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The report provides a comprehensive overview of the mining and hydrocarbons industries in the Latin American region.

Journalists and advocates from the DRC, Guinea, Niger, Cameroon and Burkina Faso attended a workshop to learn how to make best use of their countries' EITI reports.

As the second anniversary of the Dodd-Frank reform act arrives, the SEC has finally set a vote date for oil and mining disclosure requirements.

Experts joined advocates and journalists in Cameroon for an exhaustive RWI training session on understanding oil and mining contracts.

Transparency International's new report reveals where oil, gas and mining companies excel—and fall short—in their transparency efforts.

Revenue Watch's media training program enables journalists to hold government and companies more accountable.

Participants in the global transparency initiative are exploring new criteria for country reports on oil, minerals and other natural resources.

Updates from RWI's regional office on local foreign investment, Petrobras and expanded mining operations in Colombia.

RWI is pleased to announced the release of its standardized training modules on the essential components of the EITI process.

Susan al-Saad of the Iraqi parliament recounts how an RWI workshop taught her to tackle problems from a different angle.

Nearly 60 U.S. lawmakers joined in a letter calling on the SEC to issue the final oil and mining reporting rules passed in the Dodd-Frank Act.

Eighteen trainees from across Eurasia attended RWI's regional knowledge hub course about the extractive industry value chain.

A worldwide expert on governance issues, Kaufmann will become RWI president in September. He will succeed Karin Lissakers, who has led the organization since 2006.

The chair of Ghana’s citizen oversight committee joined experts from RWI and Oxfam to discuss the prospects for accountable oil revenue management.

On 1 June in Washington, D.C., distinguished guests joined RWI and Oxfam for a discussion on Ghana's new oil oversight committee.

As the public and the media react to an in-depth report on oil revenues, the government has responded with new disclosures.

The report by Ghana's Public Interest and Accountability Committee heralds a new approach in stronger oversight for the nation's burgeoning oil industry.

RWI consultant Keith Myers reflects on the challenges facing Iraq's parliament in creating a post-dictator oil power structure.

Participants from 11 countries learned about managing oil windfalls and shielding economies from price volatility.

Over 100 civil society members met at the end of the OGP meeting to discuss strengthening the partnership both in-country and internationally.

At the OGP meeting in Brasilia, governments announced National Action Plans, including many concrete resource governance reforms.

Executives of oil trading firms expressed little enthusiasm for greater transparency in the sector.

The paper speculates that RWI's findings "could have significant implications for the publicity-shy commodities trading industry."

RWI releases new research revealing the importance of disclosures by national oil companies, a largely-hidden area of the global market.

Leaders at the OGP meeting, including RWI's President Karin Lissakers, describe the meaning of open government.