In resource-rich countries, corruption in the commodities, oil, gas, and mining sectors deprives communities of critical investments in health, education, and infrastructure needed for their well-being. Given the urgency of the problem, governments and civil society are using the collaborative platform provided by OGP to work together to improve natural resources governance.
The Open Governmnet Partnership (OGP) Global Summit will take place 27th-29th October in Mexico City, Mexico. The Head of the EITI International Secretariat, Jonas Moberg, will participate in the Launch of the Openness in Natural Resources Working Group on Wednesday 28th October 2015 at the Palacio de Mineria.
BRASILIA, 18 APRIL 2012. The governments of Colombia and Ukraine announced yesterday that they would implement the EITI, the standard for transparency of revenues from natural resources.