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Javed Noorani
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  • Afghanistan
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  • Marit Kitaw
  • David Manley
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Javed Noorani's Discussions

The EITI validation process in Afghanistan is over

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rose Njeri Wairimu Feb 20, 2014. 1 Reply

Finally the validation of the EITI process in Afghanistan is over and the report has gone to the Validation Committee of EITI. It is imperative to mention that the process underwent an ebb and flow…Continue

 

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Industrial-Scale Looting of Afghanistan’s Mineral Resources

Industrial-Scale Looting of Afghanistan’s Mineral ResourcesTuesday, May 30, 2017By: William Byrd; Javed NooraniAfghanistan has been plagued by large-scale, open looting of mineral resources, involving significant mining operations, bulk transport of minerals along main roads, and crossing the border at just a…See More
Jul 19
Nigerian NRC (NNRC) and Javed Noorani are now friends
May 3
Javed Noorani is attending Miho Taka's event

Commonwealth Professional Fellowship on Improving Natural Resource Governance through Citizen Engagement at Coventry University

March 23, 2017 at 6pm to April 21, 2017 at 7pm
CW%20Fellowship%20Prog%20-%20Natural%20Resource%20Governance%202017%20Coventry.docxThe Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University, in Coventry, UK, is seeking applicants from East Africa for a Professional Fellowship of one month from 23 March 2017- 21 April…See More
Feb 28
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Jun 14, 2016
Javed Noorani left a comment for Sarah Caven
"Dear Sarah, Hello! I am Javed Noorani and currently working on a big project in the mining sector. I wonder if we can discuss some possibilities of working on some aspects of the project? Let me know Javed"
May 10, 2016
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Dec 27, 2015
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Dec 23, 2015
Mohamed Ramadhan Ruwange favorited Javed Noorani's blog post Beneficial Ownership: Mining Sector
Dec 22, 2015
Javed Noorani commented on Olga Cherepanova's event 'Mining and Communities Solutions 2016'
"Can I attend as a researcher in the mining sector? I may not have a paper to present but certainly in future. Javed"
Dec 17, 2015
Javed Noorani is attending Olga Cherepanova's event

Mining and Communities Solutions 2016 at UBC campus, Vancouver, Canada

June 6, 2016 at 8:30am to June 8, 2016 at 5pm
New conference series launched by InfoMine and the University of British Columbia that will explore the relationships between mining operations, host governments and communities.Currently accepting abstracts, submit yours now!See More
Dec 17, 2015
Javed Noorani posted a blog post

Beneificial Ownership in the Extractive Industries

 Beneficial OwnershipAfghanistan like many other resource rich countries is fragile, lacking legal framework, institutions and mechanism to regulate its huge mining sector. This is further complicated by widespread corruption in the country. Powerful individuals with political connections have been signing contracts to extract minerals often paying little or nothing to the state thus denying citizens their due benefits from the sector.It is imperative to bring  the EITI principles which…See More
Dec 16, 2015
Javed Noorani and Kobina Aidoo are now friends
Dec 12, 2015
Javed Noorani posted a blog post

Mineral Rush : A Rough Road for Afghanistan

   Mineral Rush :  A Rough Road for AfghanistanGemstone extraction has thousands of years of history in Afghanistan. The charming lapis lazuli was extracted 6500 years ago and it has decorated the thrones and statues of Pharoes. Lapis dust was also used as color by famous European artists in work their production of art in  17th and 18th centuries. Afghanistan is now known for a good  range of  color stones but the protracted turmoil in the country denied her direct access to international…See More
Oct 16, 2015
Javed Noorani is attending Arash Irantalab Tehrani's event

Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry (SDIMI) at University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada

July 12, 2015 at 8am to July 15, 2015 at 8pm
Since 2003 the SDIMI conference series has brought engineers, government officials, researchers, technical experts and non-governmental organizations together creating a community of mineral professionals who evaluate the challenges of creating and implementing sustainable practices in the mineral extraction industry.Conference Name: Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry (SDIMI)Date: July 12 to 15, 2015Location: Vancouver - CanadaWebsite:…See More
May 5, 2015
Javed Noorani might attend Roxanne Bauer's event
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World Bank- Annenberg Summer Institute in Reform Communication at University of Southern California, Los Angeles

June 1, 2015 to June 12, 2015
The World Bank-Annenberg Summer Institute is designed for leaders, strategists and advisors who want to strengthen the critical communication skills and tools required to support change agents and reform initiatives in developing countries. Operating in the extractives industries is an increasingly complex process as governments, civil society organizations, and other actors are involved at the local, national and international levels. Communicating effectively with these groups across…See More
May 5, 2015
Javed Noorani and David Kienzler are now friends
Apr 15, 2015

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Organisation (if non, specify N/A)
Freelance Researcher and Civil Society Activist
Type of Organisation
Civil Society Organisation, Donor Agency, Individual
Job Title
Researcher Extrative Industries and Community and Civil Society Engagement
About My Work
I did several big researches on the mining sector of Afghanistan. I am not developing model for the distribution of mining revenues with sub-national state bodies.
Areas of interest
gold, 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
yes

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Industrial-Scale Looting of Afghanistan’s Mineral Resources

Posted on July 19, 2017 at 11:31 0 Comments



Industrial-Scale Looting of Afghanistan’s Mineral Resources

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

By: William Byrd; Javed Noorani



Afghanistan has been plagued by large-scale, open looting of mineral…

Continue

Beneficial Ownership: Mining Sector

Posted on December 16, 2015 at 10:44 0 Comments

Beneficial Ownership Afghanistan like many other resource rich countries is fragile, lacking legal framework, institutions and mechanism to regulate its huge mining sector. This is further complicated by widespread corruption in the country. Powerful individuals with political connections have been signing contracts to extract minerals often paying little or nothing to the state thus denying citizens their due benefits from the sector. It is imperative to capitulate  the EITI principles…

Continue

Beneificial Ownership in the Extractive Industries

Posted on December 16, 2015 at 10:30 0 Comments

 

Beneficial Ownership

Afghanistan like many other resource rich countries is fragile, lacking legal framework, institutions and mechanism to regulate its huge mining sector. This is further complicated by widespread corruption in the country. Powerful individuals with political connections have been signing contracts to extract minerals often paying little or nothing to the state thus denying citizens their due benefits from the sector.

It is imperative to bring…

Continue

Mineral Rush : A Rough Road for Afghanistan

Posted on October 16, 2015 at 12:00 0 Comments

 

 

 

Mineral Rush :  A Rough Road for Afghanistan

Gemstone extraction has thousands of years of history in Afghanistan. The charming lapis lazuli was extracted 6500 years ago and it has decorated the thrones and statues of Pharoes. Lapis dust was also used as…

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