Collection 363 - World Gold Commission

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ZA COM MR-AAO-363

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World Gold Commission

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  • 1988 - 1990s (Accumulation)

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The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford holds the archives of the organisation as part of the ELTSA collection.

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The World Gold Commission (WGC) was founded in 1988 to promote worldwide sanctions against South African gold sales. It received financial support from the UN Centre Against Apartheid and was backed by the AAM and the liberation movements. It was active in information dissemination and the presentation of evidence to international bodies.

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