Transparency of extractive industries

high stakes for resource-rich countries, citizens, and international business : hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 25, 2007. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services.

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  • Mineral industries -- Developing countries.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Government policy -- Developing countries.,
  • Transparency in government -- Developing countries.,
  • Sustainable development -- Government policy -- Developing countries.,
  • Financial institutions, International -- Developing countries.,
  • Developing countries -- Economic conditions.
LC ClassificationsKF27 .B5 2007z
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Paginationiii, 87 p. :
Number of Pages87
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  A long-awaited series of bills governing the extractive industries sector in Tanzania has just been published: The Petroleum Bill, The Oil and Gas Revenue Management Bill, and The Tanzania Extractive Industries Transparency and Accountability three are due to be presented to parliament shortly – just a few months before the elections. Like most industries in the United States, the extractive industries have left a legacy of environmental problems. Early miners either did not understand the effects of their activities or believed that there was so much land available that it simply did not matter if some areas were damaged. Extractive Industries Transparency Alliance, Lusaka, Zambia. likes. E.I.T.A is a platform for collective action committed to promoting transparency, accountability and good governance in 5/5(2).   Beyond Governments: Making Collective Governance Work – Launch for new book by Eddie Rich and Jonas Moberg drawing on the experience of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), which is the subject of a new book, The book provides practical guidance from a practitioner’s perspective and is essential reading for.

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Transparency of extractive industries: high stakes for resource-rich countries, citizens, and international business House of Representatives, United States Published by. These include the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), disclosure requirements, and free, prior and informed consent (FPIC).

The book critically assesses these instruments, demonstrating that, in some cases, they produce unwanted effects. This book examines the implementation of, spread of, and compliance with emerging global norms and offers empirical country studies on the implementation and compliance of transparency norms defined by the Transparency of extractive industries book Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

The book “ Transparent Governance in an Age of Abundance: Experiences from the Extractive Industries in Latin America and the Caribbean ” is a good example of this type of effort to generate positive spillovers across countries and actors, on the basis of Author: Ranieli Piccinini.

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Source book. 3 Chapter 2 provides examples of actions that countries have taken during the pilot phase and which are both consistent with the EITI Principles and Criteria and reflect country-specific circumstances. Chapter 3 contains similar examples for companies that are supporting EITI implementation.

A geocybernetic analysis of the principles of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Jason Phillips, Kai Whiting Resources Policy, Vol SeptemberPages –Author: Ranieli Piccinini. The book highlights the importance and the benefits of transparency in the governance of extractive industries in the LAC region.

A central mes - sage is that high-quality and well-managed information is critical to en-sure the transparent and effective governance and regulation of extractive industries. Corruption in the Extractive Industries Corruption risks exist across all business sectors, but some are more prone to corruption than others.

The extractive industries are among the highest risk areas of business, accounting for one in five cases of transnational bribery according to the OECD. Most Downloaded The Extractive Industries and Society Articles The most downloaded articles from The Extractive Industries and Society in the last 90 days.

Political settlements, the mining industry and corporate social responsibility in developing countries - Open access. The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.

The EITI Standard requires the disclosure of information along the extractive industry value chain, from how extraction rights are awarded, to how revenues make their way through the government and how they benefit the public. H.R.The Extractive Industries Transparency Disclosure Act - Scholar's Choice Edition [United States Congress House of Represen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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This work was reproduced from the original artifact. Transparency in Extractive Industries. [Paul Wolfowitz] -- Paul Wolfowitz, President of the World Bank, discussed the fight against poverty during the last 20 years, during which East Asian countries have made progress, but Sub-Saharan African poverty has Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is an international standard to ‘promote open and accountable management of natural resources’.

By encouraging governments, extractive companies, civil society and the public to engage in discourse around transparency of the extractive sector. Essentially the publication makes a robust case for governments to strengthen their capacity to manage information in the extractive sector.

The book identifies transparency as a key tool to improve the quality of governance in the extractive sector. Extractive Industries.

About billion people live in countries rich in oil, gas or minerals. With good governance and transparent management, the revenues from extractive industries can have an impact on reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity, while respecting community needs and the environment.

The book critically assesses these instruments, demonstrating that, in some cases, they produce unwanted effects. Furthermore, it highlights the importance of resistance to extractive industry projects as a response to human rights violations, and discusses how transparency, participation and resistance are interconnected.

Book Table of Contents. Transparency and Accountability such as entrenched interests, to progress on transparency in the extractive industries (EIs), and outlines several transparency initiatives. Advocates of greater transparency argue that it guards against many powerful incentives for corruption, such as high entry costs, the.

The Extractive Industries and Society is the one journal devoted to disseminating in-depth analysis of the socio-economic and environmental impacts of mining and oil and gas production on societies, both past and present. It provides a platform for the exchange of ideas on a wide range of issues and debates on the extractive industries and development, bringing together research undertaken by.

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), and/or by independently undertaking to publish resource revenue information in a proactive, timely and comprehensive manner. All operating resource companies can be required to disclose project by project production volumes, costs, revenues and payments to the state.

Revenue transparency. 14 No The Tanzania Extractive Industries (7Yansparech and Accountability) Act Minister to submit report Funds and resources of thc Committee Accounts and Audit (2) The Controller and Auditor General shall prepare the audit report and submit it to the Committee and the Minister for Size: 2MB.

Find synergies between Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and OGP: OGP members can improve extractives industries transparency by applying policies like open contracting and beneficial ownership to extractives sector management.

In Ghana, reformers have committed to opening up the contract process and publishing information about the beneficial owners of contracts.

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) sets the standard in revenue transparency in 46 countries and works under the assumption that compliance with the initiative will improve.

Abstract Oil, Gas, and Mining: A Sourcebook for Understanding the Extractive Industries provides developing countries with a technical understanding and practical options around oil, gas, and mining sector development by: The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI): The latest attempt at governing the extractive industries in Chad Remadji Hoinathy, Babett Jánszky Pages The Extractive Industries Source Book (EISB) is a free online interactive source () that is built upon a coherent and incisive narrative analysis of the extractive sector as a whole, supplemented by hun- dreds of downloads and other web resources, including specially commissioned reports, summaries, and Size: 5MB.

ERI recognizes that publishing the contracts and payments associated with oil, mining and gas investments may deter corruption, but without strengthening civil society to make use of the information, protecting the right to participate in development decisions, and promoting alternative sources of income, transparency alone won’t end the abuses perpetrated in order to make way for.

Coalitions for Transparency in Extractive Industries 3 1 Introduction Publish What You Pay (PWYP) is a global network of civil society organisations that are united in their call for an open. At Transparency International EU we focus in particular on the last step of the value chain – revenue collection and management.

Revenue transparency plays a fundamental role in helping to ensure effective extractive resource governance and provides a mechanism to re-shape how wealth is managed and who benefits. • The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is an international, multi-stakeholder initiative that promotes transparency and accountability in the oil, gas and mining sectors through the disclosure of government and company data in resource-rich countries.

Speech at Norad Policy Forum on “The Role of Transparency in Reducing Corruption in the Extractives Sector”. Oslo, Norway, 9 a.m., 8 October Thank you for inviting me to take part in this Norad forum on the role of transparency in tackling corruption in the extractive industries sector.

The course will examine the role of multiple stakeholders involved in extractive industries, the risk of corrupt practices during the project cycle and along the value chain of extractive industries, its impact on the industry, environment and local communities, and the international initiatives to enhance transparency and accountability in.The MIT Press is a leading publisher of books and journals at the intersection of science, technology, and the arts.

MIT Press books and journals are known for their intellectual daring, scholarly standards, and distinctive design. These beliefs are embodied in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), initially a unilateral Cited by:   Transparency in the extractive sector is not complete without taking cognisance of the impacts operators and operations have on the environment.

Transparency issues must include measures of the extent to which operators adhere to environmental and industry : Nnimmo Bassey, Bassey, Nnimmo.