sharing in governance of extractive industries

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By the end of 2020, the UK's overseas territories, such as Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat and the Turks and Caicos Islands will have to publish public registers of company ownership, the EITI reports.

Beneficial ownership is also one of the areas in which the EITI works with the Open Government Partnership (OGP) as the two organizations collaborate to create a transparency circle

Meanwhile, Jacqueline Terrel shares an update of the beneficial ownership agenda in Peru. (En español) 

"The lack of rigorous public participation in forming mining policy is a ticking time bomb," writes Ross Harvey. "But the problem can overcome," he adds as he previews his new paper on how to ensure communities living near mining activities get a bette...

IGF focuses on getting a better deal for women in artisanal mining

In the short term, Tanzania appears to have got a better deal from gold, thanks to President Magafuli's bulldozing of mining companies. What about the long-term? 

And how to share it? Gilbert Makore shares a new discussion paper on distribute benefits from Kenya's oil development to sub-national bodies. 

Jasmin Blessing recounts the 2017-2018 GOXI Learning Series

REMEMBER: Publish What you Pay calls on the government of Niger to release Ali Idrissa from jail. 

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

New members - Welcome
  • William Tobin; Global Talent Acqusition Specialist - Pact; Washington, DC, United States
  • Josephine Kihwili; Mineral Processing Technician - Geological Survey of Tanzania; Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Pontus Westrin; Geologist - Geological Survey of Sweden; Uppsala, Sweden
  • Mabinty Sesay; Geologist - National Minerals Agency; Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Isack Rukwakwa; Environmental Engineer - Geological Survey of Tanzania; Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Tegan Jux de Silva; Partnerships Coordinator - Transparency International Australia; Melbourne, Australia
  • Josephus Luseni Abdulai; Geologist - National Minerals Agency; Freetown, Sierra Leone
New posts
  • UK's overseas territories to have beneficial ownership registers - EITI - Read
  • OGP and the EITI – creating a transparency circle - EITI - Read
  • New discussion paper on sub-national payments in Kenya's oil sector - Gilbert Makore - Read
  • How to ensure communities living near mining activities get a better deal - Ross Harvey - Read
  • Did you miss any of the 2017-2018 Goxi Learning Series? Highlights and links here - Jasmin Blessing - Read
  • Tanzanian mining-sector governance in the context of “Magufuli the Unexpected” - Daniel Gilbert - Read
  • Urgent: Free our colleague Ali Idrissa, jailed for doing his job - Publish What You Pay - Read
  • Beneficiarios Finales en el Perú, ¿y en las Industrias Extractivas, cómo vamos? - Jaqueline Terrel - Read


  • EUROWASTE SRL; Fourth Symposium on Urban Mining Circular Economy; Bergamo, Italy; May 21-23, 2018 - RSVP
  • Emily Greenspan;Building Community Power through Consent: The Case of Tullow Oil in Kenya; Washington, DC, United States; May 22, 2018 - RSVP
  • University of Aachen; AIMS 2018 — First International Conference – Mines of the Future; Aachen, Germany; May 23 - 24, 2018 - RSVP
Jobs and More
  • National Consultant - UNDP, Mozambique - Apply
  • Health Expert, Inventory Coordinator, & Inventory Expert - Artisinal Gold Council - Apply
  • Consultant - UNDP in Uganda - Apply
  • Consultants (M/F) - GFA Consulting Group GmbH in Germany - Apply
Remember: Post a job as a blog and we'll do the rest
Featured new member - Juan David Gutiérrez

Juan David Gutiérrez is a fourth–year PhD student in public policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University. Gutiérrez has seven years of experience in the Colombian private and public sector and in two of those years he has worked specifically in the extractive sector. Furthermore, his PhD research is directly related to the management of natural resources in Colombia. Finally, Gutiérrez' two PhD supervisors at Oxford are professors Paul Collier and Diego Sánchez-Ancochea.

(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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