Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)

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28 October 2014

UK Business, Innovation and Skills Parliamentary Select Committee: Mining sector needs greater transparency & accountability

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27 October 2014

EITI discussion Podcast

EITI Champion Jo Swinson and The Rt. Hon. Clare Short, Chair of the EITI Board discussing UK EITI implementation  on the 9th October 2014, ahead of the 28th Board meeting where the UK was admitted as an EITI candidate country.  

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15 October 2014

EITI deeply concerned about civil society situation in Azerbaijan, initiates early validation

Author: Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)

"Statement by EITI Chair Clare Short on Azerbaijan", 15 October 2014...

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15 October 2014

UK admitted as an EITI candidate country and moves one step closer to EITI compliance

Author: UK Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS)

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15 October 2014

UK admitted as EITI candidate country; joins over 40 other countries committed to improve transparency in oil, gas & mining

Also Guest blog by UK Business Minister, Jo Swinson available here.

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14 October 2014
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Author: Fabrice Zoéwendsaongo Ouedraogo, Lefaso.net (Burkina Faso)

"Orpaillage en Afrique de l’ouest : En attendant l’entrée en vigueur de la Convention de Minamata", 14 octobre 2014...

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14 October 2014

So. African NGO report raises concerns regarding negative community impacts of coal mining; Anglo American and Nedbank respond

Bench Marks Foundation has released a report,  which examines the conduct of the key players in South Africa's coal mining sector, including the corporate grievance mechanisms used by these companies, the community engagement concerns identified and...

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13 October 2014

Myanmar: Global Witness report on oil & gas companies' beneficial ownership

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7 October 2014

6 trends shaping human rights & business in Africa: Observations from Africa Forum by Mike Baab, Danish Institute

Author: Mike Baab, Danish Institute for Human Rights

"Six Trends Shaping the Human Rights and Business Agenda in Africa: Observations from The UN’s Africa Regional Forum"...

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7 October 2014

Kenya: UK High Commissioner calls for transparent oil revenue management to maximise benefits to locals

Author: Dr Christian Turner, (UK High Commissioner to Kenya) in Capital FM

"Secure environment key for investment in Kenya's extractives sector"...

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