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Effective online presentation of open data requires the same organization and hospitality as a good bookstore.

A new paper contends that the "China Deal" reflects changes and continuity in the global economy.

The EITI has just released an amended version of its new 2011 rules, now available for download.

Iraqi parliamentarians gathered in Beirut for a three-day workshop on lawmakers' roles and responsibilities in oil and gas oversight.

The Transparency and Accountability Initiative is accepting research submissions on transparency and accountability interventions.

What would happen if Nigeria's government allocated oil revenues directly to citizens in the complex and turbulent Niger Delta?

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.

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

Government officials and advocates from Mongolia and Kyrgyzstan met in October to discuss mining revenue management.

The Humala administration institutes a new mining framework to account for the commodities boom.

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

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.

In a recent article in the Yale Journal of International Affairs, two RWI experts discuss the challenges of measuring the impact of transparency on improved governance.

Citizens' groups in resource-rich countries have been pushing for years for the publication of contracts in which their governments award companies the right to explore for and exploit public petroleum and mineral resources.

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.

In September, RWI held a workshop on oil revenue management in Beirut, Lebanon.

At the World Bank/IMF CSO Forum, Professor Paul Collier discussed his new book, Plundered Nations, on a panel with RWI staff.

RWI and its partners examine developments in the oil, gas and mining industries.
Norway's management model for oil, gas could complicate reform in some other countries.
The nation's natural resource management is improving, but challenges to oversight and efficiency remain.
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RWI said the international group will be a new force for accountability.