Recent Articles

As citizens, unions and leaders clash over the removal of fuel subsidies, RWI says the crisis is a pivotal opportunity for oil sector reforms.

Africa’s largest oil producer was thrown into turmoil when regulators removed a subsidy on petroleum products, more than doubling consumer gas prices.

More than 30 business, human rights and policy groups ask U.S. Congress to preserve the flagship anticorruption law.

In a chapter in the newly-published Fuelling the World – Failing the Region?, Dauda Garuba discusses EITI in Africa's Gulf of Guinea.

Members of OGP leadership call for dialogue with the South Africa on its controversial information protection law.

On the anniversary of the UN Convention against Corruption, advocates call for oil, gas and mining transparency.

Discussions on how technology can further transparency goals raise "non-tech" questions about political power.

In its new 2011 Corruption Perceptions Index, Transparency International makes a direct link between global corruption and increasing public unrest.

Natural resource NGOs and tech experts huddle to discuss how data innovations can build knowledge.

A New York Times report documents that individual U.S. leaseholders face issues similar to those of oil- and mineral-rich nations.

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.