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The World Bank @ Mining Indaba 2018

http://www.worldbank.org/en/events/2018/01/08/world-bank-at-mining-indaba-2018#2

The World Bank at Mining Indaba 2018

Monday, 5 February

Report Launch: Social Progress in Mining-Dependent…

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Added by Zubin Bamji on January 17, 2018 at 20:08 — No Comments

Gender Research Consultant, Gender & Extractives Pilot Project

Gender Research Consultant, Gender & Extractives Pilot Project

Timeframe: January 2018 to March 2019 (main research deliverables to be carried out by September 2018)

Estimated number of days: 55

Reports to: PWYP Francophone West Africa Regional Coordinator (project manager)

Manages: Research consultants/assistants (as required)

Location: Flexible (must…

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Added by Publish What You Pay on January 16, 2018 at 19:00 — No Comments

Weekly GOXI: January 15, 2018

A weekly digest of activity on GOXI 

This week, Ana Maria Aranibar Jimenez presents a complete diagnosis by Cumbre del Sajama of the socioeconomic situation of women miners in…

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Added by GOXI on January 16, 2018 at 11:00 — No Comments

Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance (facilitated MOOC)

CCSI, the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), the World Bank and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) are pleased to announce the re-launch of an updated version of the massive open online course (MOOC) on Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance, on February 5, 2018. The MOOC, (delivered in…

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Added by Lisa Sachs on January 13, 2018 at 0:02 — No Comments

Big oil strikes it rich in tax overhaul and looks to repeal landmark transparency law

US oil companies scored big wins in the recent changes to the tax code, and now aim to dismantle Section 1504, the pioneering anticorruption provision that requires them to disclose their payments to governments globally.

It’s no secret that US multinational companies walk away as clear winners in the new sweeping changes to US tax…

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Added by Daniel Mulé on January 12, 2018 at 19:00 — No Comments

Coordinateur(rice) National(e) du Projet/Chargé(e) de l’Inventaire/Expert de la Santé au Burkina Faso

Nous construisons  un équipe pour le Développement d'un Plan d'Action National pour le Secteur de l'Extraction Minière Artisanale et Petite Échelle d'Or au Burkina Faso. Es-tu le candidat pour nous?  http://www.artisanalgold.org/employment/…

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Added by Artisanal Gold Council on January 11, 2018 at 19:22 — No Comments

January 24 & 25 2018 – Environmental Monitoring,Part II: Can participatory environmental monitoring committees empower citizens to shape decision making?

This webinar will compliment Environmental Monitoring Part 1: The fundamentals and access to information. In Part II, we feature the work of community based environmental monitoring committees. This webinar is part of the Environmental Governance of the Mining Sector NBSAP Forum Webinar…

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Added by Jasmin Blessing on January 10, 2018 at 10:30 — No Comments

Trabajo de Mujeres Mineras en Bolivia

Comparto con ustedes un resumen del  estudio recientemente realizado por nuestra empresa Cumbre del Sajama  en La Paz, Bolivia ( www.cumbredelsajama.com) en relación a las actividades que realizan las mujeres que trabajan en minería, sobre todo de minería de pequeña escala. Destacamos el trabajo que realizan las mujeres mineras que además han roto el mito de que no pueden ingresar a interior mina. El documento es un diagnóstico completo sobre la…

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Added by Ana Maria Aranibar Jimenez on January 9, 2018 at 21:04 — 2 Comments

Weekly GOXI: January 8, 2018

A weekly digest of activity on GOXI 

Even through the holidays, GOXI stayed busy.

In a journal article, Rauno Sairinen and co-authors analyze the case of the Talvivaara mine…

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Added by GOXI on January 9, 2018 at 1:29 — No Comments

Join Jan 31st UNDP-IFC-IPIECA webinar: Mapping the oil and gas industry to the Sustainable Development Goals

UNDP-IFC-IPIECA webinar: Mapping the oil and gas industry to the Sustainable Development Goals

 

The 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a common global framework for navigating the world’s most urgent economic, social, and environmental challenges. While governments have the primary responsibility to prioritize, coordinate and implement efforts to meet the SDGs, there is wide recognition that the private sector and…

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Added by Sarah Daitch on January 8, 2018 at 17:46 — No Comments

2017 Annual State of the ASM Sector and 2018 Outlook

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Added by Mukasiri Sibanda on January 8, 2018 at 11:30 — No Comments

Guinea’s National Petroleum Office Takes First Contract Transparency Steps

From NRGI website, link here

In October, Guinea’s National Petroleum Office published two production-sharing contracts, the country’s only hydrocarbons pacts to date, on its website.



One was signed in 2006 with SCS Corporation, a subsidiary of Hyperdynamics, and another with…

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Added by Sun-Min Kim on January 5, 2018 at 11:15 — No Comments

Article concerning Talvivaara mine and water pollution in Finland

Announcing a new article in the journal “The Extractive Industries and Society (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214790X16301770)” with my colleagues and co-authors, Heidi Tiainen and Tuija Mononen, titled “Talvivaara mine and water pollution: An analysis of mining conflict in Finland”.

In this paper…

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Added by Rauno Sairinen on January 4, 2018 at 11:10 — 1 Comment

Job: Analyst, Responsible Supply Chains

 

 

Job opportunity: Analyst

 

In its 10th year of operation, RCS Global is one of the world’s leading supply chain due diligence advisory and auditing firms. We advise some of the largest and most respected companies in the world on identifying and mitigating human rights abuses and other negative socio-environmental impacts in their supply chains.…

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Added by Ferdinand Maubrey on January 3, 2018 at 14:00 — No Comments

New book - Public Brainpower

Our new book—Public Brainpower—has just been published by Palgrave MacMillan. It examines how civil society, public debate and freedom of speech affect the management of oil and gas resources and revenues. Drawing on the work of Almond and Verba on civic culture, by Dahl on polyarchy, by Habermas on the public sphere and by Putnam on civil society and social capital, the book introduces the concept of “public brainpower” and suggests that good…

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Added by Indra Overland on January 3, 2018 at 13:32 — No Comments

EITI Chair Fredrik Reinfeldt's end-of-year message

Dear EITI supporters,

2017 has been a busy year for our countries. Almost half have completed Validation, we have seen unparalleled political commitments on beneficial ownership transparency and most are accelerating the process of mainstreaming transparency into government and company systems.

We welcomed three countries to our family in 2017 –  Guyana, Mexico and Suriname. We also saw three countries withdraw from EITI implementation, Azerbaijan, Niger and the United States.…

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Added by EITI on December 22, 2017 at 15:54 — 1 Comment

The Consensus Building Institute to facilitate independent review of civil society constituency guidelines in the EITI

Civil society representatives on the international Board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), a multi-stakeholder initiative founded in 2002 to foster greater transparency in the extractive sector, are pleased to announce their collaboration with the Consensus Building Institute over the coming six months to undertake an independent review of the EITI civil society constituency…

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Added by Publish What You Pay on December 19, 2017 at 17:41 — No Comments

Weekly GOXI: December 18, 2017

A weekly digest of activity on GOXI 

In 2007, Ghana's then-president, John Kufour is reported to have proclaimed, “Even without oil we are doing well. . . . With oil as a shot in the arm, we are going to fly.” It turns out, according to research by Jim Cust and David Mihalyi, that "in many cases,…

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Added by GOXI on December 18, 2017 at 21:00 — No Comments

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