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Shedding light into the mining sector

27 February 2015
Space for criminal activities alimented from the mining sector is shrinking. Transparency is the tool, with the voluntary EITI providing the drive. Now the US is tightening the grip with the Dodd Frank Act. [Article in German]

Group seeks transparency in local mining, oil, gas sectors

27 February 2015
Advocates for increased transparency in the mining, oil and gas sectors are pushing for legislation that would make it mandatory for companies to open their books to the public, as well as waive their privacy rights over income declarations.

Carrot, stick considered in proposed law on EITI compliance

27 February 2015
A proposed law to formalize the participation of companies in the Philippine EITI could be submitted to Congress late this year, with firms expected to gain either incentives or sanctions based on their compliance.
26 February 2015
Jonas and Richard in Kiev.
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25 February 2015
Three photos awarded out of 125 photos submitted.
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Gov’t oil contracts lack transparency- IEA

25 February 2015
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) 2015 P-TRAC Index project has revealed that there is no transparency in the awarding and signing of oil and gas contracts signed by government.

United States G8 Partnership With Guinea On Extractives

25 February 2015
Extractives Partnership between Guinea and the United States.
24 February 2015
How to make sure that the EITI serves your country’s interests.
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Time for NNPC to Open Up Itself to Scrutiny

24 February 2015
The forensic audit of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on unremitted crude oil revenue by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) suggests that the state oil company should be transparent in its dealings.
23 February 2015
Indonesia’s EITI can support the broader reform agenda in many ways.
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Petroleum Commission advised to establish online repository

23 February 2015
The Petroleum Commission has been advised to urgently set up an online repository where information on upstream petroleum blocks could be accessed.

Small-scale miners must pay royalties

23 February 2015
Government has been advised to put in place stringent measures to compel small scale miners to pay some royalties to the State.

Revenue from Natural resources will be prudently managed

23 February 2015
Mr Seth Terkper Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, on Tuesday said government is working assiduously to ensure that the enhanced revenues from the country’s natural resources are prudently managed and utilized for the benefit of the people.
20 February 2015
EITI International Secretariat response to the latest MSI Integrity report on MSG Governance.
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11 March 2015
The EITI invites all companies supporting the EITI, or considering to do so, to a lunch briefing led by The Rt Hon Clare...
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IEA Advocates Speedy Passage Of Bills

20 February 2015
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has called for the speedy passage of the Right to Information Bill (RTI) and the Petroleum Exploration and Production Bill, among others, to improve the institutional environment of some key aspects of the managemen

Government to increase transparency in oil and gas sector

20 February 2015
The Institute of Economic Affairs, (IEA), a public policy institute, on Wednesday urged government to increase transparency and accountability in the oil and gas sector.

IEA Calls for Passage of Key Bills in Ghana's Oil Industry

20 February 2015
A Visiting Fellow of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Prof John Asafu-Adjaye has called for the speedy passage of key bills to enhance the level of transparency and accountability in the management of Ghana's oil and gas resources.

BHP Billiton Provides Submission to the Senate Inquiry Into Corporate Tax Avoidance and Minimisation

19 February 2015
BHP Billiton today welcomed the opportunity to provide a submission to the Senate Inquiry into Corporate Tax Avoidance and Minimisation.

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