Revenue Watch Institute

Type: Organization
Name: Revenue Watch Institute
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Jokowi confirmed as Indonesian election winner, Prabowo rejects result: experts respond

Joko Widodo won Indonesia’s presidential election, the Indonesian Election Commission (KPU) final tally shows. But his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, refused to admit defeat. Prabowo told a press conference…AuthorsLecturer in Political Science at Paramadina ... [Published Conversation AU - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Sovereign Wealth Fund needs transparency, good governance

GOOD news is that Tanzania is on course to form a Sovereign Wealth Fund to manage her oil and gas resources.Bad news is that merely having the fund in place does not mean a cure-all solution to all the challenges or problems that may arise in the course ... [Published Daily News TSN - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Tanzania: Activists Stress Their Oversight Role in Extractive Sector

CIVIL Society Organisations (CSOs) have described their oversight role on the extractive sector as inevitable if the natural resources are to benefit the country's economy.Participants to a benchmarking exercise for CSOs on the natural resources charter ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Tanzania: Sovereign Wealth Fund - Call to Impose Strict Risk Limitations

TANZANIA is on course to establish a Sovereign Wealth Fund to manage proceeds from oil and gas finds, but experts caution that to reap maximum benefits from its resources, the country must have in place effective mechanisms to foster good governance and ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Ghana and the EITI Standard: Charting a Course Toward Continued Compliance

Ghana is seeking to increase the information available to citizens on mining, oil and gas extraction activities. The West African nation, which has the continent's second largest gold output as well as valuable undersea oil and gas deposits, already makes ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Tunisia’s Oil and Gas: Claims for Disclosure

Posted on 24 Jun, 2014Hafawa Rebhi, IACC Young Journalist , reports from Tunisia on transparency and accountability in the Tunisian extractive industries sector.On May 19th, 2014 the Revenue Watch Institute (RWI) published Tunisia’s Resource Governance ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

How does Ghana manage its oil? A snapshot

Author:Celeste HicksCeleste Hicks is a freelance journalist and former BBC correspondent in Chad writing a book about the oil industry in Africa and how to break the resource curse. Published by Zed Books, it should go to press later in the year. Here ... [Published Publish What You Pay - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Upstream Oil And Gas Industry In Ghana The Petroleum Exploration And Production Bill 2013 A Modern Concession. Why Ghana?

'Imagine what Africa will look like when it has fully tapped into its potential he said, citing opportunities in agriculture, manufacturing and intra-African trade.But Africa and its partners will miss the opportunity to transform the lives of future ... [Published Modern Ghana - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

New EITI Charter Out

The Revenue Watch Institute – Natural Resource Charter (RWI-NRC) has released the Revenue Watch Institute Guide to the EITI Standard. The guide is an online, interactive reference that allows users to explore the opportunities in the EITI Standard in ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 2 reports

Transparency in Natural Resources: Why is the U.S. Playing Catch Up?

Back in August 2012, when the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued detailed rules under Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act, I was among those who commented that it was a huge step toward transparency in the oil, gas and mining industries, ... [Published Brookings Up Front - Jun 09 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

Calls to boost Malaysia state oil royalties

Calls to raise royalties from 5% to 20%04/06/2014 Government will give proposal utmost considerationAdam DuckettMALAYSIA’S government is under pressure to give higher oil royalties to producing states, following calls from Sarawak’s opposition state ... [Published TCE Today - Jun 04 2014]
First reported May 28 2014 - Updated May 28 2014 - 1 reports

Transparency and Natural Resources: How the U.S. Can Regain Its Leadership

Event Information June 9, 20144:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Falk AuditoriumBrookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event In 2010, the United States made history by becoming the first country to require all ... [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - May 28 2014]

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He said the charter would help the government manage the natural resources within expectations of the populace. "Through this process, we want to see where we stand."
"This absence of transparency, found in half of the funds identified, presents significant obstacles to good governance and sustainable development" the report reads in part...
...27 Issue No. 4 International Energy Law Symposium 1992, Modern "Concession Contracts are alleged to be subject to undue influences and corruption. We have no doubts in our minds that, that is exactly what is happening in Ghana, the Star of Africa"

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Jokowi confirmed as Indonesian election winner,... [Published Conversation AU - Jul 22 2014]
Sovereign Wealth Fund needs transparency, good ... [Published Daily News TSN - Jul 20 2014]
Tanzania: Activists Stress Their Oversight Role... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 11 2014]
Tanzania: Sovereign Wealth Fund - Call to Impos... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 08 2014]
NRGI President Daniel Kaufmann Joins EITI Board [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Jul 02 2014]
Ghana and the EITI Standard: Charting a Course ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Jul 02 2014]
Tunisia’s Oil and Gas: Claims for Disclosure [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Jul 01 2014]
How does Ghana manage its oil? A snapshot [Published Publish What You Pay - Jun 30 2014]
The Upstream Oil And Gas Industry In Ghana The ... [Published Modern Ghana - Jun 27 2014]
Sovereign Wealth Funds—The Keys to Success [Published IMF - Jun 20 2014]
New EITI Charter Out [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Jun 16 2014]
ND Ethics Law Potentially Broken on Petraeus Fr... [Published naked capitalism - Jun 13 2014]
EITI hopeful for transparent Malaysia [Published TCE Today - Jun 11 2014]
Transparency in Natural Resources: Why is the U... [Published Brookings Up Front - Jun 09 2014]
Transparency and Natural Resources: How the U.S... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jun 09 2014]
Calls to boost Malaysia state oil royalties [Published TCE Today - Jun 04 2014]
Transparency and Natural Resources: How the U.S... [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - May 28 2014]
PAS calls for Petronas audit after Malaysia’s t... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Malaysia - May 29 2013]
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ND Ethics Law Potentially Broken on Petraeus Fr... [Published naked capitalism - Jun 13 2014]
Yves here. Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog has done important original reporting and uncovered what could be impermissible dealings between North Dakota officials and David Petraeus, in his role as emissary for one of private equity’s best-known players, KKR. ...
Transparency in Natural Resources: Why is the U... [Published Brookings Up Front - Jun 09 2014]
Back in August 2012, when the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued detailed rules under Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act, I was among those who commented that it was a huge step toward transparency in the oil, gas and mining industries, ...
Transparency and Natural Resources: How the U.S... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jun 09 2014]
Event Information June 9, 20144:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Falk AuditoriumBrookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event In 2010, the United States made history by becoming the first country to require all ...
Transparency and Natural Resources: How the U.S... [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - May 28 2014]
Event Information June 9, 20144:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Falk AuditoriumBrookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event In 2010, the United States made history by becoming the first country to require all ...
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