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Susan al-Saad of the Iraqi parliament recounts how an RWI workshop taught her to tackle problems from a different angle.

Nearly 60 U.S. lawmakers joined in a letter calling on the SEC to issue the final oil and mining reporting rules passed in the Dodd-Frank Act.

Suu Kyi praised the EITI secretariat's visit as a promising step towards democratic reform.

The chair of Ghana’s citizen oversight committee joined experts from RWI and Oxfam to discuss the prospects for accountable oil revenue management.

On 1 June in Washington, D.C., distinguished guests joined RWI and Oxfam for a discussion on Ghana's new oil oversight committee.

As the public and the media react to an in-depth report on oil revenues, the government has responded with new disclosures.

The report by Ghana's Public Interest and Accountability Committee heralds a new approach in stronger oversight for the nation's burgeoning oil industry.

The organization is suing regulators over the one year delay issuing oil and mining disclosure rules passed in the Dodd-Frank Act.

Programmers and advocates shared gripes and wishes for better collaboration in a talk led by RWI and Harvard University.

RWI consultant Keith Myers reflects on the challenges facing Iraq's parliament in creating a post-dictator oil power structure.

The story of a village near a gold mine in Azerbaijan shows how secrecy can undermine the public trust and the public good.

At the OGP meeting in Brasilia, governments announced National Action Plans, including many concrete resource governance reforms.

Leaders at the OGP meeting, including RWI's President Karin Lissakers, describe the meaning of open government.

Revenue Watch led an OGP summit panel on practical ways to incorporate oil and mining transparency into country commitments.

17 April marked the anniversary of the deadline for the SEC to issue new oil and mining disclosure rules—rules that still have not been released.

RWI and local partners held a workshop to discuss inputs to three proposed petroleum bills.

Tanzanian advocates for transparency delivered a letter to Denmark's Prime Minister, calling for passage of new EU disclosure rules.

The IMF should withhold a scheduled loan disbursement until Angolan authorities justify a $32 billion discrepancy in public accounts.

RWI and partners analyzed Uganda's new petroleum bills to provide international context to the debate in parliament and across Uganda.

With a new report breaking down its tax payments for 2011, Rio Tinto took a commendable step toward fuller disclosure.

RWI's Dauda Garuba joined Al Jazeera to discuss whether Nigeria's government has effectively protected the environment against oil operations.

This video explores how legislators won greater disclosure of contracts and the chance to get a better deal for their countries.

This video tells the story of how Tanzanian citizen groups and parliamentarians overcame mutual distrust to craft a better mining law.

Oil companies face increasing pressure as tens of thousands of petition signers join the Secretary of State and others in the push for strong disclosure rules.

In countries rich in oil, gas and minerals, the new opportunities that resource wealth brings too often benefit men rather than women.