Publication: Revenue Watch Institute

First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

A Mining Environmental Disaster in Mexico Sparks a National Debate

On September 7, Mexico’s environmental officials denounced the spillage of 40 million liters (10.5 million U.S. gallons) of sulfuric acid into the Bacanuchi, an affluent of the Sonora River, the major water source in one of Northwest Mexico’s driest states ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Mexico, Mining, NRGi, Environment
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

After a Decade's Work, Re-Strategizing Natural Resource Governance Interventions

On September 18, the World Bank and the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) will host a half-day discussion in London on the challenges and opportunities in supporting natural resource-rich countries to manage their hydrocarbon and mineral wealth. ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

NRGI President Daniel Kaufmann on Why Governance Matters

Resource Governance Index Data Tools Follow NRGI on TwitterAbove: Lorem for ipsum dolorSit Amet, do equius et.Photo: Drew M.Above: Etiam felis velit, sodalesAdipiscing et lorem integerPhoto: Ian R.Above: Sed dolor dui, lobortis quis sagittisfermentum ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: NRGi, Daniel Kaufmann, Index
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Stakeholders Converge in Cameroon: Mining Governance and Oversight the Topic du Jour at Francophone African Conference

Recently the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and the Catholic University of Central Africa ( UCAC ) held a two-day conference in Yaoundé, Cameroon, on governance and oversight of the extractive industries. The event brought together civil ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

High Hopes, High Barriers: Can Myanmar Find Its Way With EITI?

Photograph by MinzayarIn early July 2014 the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative ( EITI ) International board accepted Myanmar as an EITI candidate country at its board meeting in Mexico. This was a milestone in a process that started two years ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Q&A with Honorable Mariama Moussa, Nigerien Member of Parliament

Parliamentarians in Niger are preparing to draft natural resource legislation, which could possibly include the creation of a sovereign wealth fund to benefit future generations. During her August 2014 visit with two colleagues to study such laws in Ghana, ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

PWYP-Canada and NRGI Welcome Canadian Energy and Mines Ministers' Support for Payment Transparency

– Publish What You Pay Canada and the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) welcome the statement of support today by Canada's energy and mines ministers for the Government of Canada's decision to enact federal legislation to enhance the transparency ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Kampala Shuffle: Searching for Consistency in Uganda's Oil Capital Gains Tax Regime

, the Tax Appeal Tribunal of Uganda ruled in favor of the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) in its suit against Tullow Oil . The tribunal held that Tullow must pay $407 million in capital gains tax (CGT) to the state following the farm-down of 66 percent ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Nigerian Audit Speaks, Will Government Listen?

In 2007, Nigeria passed a law requiring an audit of extractive revenue payments made to and received by the federal government. In advancing the implementation of its mandate, the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) recently ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

A Formidable Coalition: Activists, Journalists and Parliamentarians Come Together in Cameroon

Greetings from the first of two weeks of the summer school course that the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) organizes annually in Yaoundé, Cameroon, in partnership with the Catholic University of Central Africa .This comprehensive course, ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

NRGI's Lee Bailey Talks With Laurel Green of Rio Tinto

5:29, 19 August 2014NRGI's communication director Lee Bailey interviews Laurel Green, chief external affairs policy advisor with Rio Tinto, about the role of the private sector and corporate social responsibility in mining.[embedded content] ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 3 reports

A Libyan Journalist Finds Clarity in Lebanon: Reflections on the 2014 MENA Knowledge Hub Training

Coming from Tripoli, my four colleagues and I—representatives of the Libyan press, media, civil society and geosciences—arrived in Beirut on June 1.We were all there to attend a first part of a ten-day workshop with the Natural Resource Governance Institute ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 11 2014]
Entities: Training, Lebanon, NRGi, Libya, Beirut

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...According to the statement issued on the final day of the 2014 Energy and Mines Ministers Conference in Sudbury, Ontario, "all Provinces and Territories support the principle of mandatory reporting standards for the extractive sector on payments to governments. With this support, the Government of Canada intends to enact legislation." This is a clear indication of the growing support for mandatory payment disclosure across Canada, and also across sectors
"OGP is designed to transform the values of openness, accountability and good governance through public participation and technological innovation" said Dr. IR. Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, chairman of the OGP Steering Committee, speaking to the theme of "innovative openness...

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A Mining Environmental Disaster in Mexico Spark... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - 18 hours ago]
After a Decade's Work, Re-Strategizing Natural ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Sep 17 2014]
NRGI President Daniel Kaufmann on Why Governanc... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Sep 11 2014]
Stakeholders Converge in Cameroon: Mining Gover... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Sep 05 2014]
High Hopes, High Barriers: Can Myanmar Find Its... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Sep 01 2014]
Q&A with Honorable Mariama Moussa, Nigerien Mem... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 29 2014]
PWYP-Canada and NRGI Welcome Canadian Energy an... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 27 2014]
The Kampala Shuffle: Searching for Consistency ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 26 2014]
Nigerian Audit Speaks, Will Government Listen? [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 21 2014]
A Formidable Coalition: Activists, Journalists ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 20 2014]
NRGI's Lee Bailey Talks With Laurel Green of Ri... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 19 2014]
Who Needs Open Data for the Extractive Industries? [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 18 2014]
In Lebanon, RWI Launches Sixth Regional Knowled... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 12 2014]
OGP: Shedding Light on Natural Resource Managem... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 12 2014]
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An Arab Network Blossoms: Reflections on the 20... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 11 2014]
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