NRGI and five partner NGOs call for major changes at the powerful commodity trading firm after it acknowledged having bribed officials in many resource-producing countries. This statement also includes prescriptions for other entities that interact with the trader.
“El hueco fiscal de no producir petróleo existirá con o sin transición energética”
NRGI's Antonio Hill spoke to El Espectador about the challenges the next Colombian government will face in governing the country's resources amid the energy transition.
VIDEO: Europe's Hypocrisy Over Africa's Gas?
In a new broadcast interview, NRGI's Tom Scurfield shares perspectives on Africa's capacity to increase gas production to fill Europe's immediate energy supply gap, as well as potential risks.
Perspectivas para el litio en México después de las reformas a la Ley Minera
In this Spanish-language briefing, NRGI's Fernanda Ballesteros analyzes the implications of Mexico's mining law reform and suggests next steps for achieving greater benefits for the country. (See also materials from a related workshop.)
What to Expect as the East Med Responds to Europe’s Hunger for Gas
NRGI's Laury Haytayan writes that observers have anticipated the European Union’s move toward the Eastern Mediterranean since the bloc began its search for alternatives to Russian gas. In this post she explores the implications for East Med gas producers, and Israel and Egypt in particular.
The global transition to clean energy could be an opportunity for the Democratic Republic of the Congo if the country improves the governance of its minerals. This French-language post maps the possibilities in the wake of a national forum about steps toward a just transition for the DRC. (See also NRGI's recent research on cobalt governance in the country.)
Minerals and the Energy Transition: Key Findings and How Africa Can Leverage Its Potential
The next event in this series for civil society actors in East and Southern Africa will take place on 3 August. Speakers will highlight the impact of climate change and the energy transition on mining, focusing on transition minerals in the global supply chain. Register.
Equitable Energy Transition in Light of Global Crises: What to Expect for Resource-Producing Countries
NRGI and ETH NADEL hosted this online discussion as the closing event for their advanced resource governance course. Watch the recording.
NRGI and the African Development Bank hosted a discussion on the implications of Russia's invasion of Ukraine on Africa's natural resources and opportunities for its oil and gas producers. Watch the recording.
Political Economy and Geopolitical Dynamics of the Energy Transition: The Case of Africa
The recording of the most recent event in a series for civil society actors in East and Southern Africa is now available to watch.
Le partage des revenus des ressources naturelles en Tunisie
This French-language report examines sharing of revenues from Tunisia's extractive sector to local communities.
Guía anticorrupción para socios de empresas de propiedad del Estado
This guidance, designed to help state-owned companies and their private sector partners minimize corruption risks, is now available in Spanish.
Género y gobernanza en las industrias extractivas: lecciones desde los actuales marcos legales y de políticas
This publication from NRGI and World Resources Institute, examining gender implications of extractives regulatory frameworks in 12 countries, is now available in Spanish.
Tying Their Hands? How Petroleum Contract Terms May Limit Governments’ Climate Policy Flexibility
This briefing, in which NRGI's Nicola Woodroffe reviewed 34 petroleum contracts from 11 countries, signed or issued since the Paris Agreement, is now available in French and Spanish.
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Reforma a la Ley Minera genera doble regulación sobre el litio
Energía a Debate
The Future of Mining in Latin America: Critical Minerals and the Global Energy Transition
Leveraging Transparency to Reduce Corruption
NEITI To Unveil Energy Transition Roadmap
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