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Multinational companies are lobbying fiercely to stop a proposed EU company payment disclosure law. Sign the ONE Campaign petition to support strong transparency regulations.

RWI's Emmanuel Kuyole explains the importance of natural resource transparency at a Brussels meeting on EU-Africa partnership.

A new investigative article considers the environmental risks of offshore drilling in the Gulf of Guinea.

Blogger Elisabeth Rosenthal asks why information disclosure sometimes yields no action, but becomes an end in itself.

RWI has held two regional workshops to help local groups analyze the report and take a leading role in Iraq's EITI process.
A web video from RWI partner Ibase helps to halt the expansion of a steel mill and highlight industry impacts on the local community.

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

In Sierra Leone, mining companies are using low tax rates and off-shore intermediaries to shift profits out of the country.

In her latest collection, "Oil Village," Azeri photographer Rena Effendi exposes the environmental fallout of Azerbaijan's oil boom.
A clash over the rights of mining communities has played a large part in Peru's administration overhaul.

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.

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

Pambazuka News interviewed four anti-corruption activists, including RWI's Dauda Garuba, on what Nigeria's path out of corruption should be.

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

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

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.

The foreign minister and the minister of resources and energy announced that the country will pilot implementation of EITI.

The White House announced on Tuesday that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will lead U.S. EITI efforts.

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.

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