Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)
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Sierra Leone transparency body prepares to compile report of 2012 extractive industry payments to government
"SLEITI gears up for 2012 EITI Report", 8 Aug 2014: In a release issued by SLEITI...Sierra Leone is in the process of producing its fourth Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) report, covering the fiscal year 2012. This is an EITI...
Author: Daniel J. Graeber, United Press International (UPI)
Human Rights Watch said Azerbaijan should be suspended from a global transparency initiative on energy issues because of restrictive measures against NGOs. "Azerbaijan's government is squeezing activist groups to the breaking point while claiming to...
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Global Witness urges USA to push for transparency in natural resource wealth management to transform lives in Africa
Author: Simon Taylor & Corinna Gilfillan, Global Witness
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Kenya Civil Society Platform on Oil & Gas' report urges oil companies to respect local communities' rights
Author: Motoko Aizawa & John Ruggie, in Institute for Human Rights & Business
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