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Slew of new payment disclosure requirements undermine oil industry case - See more at: http://politicsofpoverty.oxfamamerica.org/2013/06/17/global-breakthroughs-on-payment-disclosure-undermine-oil-industry-case-against-sec/#sthash.6OVBtNPT.dpuf
18 June 2013

If you’re in the oil business and trying to hide your payments to host governments, last week was a rough one. Most notably, on Wednesday the European Parliament overwhelmingly approved new European Union legislation that requires oil, gas and mining companies to disclose their ...

Combatting the resource curse: conferences and mandatory disclosure rules
17 June 2013

One of the most powerful things that we in developed countries can do to help combat the resource curse in developing countries is to make sure that mining and drilling companies are transparent about their activities. Companies that are domiciled and/or listed on stock exchanges in developed countr ...

The 2013 Resource Governance Index
10 June 2013

The Resource Governance Index (RGI) measures the quality of governance in the oil, gas and mining sector of 58 countries. From highly ranked countries like Norway, the United Kingdom and Brazil to lowranking countries like Qatar, Turkmenistan and Myanmar, the Index identifies critical achievements a ...

Konferensia Regional membrus PUBLISH WHAT YOU PAY no IKAT-US regional iha Jakarta-Indonesia03 June 2013
10 June 2013

Iha loron 31 de Mai to’o loron 04 fulan Juni 2013, Publish What You Pay (PWYP) no IKAT-US (A South Asian Partnership for better Governance in Extractive Industries)  hala’o Konferensia regional, konferensia ne’e hala’o iha Hotel Morrissy-Cidade Jakarta-Indonesia. Objecti ...

Latest Boston bomb suspect's name was on classified government watch lists Era of "Big Oil" secrecy is over
24 April 2013

Author: Daniel Kaufmann, President, Revenue Watch Institute  Earlier this month, the European Union (EU) took a decisive step towards transparency: It agreed to mandate publicly-listed European companies as well as large private firms to disclose their payments to governments for oil, gas and m ...

Enhancing the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
21 February 2013

Enhancing the Extractive Industries Transparency InitiativeA position paper submitted by the full and alternate civil society members of the EITIInternational Board1 prior to the EITI Oslo Board meeting on 26-27 February 2013   BackgroundThe 26-27 February meeting of the EITI Board in Oslo repr ...

Let's be Honest : Corruption, Business and Aid
09 February 2013

CAFOD new Paper - Let's be Honest : Corruption, Business and Aid ! Quote : Mericio Akara works for CAFOD’s partner Luta Hamutuk in East Timor. He is unequivocal about why clear and reliable information is so important. “Because we know where this money comes from and how it is taxed, we ...

Advocating Extractive Industries Good Governance, a Story from Southeast Asia
21 January 2013

Morentalisa Hutapea, Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR)  ~  11:00, 18 January 2013 The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) aims to transform its organization of member countries into a single market entity, so it is more competitive in the global market. V ...

Fragile States
21 January 2013

Sustainable Public Procurement in the nexus of peace building, nation building and sustainable development. The message of sustainable public procurement still has value in fragile contexts. While institutional capacity and processes may be weak and the development of the private sector still in its ...

Members of Congress & Oxfam defend oil and mining transparency law of Dodd-Frank Act
21 January 2013

http://www.oxfamamerica.org/press/pressreleases/members-of-congress-oxfam-defend-oil-and-mining-transparency-law-of-dodd-frank-act   MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release January 16, 2013   Contact: Jessica Forres, +1 202 777 2914, and jforres@oxfamamerica.org   MEMBERS OF CONGRESS & ...