Le Pérou et la Mauritanie déclarés pays Conformes à l’ITIE

Peru and Mauritania were this week found to be in compliance with the EITI standard. The EITI (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative) is the global standard that ensures accountability and transparency of the revenues from a country’s extractive sector. The international EITI Board announced that the two countries have been accepted as “EITI Compliant” at its meeting at Wiston House in the United Kingdom. 

Клер Шорт: Прозрачность на практике, уроки развития и ИПДО

Председатель ИПДО Клер Шорт прочла 8 декабря  в организации «Transparency International Великобритания».

В своей лекции г-жа Шорт коротко рассматривает эволюцию мероприятий по обуздания коррупции, сделав заключение о том, что некоторые крупные шаги были достигнуты с момента того, как коррупция стала рассматриваться серьезно в последние 10-15 лет, примером чего служит недавнее увеличение числа стран, следующих стандарту ИПДО. Она отметила, что несомненно, ИПДО взято хорошее начало.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf co-recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize

The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced today that the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee, Tawakkul Karman "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work".

Chair of the EITI Clare Short said: "Congratulations to all the three laureates, including Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, long-time friend of the EITI.

Clare Short on panel at the IMF Annual Meeting

Good Management of Natural Resources: Lessons and Opportunities for Low Income Countries

Session Description: Many countries face challenges to realize the full potential of their exhaustible natural resources and avoid the pitfalls that have plagued resource-rich countries in the past. This is particularly the case for low-income countries, which have huge development needs but often weak institutions. Economic challenges include optimal resource taxation, fiscal policy design,