On 16 March—just over one year after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threw Europe’s energy system into turmoil—the European Commission published its highly anticipated proposal for the Critical Raw Materials Act. But the draft law falls well short when it comes to addressing corruption, one of the most crucial issues in the extractives sector.
Dans notre quête de lutte contre le changement climatique et de promotion des énergies propres, nous risquons de porter atteinte aux droits des femmes, en introduisant involontairement de nouvelles inégalités ou en renforçant celles qui existent déjà. Mais ces risques peuvent être atténués.
A just transition that empowers women and respects their rights is possible. To attain this crucial outcome, members of the international community, donors, private and public sector actors, and civil society organizations like ours must decisively commit to enabling, supporting and learning from women-led organizations and many others already building this inclusive pathway.
En la lucha contra el cambio climático y la promoción de energías limpias, corremos el riesgo de menoscabar los derechos de las mujeres al introducir, quizá sin querer, nuevas inequidades o reforzando las existentes. Pero, estos riesgos pueden ser mitigados.
Multinational companies selling petroleum assets may increase climate impacts and risks for developing countries and their citizens. Governments, companies, investors and civil society must ensure sustainability and governance standards are maintained when assets change hands.
In this short video, NRGI's Laury Haytayan outlines three ways in which the Russia-Ukraine conflict and the resulting energy crunch have changed the prospects for resource-rich countries in the region.
Nigeria’s Energy Transition Plan is a pivotal step in responding to the challenges and opportunities of shifting toward cleaner energy systems. NRGI experts share recommendations for consideration by the incoming government on achieving the plan's key priorities.
Impacts of the Russia-Ukraine war include a range of new challenges and opportunities for developing countries rich in oil, gas and minerals. Policymakers have three key priorities to consider, from carefully evaluating any new fossil fuel exploitation to bolstering anticorruption involving transition minerals.
Participants in the NRGI and Blavatnik School of Government executive resource governance course share their perspectives on the challenges and opportunities in their countries' extractives sectors in a series of video interviews.