sharing in governance of extractive industries

Abdul Rahman Shour
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  • Sierra Leone
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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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