sharing in governance of extractive industries

Abdul Rahman Shour
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Abdul Rahman Shour joined Joseph Smith's group


The African Youth on Mining and Environment (AYME)  was established in line with the African Mining Vision, the UN Agenda 21, the Paris Agreement, the UN Guiding Principle on Business and Human Rights- among host of other Regional and International legal extractive and environmental Instruments.  AYME has the VISION of seeing responsible mining along with sustainable environmental consideration. AYME has the MISSION of active youth involvement and meaningful contribution in the good governance…See More
May 10, 2014
Abdul Rahman Shour joined Andrea Shemberg's group

Virtual Think Tank

Contract analysis, trends and current issues in extractive industries
May 10, 2014
Abdul Rahman Shour joined Johnny West's group

OpenOil UG

OpenOil UG is a Berlin-based consultancy working on transparency, governance and more progressive outcomes of extractive industries. We publish guides to  EI in English, French, Arabic & Spanish, and consult to public and private sector partners on three continents.See More
May 10, 2014
Abdul Rahman Shour joined Aasmund Andersen's group

Sierra Leone Mineral Rights

Discussion on the management and administration of mineral rights in Sierra Leone. See More
May 10, 2014
Abdul Rahman Shour joined Jim Cust's group

Natural Resource Charter Discussion Group

A group for discussing the Natural Resource Charter. In particular this a forum is open to users to provide input and feedback on the Charter text and the project as a whole.See More
May 10, 2014
Abdul Rahman Shour is now a member of GOXI
Apr 7, 2014

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Organisation (if non, specify N/A)
Extractives Transparency and Accountability Group (ETAG)
Type of Organisation
Civil Society Organisation, Academia
Job Title
University Students Coordinator
About My Work
ETAG) fosters effective participation of youths and intellectuals in the good governance of natural resources in Sierra Leone. It includes youth organisations, undergraduates and postgraduates from distinct backgrounds.ETAG promotes public knowledge of mining laws, and policies; contract transparency and accountability revenue management; manage mining related conflicts; advocate on environmental protection, eradicate the paradox of plenty for socioeconomic development. We enhances direct youth/grassroots engagement to ensure good relationships among citizens, public institutions and mining companies and promotes stakeholders’ compliance with EITI rules.

We are a Student/Youth group on Mining oil and Gas

ETAG bridges the gap for university students, intellectuals and youths to effectively contribute in governance, and the extractive debates in Sierra Leone mining, oil and gas industries. This includes: (1) creating a Public forum for active participation in public debates on various policies, laws, charters, visions, and community development issues in the extractive industries. (2) To empower University Students and youths to participate in the good governance of natural resources in Sierra Leone. (3) To proffer recommendations to stakeholders (Government, Mining Companies, Development Partners) on how to approach challenges faced in the extractive industries of Sierra Leone.
ETAG embarks on:
 Public lectures
 Organized community conferencing
 Training
 Research and Advocacy
Areas of interest
diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development
Intererested in job/consulting opportunities

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