What does Kyrgyzstan's mining sector look like? Who plays the leading role in it? What does the 2012 EITI Report reveal about the country's extractives? Listen and egnage with Clare Short and the National Secretariat at a two-hour conference at the Ak-Keme Hotel on 14 May 9:00 - 11:00 to find out more.
This conference is jointly organised by ITC, the European Commission and the World Bank Group an International Conference on Taxation of Extractive Industries.
Open Government Partnership High‐Level Side Event to the 69th United Nations General Assembly: Citizen Action, Responsive Government
This conference, organised in partnership with the World Bank's Governance Partnership Facility (GPF) will explore the priorities and challenges for governance in development, as well as sharing innovative examples of governance in country programmes and thematic sectors.
For more information visit http://www.odi.org/events/4007-new-directions-governance
The focus of 2014 Intergovernmental Forum's Annual General Meeting is "Social Benefits and Engagement". The meeting will feature shared events with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the World Gold Council and the World Economic Forum, in addition to presentations and panel discussions focused on issues such as local revenue management, women’s economic empowerment, operational security and community engagement.
The Second Annual Oman Energy Forum will bring together key stakeholders in the Oman energy industry to have a dynamic knowledge exchange about Oman's expanding global footprint on the energy map in a bid to tap into a new trade route; combined with intensifying efforts to stimulate the creation of in-country value, accelerate Omanization and build out key domestic infrastructure.
The focus of this year’s meeting is on “following the money” to combat the vast illicit outflows that are hampering economic development and poverty reduction, and on ending impunity for corruption. “Ending impunity” is intended to capture the objectives of both enforcement and accountability
Sessions will include discussion of the following topics:
Over the course of the meeting, the assembled participants will be asked to weigh in on: key issues and challenges for the field to address over the coming years; what we do (not) know about efficacy of our strategies to improve governance of extractive industries (GEI) to date and how this can be improved to inform future efforts; and opportunities/modalities for different actors to work together to bring about deep, tangible impacts on specific priority challenges in the next 3-5 years.
Marking 10 years of the UN Global Compact 10th principle against corruption
Session A: Anti-Corruption Collective Action in Practice
Co-organized by the Basel Institute on Governance & the UN Global Compact
SpeakersOpening remarks: Georg Kell (UNGC) and Gretta Fenner (Basel Institute on Governance)Moderators: Olajobi Makinwa (UNGC) and Gretta Fenner (Basel Institute on Governance)Panellists:- Mr Pedro Montoya, General Counsel, Airbus- Mr Peter Perfecto,