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RWI President Daniel Kaufmann spoke about four “powers” that will strengthen efforts to establish transparency as an international standard.

Submit your favorite photo that you think best represents the problems/opportunities surrounding governance of the oil, gas and mining industries.

The story of the IMF Guide on Resource Revenue Transparency to date seems to be one of “too little of a good thing.”

During a Ted Talk, the U2 frontman called out corruption as one of the primary forces hindering faster progress towards zero poverty.

RWI President Daniel Kaufmann participated in a panel discussion that confronted the question: “Is good governance good for development?”

Switzerland is under pressure to require more transparency about deals between commodity traders and governments.

What do multibillion-dollar write-downs in the mining industry mean for mineral-rich countries whose economies depend on mining?

Last week, Latin America advanced its commitment to open government with a regional conference in Santiago, Chile.

The Steering Committee also solidified a set of guiding principles to inform the work of the IEP, IRM Program staff, and national-level researchers.

RWI’s new president describes his initial vision for the future work of the organization.

Some feedback from participants of the highly technical, fast-paced Advanced Course thus far.

Day three of the Advanced Course was about different fiscal instruments available to resource-rich states.

On Day Two of the Advanced Course, students had lots of questions, and were challenged with lessons on practical modelling and fiscal regimes.

Sunday, 9 December was International Anti-Corruption Day. The day was designated to draw attention to the problem of corruption and move countries to prevent and eradicate it.

Fighting corruption requires a new understanding of how the global problem has evolved.

The U.S. has the opportunity to become a global leader not just in energy production, but in transparency in the service of sustainable economic growth and public benefit as well.

One of the major themes at an RWI workshop was the impact of the lack of oil-sector expertise and broader administrative capacity in many new or emerging producers.

Daniel Kaufmann talks about next steps for the global transparency movement and how data can empower citizens.

Daniel Kaufmann will speak at Transparency International's biennial anti-corruption conference in Brasilia.

Daniel Kaufmann in the Huffington Post on the oil industry's attack on Section 1504.

The second day of RWI's subnational workshop featured discussions on local content and transparency in expenditures.

The International Board of the EITI made uneven progress in its discussions on how to strengthen the EITI at its meeting in Lusaka, Zambia.

Participants at RWI’s international subnational workshop shared strategies that organizations haved implemented to create interregional learning opportunities.

RWI's subnational workshop this week proves that regardless of where people come from, they all grapple with largely similar resource management issues.