sharing in governance of extractive industries
Everyone knows that implementation of commitments is at the core of the Open Government Partnership (OGP)’s mission for transformational reforms. However, more than a third of commitments reviewed to date by the Independent Reporting Mechanism have not been implemented. For natural resource commitments, this is an especially relevant issue. A new report by the Openness in Natural Resource Working Group (ONRWG), …Continue
The Open Government Partnership (OGP) Openness in Natural Resources Working Group (ONRWG), co-chaired by the governments of Indonesia and Mexico, NRGI and the World Resources Institute (WRI), is a thematic member-driven community that fosters the creation and implementation of concrete and impactful natural resource-related commitments. The ONRWG…Continue
A propos du Natural Resource Governance Institute
Le Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) est une organisation sans but lucratif qui promeut une gestion responsable des ressources minérales, pétrolières et gazières pour le bien public. Travaillant dans 12 pays prioritaires, NRGI poursuit cet objectif à travers la recherche, le plaidoyer, le programme de renforcement des capacités et l’appui technique aux gouvernements et à la société civile. Pour plus…Continue
While natural resources have the potential to bring development to the poorest countries in the world, realizing that potential is often a challenge. Opaque allocation of rights to extract oil, gas or minerals; secrecy around who really owns the companies doing the extraction; and non-disclosure of contracts often conspire to prevent average citizens from benefiting from their country’s resources.