambe, Cryton Phiri – Geological Department, University of Zambia