The Global Conference is the flagship event in natural resource governance. Governing oil, gas and minerals is no easy task for any country. Improving transparency and accountability to strengthen systems and inform public debate is an essential first step for all countries.
During the last two decades, the African continent has experienced an impressive “mining boom” that has either revitalized long-term and established mining economies (such as Ghana, South Africa, Zambia) or allowed for new economies to emerge (such as new gold producers in West Africa). In the meantime, oil production has increased steadily from the 1980s.
The focus of 2014 Intergovernmental Forum's Annual General Meeting is "Social Benefits and Engagement".
This conference is jointly organised by ITC, the European Commission and the World Bank Group an International Conference on Taxation of Extractive Industries.
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 infrastructu
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.
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.