MPs Can Help Safeguard Resource Wealth

Country: International
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Parliamentarians are key players in promoting accountability and transparency in the management of the oil, gas and mining industries through their roles providing a clear legal framework, information access and oversight. The 2010 Revenue Watch Index documented a number of ways that parliaments in resource-rich nations ensure that mineral wealth contributes to the public good. In the latest newsletter of the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank, RWI's Juan Carlos Quiroz distills those lessons.