DENR hopeful on EITI status for Philippines

Sunday, June 16, 2013

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is optimistic that the country would achieve compliant status with the EITI.

President of Guinea: "Guinea’s current agenda mirrors that of the G8"

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

President of Guinea, Alpha Conde highlights importance of transparency prior to meeting British PM David Cameron at the G8 meeting.

In Sierra Leone, Strong Actions on SLEITI Suspension

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

The government of SL, through the SL EITI has taken action to ensure compliance by local government institutions and mining exploration companies.

PM announces partnerships with Peru and Tanzania to further strengthen transparency in their extractive industries

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

PM S. Harper announced that Canada will work with Peru and Tanzania, to increase transparency and strengthen governance in EI.

MEPs agree tough new rules for extractive companies

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

The European parliament's 'historic' vote on new rules for oil, gas, mining and logging companies will help the global fight against corruption, according to stakeholders and MEPs.

Lack of funds puts construction transparency programme at risk

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

David Cameron urged to use his influence in G8 to save the Construction Sector Transparency Initiative from closure.

Are extractive industries the thin end of the wedge for public data?

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Financial transparency is not merely a way to promote good governance, but increasingly it is being viewed as a democratic right. The campaign passes significant milestones this week.

"Jonathan’s administration is crippling our activities", NEITI laments

Sunday, June 9, 2013

The NEITI has lamented its treatment by the federal government, saying the government is, by its actions, crippling the agency’s activities.

Nigeria Seeks $7.8B From Oil Cos in Unpaid

Monday, June 10, 2013

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathon directed government agencies to recover $7.8 billion that audits carried out by the Nigerian EITI found oil companies operating in the country owed the government in unpaid taxes.

Myanmar promises transparency on resources to attract investors

Monday, June 10, 2013

Myanmar plans to issue landmark regulations for environment protection shortly and join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.