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What can countries such as Guyana and Lebanon learn from countries such as New Zealand and Trinidad and Tobago as the former develop new natural resource-based sovereign wealth funds.

Andrew Bauer analyzes.

The government of the United Kingdom (UK) has taken a strong leadership role in the global tax transparency debate, the EITI reports. Yet, the work is never complete. Here's what's next for the UK's oil and gas.

While one of the UK's next steps is to work on beneficial ownership in its overseas territories, the EITI reports that Indonesia is leading the way in Southeast Asia.

Charles Akong calls on resource-rich African countries to up their game.

And Oxfam launches its Oil and Gas Mining Contract Disclosure survey.

These and more jobs, blogs, photos, videos, and discussions on GOXI.


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New members - Welcome
  • Steven Korshi Agbo; Principal Social Scientist - Minerals Commission; Accra, Ghana
  • Jonathan Hassel; Student Assistant - Trier University; Trier, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
  • John D; Software Architect - DAI Global; Washington, DC, United States
  • Stella Gaetani; Temporary EITI Employee - GIZ; Bonn, Germany
New posts
  • Can Petronia avoid the resource curse? It’s all up to you in a new interactive online course - Max Brett - Read
  • How good are sovereign wealth funds at investing money made from natural resources? - Andrew Bauer - Read
  • Opening up ownership in Indonesia - EITI - Read
  • Africa's taxing matters: Why resource rich countries must up their game - Charles Akong - Read


  • Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum - Symposium 2018 Rouyn-Noranda; Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec; June 17-18, 2018 - RSVP
  • Parthenope University of Naples, Italy, Wessex Institute;4th International Conference on Environmental and Economic Impact on Sustainable Development; Italy; June 20-22, 2018 - RSVP
  • Isabel Munilla - US Launch: Oxfam's Oil and Mining Contract Disclosure Survey; Washington DC, United States; June 20, 2018 - RSVP
  • Daniel Mule - Assessing Costs and Benefits from Large-Scale Mining: Local Impacts and Subnational Revenue Rights in the Dominican Republic and Peru; Washington DC, United States; June 25, 2018 - RSVP
Jobs and More
  • Policy Analyst – Responsible Business Conduct in the Minerals Supply Chain at OECD - Apply
Remember: Post a job as a blog and we'll do the rest
Featured member - Jana Morgan
Jana Morgan is the Director of advocacy and campaigns for the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable - a coalition of NGOs working to ensure corporations respect human rights. She is also an alternate member of the EITI Board. Previously, Morgan was the director of PWYP-US, a coalition of civil society organizations united in their call for an open and accountable extractives sector.

(Information on featured members and organizations is based on content shared by members or publicly available information, sometimes edited for language and brevity, and should not be considered an endorsement by GOXI of any member's skills or experience.)

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Beyond GOXI: Books, news, papers and reports
  • Can the solar industry survive without subsidies? - The Economist - Read
  • China tariffs could halt surging US crude oil exports to a huge growth market - CNBC - Read
  • Trump trade war blows up big week for mining majors - Mining.com - Read
  • The future of gold exploration is under cover - Visual Capitalist - Read
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