StakeholdersParliaments and political parties
Parliaments are important stakeholders in the management of oil, gas and mining. They can have a strong impact on natural resource governance through their law-making and oversight powers. These videos explore how members of parliament, civil society and the private sector can work together to improve natural resource governance. They describe the impact of past parliamentary projects and offer lessons for future efforts.
|We Made This Law Together|
In 2010, civil society leaders worked with members of Tanzania's parliament to improve the country’s mining legislation, in collaboration with RWI. This video tells the story of how citizen groups and parliamentarians overcame mutual distrust to create a law that promoted strong accountability and greater benefits for all Tanzanians.
|Parliamentarians Make the Difference|
Oil, gas and mining contracts require complex negotiations, but governments often lack technical expertise. Parliaments have a key role to play in protecting natural resources from mismanagement. This video explores how legislators won greater disclosure of contracts and the chance to get a better deal for their countries.