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Nearly 70 legislators and civil society members gather for RWI's parliamentary forum in Ghana.

As the G20 summit concluded, RWI called for the nations to endorse mandatory, not voluntary, reporting rules for oil and mining companies.

Bill Gates advanced efforts to aid developing nations by urging the G20 to require greater transparency by oil, gas and mineral companies.
Revenue Watch convenes 70 members of parliament, activists and journalists to share knowledge on oil and mineral management.

How do the European Commission's draft directives for company disclosures compare to the U.S. Dodd-Frank Act?

Karina Litvack of F&C Asset Management on how transparency reduces risk for investors.

The proposal to require company payment disclosures will aid economic development and strengthen the global financial system.

RWI partner Grupo Faro has released a short video to promote its new Extracting Transparency Initiative, an effort to improve the information available about oil and mining activities in Ecuador.

Oil and mining companies are second only to the financial sector in their reliance on tax havens, according to a new report from ActionAid.

President Sirleaf's advocacy for natural resource transparency has been an essential element of Liberia's progress.
As the Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development prepares for its annual conference, key decisions on country-by-country reporting are anticipated in the U.S. and from the European Commission.

Peru's new government has passed a new law requiring consultation with indigenous groups on natural resource planning.

Speaking at the Open Government Partnership launch, RWI Director Karin Lissakers highlighted the costs of closed governments.

President Obama says the U.S. will implement the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.
RWI Director Karin Lissakers argues in Financial Times that, after restoring security, Libya's greatest priority must be transparency.

Ilgar Mammadov discusses the experience of Eurasia’s veteran transparency advocates.

RWI’s Juan Carlos Quiroz offers lessons from the Revenue Watch Index.
New research tracks the size of the oil, gas and mining sector in 35 markets.
The DRC has pledged to disclose all oil, mining and forestry deals.
RWI calls on the EU and G20 to follow the G8’s lead.
After years of secrecy, Uganda’s government released its oil contracts to the parliamentary library.
Revenue Watch and our colleagues at the Open Society Foundations were deeply saddened by the deaths of photographers Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros during fighting in Libya. Hetherington's images have helped RWI tell the story of resource wealth and economic struggle with a more human element than commentary or analysis can convey.
With growing global momentum for country-by-country reporting, senators question regulators about delays in the rulemaking process.
RWI Director Karin Lissakers factchecks oil industry claims about implementing the Dodd-Frank disclosure reforms.
How do their the claims of Dodd-Farnk opponents compare with the facts?