sharing in governance of extractive industries
The Responsible Mining Index came out a few weeks ago and it’s a very interesting read and resource. It’s already helped me in my research and I am very glad for it’s existence. If you’ve not yet checked it out, do. It’s well thought through, gathers lots of information which is attractively presented and in so doing makes widely accessible useful and interesting information. So far, well done.
It is not, however, an…Continue
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Advisor (m/f, Liberian national only) for the program "Regional Resource Governance in West Africa" in Monrovia, Liberia
The Regional Resource Governance in West Africa (ReGo) Program (https://www.giz.de/en/worldwide/15792.html) in Liberia is looking for a new advisor. The program is implemented by GIZ / German Development Cooperation. See link to the job announcement here:…Continue
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A weekly digest of activity on GOXI…
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This blog was originally published on the Intergovernmental Forum for Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development's (IGF) website. The IGF supports more than 60 nations committed to leveraging mining for sustainable development to ensure that negative impacts are limited and financial benefits are shared.
Women represent a large percentage of the workforce engaged in artisanal and small-scale mining…Continue
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Women who work in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) face economic, decision-making, legal and institutional exclusions due to cultural norms. This is the finding of a new report from the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF).
ASM is a complex and diversified sector, ranging from informal individual miners seeking a subsistence livelihood to…Continue
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The EU-Latin America Mineral Development Network Platform (MDNP) launched its website. The Platform connects actors of all stakeholder groups related to the non-energy extractive industries in the EU and the Latin American countries Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and…
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La transparencia en materia de beneficiarios finales se encuentra (por fin) en la agenda nacional. Y no es para menos, pues, al día de hoy, el Perú no cuenta con una definición de beneficiarios finales en ninguna norma con rango de ley.
Dos intentos de regulación legislativa se vienen dando en lo que va del año y tienen el objetivo de luchar contra la evasión y elusión fiscal tributaria y el lavado de activos…Continue
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by Elisa Peter, Executive Director, Publish What You Pay
La version française ici: http://www.publishwhatyoupay.org/fr/urgent-liberez-ali-idrissa/
Our colleague and friend, Ali Idrissa, is in jail. By using spurious charges against him for the third time, the government of Niger pursue their disgraceful harassment of the anti-corruption movement. I urge them to see sense and free Ali and…Continue
Governance can be thought of, generically, as "the lateral and inter-institutional relations in administration.." (p.235) or, alternatively, the "manner through which power is exercised in the management of a…Continue
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The Governance of Extractive Industries (Goxi) Learning Series was one of our flagship events. This initiative was a partnership between the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency,…Continue
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The Artisanal Gold Council is hiring for 3 positions in Quito for the National Action Plan for ASGM in Ecuador project. Ecuador has ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury on July 29, 2016, and this project will support the government of Ecuador to develop a NAP to improve its capacity to reduce the use and emissions of mercury in the ASGM sector. The two-year project, developed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Artisanal Gold Council (AGC) and the…Continue
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The South African government and the…Continue
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This paper aims to give an overview of revenue benefit sharing in the context of Kenya’s oil development in Turkana. It outlines the importance of revenue sharing; what the different proposed formulas may mean with respect to the cash value of transfers to sub-national levels; assesses absorptive capacity of Turkana county as this has been put forward as justifying the proposed revenue sharing formula as contained in the current Bill and concludes with recommendations for both national and…Continue
Yellow: OGP Countries, blue: EITI countries, purple: EITI-OGP countries.
Since its inception, the Open Government Partnership (OGP) has encouraged its resource-rich members to commit to joining the EITI. NRGI carried out a review of commitments made under the…Continue
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On 1 May, the UK parliament voted to accept an amendment to the sanctions and anti-money laundering bill on Tuesday that requires the UK’s overseas territories to publish public registers of company ownership by the end of 2020. The territories include Anguilla, Bermuda, British…Continue
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Measuring progress on sustainability is a complex task as it’s always hard to see the value of an intangible asset. However, even if they’re still not quite obvious to everyone yet, intangible assets are as impactful as tangible assets to business profitability.
Stakeholders now ask organizations to be socially and environmentally sustainable, as well as to adhere…Continue
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In an already risky and expensive business, true innovation can be hard to justify, as proven technologies are an easier sell than those requiring a leap of faith. With the mining industry experiencing a decline in productivity over the past decade, adopting innovative approaches is crucial for the sector’s continued success.