sharing in governance of extractive industries
RCS Global (http://www.rcsglobal.com) has been invited to conduct a market overview of artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) and the potential for ASGM in Central America and the Caribbean, including: Cuba, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. This will inform the entry strategy of a company seeking to connect to those markets.
RCS Global is looking for a Geologist to this…Continue
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Shape the agenda on global resources, political risk & corporate responsibility
Candidate sought for important senior role helping to grow an advisory firm providing analysis to the world’s leading natural resource companies on political risk, sustainability and stakeholder issues.
Critical Resource is a fast-growing boutique…Continue
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The Australian Government, through AusAID, is committed to broadening and deepening its engagement with African countries and institutions. The Australia Africa Partnerships Facility (AAPF) is one of the mechanisms used to achieve the second objective of Australia’s strategic approach to aid to Africa 2011-2015, which is ‘to help build the human resources capacity of African countries, particularly in areas and ways where Australia has recognised strengths and expertise’. The goal of the…Continue
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ICMM launched the latest edition of its Good Practice newsletter on the first day of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Global Conference in Sydney, Australia. The theme of the newsletter is Beyond transparency and the issue is focused on the latest developments…Continue
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The TDM 3 (2013) special on Corruption and Arbitration has been published.
This special analyzes new trends, developments, and challenges respecting the intersection between, on the one hand, allegations, suspicions or findings of corruption and, on the other hand, decisions by arbitral tribunals regarding jurisdiction, admissibility and the merits of commercial and…Continue
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The Revenue Watch Institute (RWI) and the Oil for Development Program (OfD) of the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the 2013 RWI Petrad Fellowship. The deadline for application is June 12th2013. The program seeks to accelerate civil society leaders’ effectiveness in promoting the better management of oil, minerals, and gas for the public good. In 2013 the Fellowship will…Continue
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Yesterday in Barcelona, Spain, the ICMM Council of CEOs approved an Indigenous Peoples and Mining Position Statement. This strengthens member companies’ commitment to uphold fundamental human rights and respect cultures, customs and values in dealings with employees and others. As Mark Cutifani, CEO of Anglo American and chair of the ICMM Council of CEOs, stated, "ICMM members are taking a collective leadership stance to ensure that we build…Continue
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If this had been the UN, we might have sent a strongly worded statement to the Norwegians. They were absent from a forum in the heart of Africa on the corrupting effects of oil, an affliction for which Norway, more than any other nation, seemingly knows the cure.
It wasn’t the UN – it was a workshop on the Ugandan oil sector at a hotel in Kampala. But Norway’s absence from the foreign donors gathered there seemed to underscore the challenge they face to figure out how to help Uganda…Continue
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Recommended reading by Liesl Louw-Vaudran of the Institute for Security Studies (ISS):
"Clamping down on corruption in Africa's extractive industries" -…Continue
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Business Analyst – National Concessions Cadastre
Short-term Consulting Assignment
July-August 2013, Monrovia, Liberia
IBI International seeks a Business Analyst 13-week (76-days) consulting assignment for a project in Liberia, West Africa.
Background: IBI International is implementing the USAID-funded Governance and Economic Management Support Program (GEMS), a five-year…Continue
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The recently released 2013 Resource Government Index by the Reaerch Watch Institute has identified that less than 20% of the 58 resource rich countries have satisfactory standards of transparency and accountability. In addition the largest major governance deficit is in the most resource dependent countries.
It is possible to review environmental performance of many of the resource rich countries by using the 2012 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) and trend-EPI (All…Continue
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Post: Extractives Advisor
Organization: Cordaid South Sudan
Duty station: Juba, South Sudan
Cordaid believes in a world without poverty and exclusion. We strive for a just and sustainable society where every person counts. We stand for knowledge and talent sharing between North and South, between farmers and businesses, between activists and…Continue
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The Revenue Watch Institute (RWI) is exploring the opportunity of delivering courses and modules on oil, gas and mineral governance issues through web platforms (e.g. online training - distance learning, or self-taught courses).
As colleagues in the wider community working on extractive industries, your input is essential to help us assess need and demand for this type of web-based learning. We would be…Continue
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The OGEL 3 (2013) - Eastern Mediterranean Oil and Gas special has been published.
EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN OIL AND GAS
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IBI International seeks qualified candidates for a short-term assignments under the USAID-funded Governance and Economic Management Support (GEMS) Program in Liberia. We are seeking a Mineral Economist to advise Liberia’s National Bureau of Concessions. The assignment will be four to six weeks long and take place in Monrovia Liberia.
The USAID-funded Governance and Economic Management Support…Continue
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Dear GOXI Members,
The ELLA Programme publishes a series of knowledge materials on 21 specific themes. Three of these themes deal specifically with the extractive industries: Extractive Industry Investment Policies; Extractive Industries and Land Use; Extractive Industries and Conflict Management.
You can find quick links to knowledge materials on these themes here: …Continue
Added by Mark Turner on May 13, 2013 at 21:36 — No Comments
Through its Guest Blog Series, the ASM-PACE Programme (Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in Protected Areas and Critical Ecosystems) invites ASM experts to share their knowledge, experiences and opinions on issues pertaining to ASM, and particularly on ASM in protected areas and critical ecosystems, with the aim to foster continued dialogue, country-specific learning and share best practices on ASM interventions.
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