Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)

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21 May 2015

Ghana: NGOs call for provision on environmental restoration to be included in extractives transparency bill

Author: Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

'CSOs call for a review of GHEITI bill', 21 May 2015: Civil society Organisations…are calling for…[a] review of…Ghana[‘s] Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) bill to include the restoration of the environment after extraction of...

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21 May 2015

Nigeria's extractives transparency initiative to undergo validation review by EITI

Author: Juliet Alohan, Leadership (Nigeria)

'Assessing Nigeria's chances at passing EITI validation', 21 May 2015: The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a global body which promotes the principles of openness, transparency and accountability in the operations and...

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19 May 2015

Nigeria: Local extractives transparency initiative cites contract secrecy as major impediment to its work

Author: Juliet Alohan, Leadership (Nigeria)

'Contract secrecy major challenge in EITI implementation', 19 May 2015: The inability to open up the licencing registers of the oil and gas companies and put in the public domain the sector’s operating contracts has been identified as one of the major...

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18 May 2015

Africa: 'Govts. should put transparency and accountability at the heart of their extraction policies', says analyst

Author: Sebastian Gatimu, Institute for Security Studies, Nairobi

'Exploiting minerals, exploiting communities', 18 May 2015: In Africa…extractive industries have sparked much controversy and debate. While these industries…promise…economic growth and social development, they have, in many cases, instead contributed...

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18 May 2015
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13 May 2015

Malawi to join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative to "enhance transparency in the mining sector"

Author: Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

"Malawi to join the EITI"...

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29 April 2015
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Author: AGEFI, Genève (Suisse)

"La lisibilité sensiblement accrue: Glencore. Le rapport de durabilité du groupe 2014 est plus complet et mieux structuré que ceux qui ont précédé", 29 avril 2015...

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28 April 2015

Western govts. & businesses played "key role" in Azerbaijan’s crackdown on freedom of expression, says Intl. Bar Association commentary

Author: Rebecca Lowe, International Bar Association

"Azerbaijan: Western inaction breeding ‘culture of impunity’ for free speech abuses", 23 April 2015...

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27 April 2015
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21 April 2015

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative downgrades Azerbaijan to “candidate” country over govt.’s crackdown on civil society

Author: Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)

"Azerbaijan downgraded to candidate country", 15 April 2015...

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