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Training Featured Video

NRGI and the School of Public Policy at the Central European University are now accepting applications for the 2015 edition of their advanced extractives course. A limited number of scholarships are available on a competitive basis to qualified applicants from Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Indonesia, Iraq, Libya, Mexico, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nigeria, and Tanzania.

EITI Featured Video

Following an EITI mission to gather views on the deteriorating environment for civil society organizations in Azerbaijan, the EITI board has called for an early validation process to begin in the country on January 1, 2015.

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The Natural Resource Governance Institute hosted a panel event at which experts discussed the importance of data and how improved oil, gas and mining governance can drive development gains.

State-Owned Enterprises Featured Video

The sale of crude oil by governments and their national oil companies is one of the least scrutinized aspects of oil sector governance. This report is the first detailed examination of those sales, and focuses on the top ten oil exporting countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

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On September 24, the Open Government Partnership held a high-level event at the UN, where NRGI’s Suneeta Kaimal and fellow OGP co-chairs showcased country commitments and presented the 2014 Open Government Awards honoring citizen engagement initiatives from around the world...
Publish What You Pay Featured Video

Canadian exploration and mining associations, in collaboration with civil society organizations, have released recommendations for the development of a payment transparency standard for all publicly-traded mining companies in Canada.

Resource Governance Index Featured Video

The 2013 Resource Governance Index (RGI) measures the quality of governance in the oil, gas and mining sector of 58 countries among the world's top producers of oil, gas and minerals.

Regional Hubs Featured Video

The 2014 edition aims to equip a large number of monitoring bodies, including CSOs, media and parliamentarians, with knowledge and skills to improve the quality of their response and their ability to influence transparent and accountable management of EI in francophone Africa.

State-Owned Enterprises Featured Video

Some NOCs have contributed heavily to successful efforts to harness benefits from the oil sector and drive broader national development. In other cases, however, NOCs have become inefficient managers....

EITI Featured Video

EITI’s principles underscore the need for an environment that enables civil society to speak freely and engage in public debate on natural resource governance.

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As a development issue, natural resource governance has achieved remarkable visibility in recent months. NRGI president Daniel Kaufmann shares his takeaways from key events in Washington, New York and around the world.

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The NRGI IKAT-US project is a USAID-funded partnership with three Indonesian NGOs and regional civil society counterparts.

Natural Resource Charter Featured Video

The 2014 Natural Resource Charter Conference, presented by NRGI and OxCarre, took place on June 12 and 13 in Oxford, England.

Contracts Featured Video

As more countries come to see the importance of contract transparency in oil, gas and mining, more contracts are becoming available for scrutiny in the public domain. currently hosts more than 175 oil, gas and mining contracts...

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