The PWYP Blog gathers together information, updates and ideas about the role of transparency in the extractive industries in creating economic growth and fighting poverty and corruption. On this lively blog, contributors from the PWYP coalition and guest bloggers share their thoughts and opinions, which are open to comment from anybody.

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Au Canada, les sociétés minières en faveur de la transparence

January 16, 2022 - 14:33

Avec ses sociétés minières opérant dans le monde entier, le Canada joue un rôle crucial dans le secteur mondial des industries extractives. Ses activités génèrent des millions en recettes provenant des ressources naturelles, mais à quel point les citoyens des pays riches en ressources naturelles en bénéficient-ils ?

What’s been happening in Iraq? An update on the activities of PWYP members in 2013

January 15, 2022 - 12:00

2013 was a busy year for campaigners in Iraq. The Iraqi Transparency Alliance for Extractive Industries (ITAEI), PWYP’s affiliated coalition, shed light on some crucial aspects of Iraq’s natural resources. They succeeded in having Iraq’s internal consumption of oil and Iraq’s volumes of exported oils included in the EITI report published last December, which covers data from 2011. This data will give citizens a clearer picture of what the government really earns from Iraq’s oil.

PCQVP Canada se rend en Tanzanie et au Zimbabwe

January 9, 2022 - 09:28

Merci à Kady Seguin, Chargée d'Analyse pour Publiez Ce Que Vous Payez Canada, de nous avoir écrit cet article à sur le renforcement de capacité réalisé par PCQVP Canada

Working together - PWYP Canada visits Tanzania and Zimbabwe

January 8, 2022 - 12:48

Thanks to Kady Seguin, PWYP Canada's Programme Analyst, for submitting this blog about her work in Tanzania and Zimbabwe

L’AMDC, un outil de mise en œuvre de la Vision Minière Africaine

January 6, 2022 - 17:43

Le Centre africain de développement minier (AMDC) a été officiellement mis en place le 16 décembre 2013, à Maputo (République de Mozambique), en marge de la 3e Conférence des ministres africains en charge du développement des mines.

A look back at 2013

December 17, 2021 - 12:01

It feels like we say this every December, but 2013 really has been a jam-packed year. Why not check out our slideshow to find out more about what happened in 2013?

Have we missed out any key events? Let us know in the comments!

Chain for change now online

December 11, 2021 - 16:43

Some of you may have seen our chain for changes at various events – from their launch at our ten year anniversary conference to a coalition meeting in DRC. This chain is now online and you can explore it here.

Why create another extractive value chain? During the consultation process for our new strategy in 2012, many members voiced their desire for PWYP to create its own value chain – one created from the point of view of civil society and for civil society.

Botswana – Fracking in the dark

November 25, 2021 - 15:31


صدى مبادرة الشفافية .. يسمع في البصرة

November 25, 2021 - 15:15

بحضور أكثر من 65 شخصية نفذ معهد أكد الثقافي حلقتين نقاشيتين في محافظة البصرة للفترة من 12 و لغاية 14 ت1 الجاري تضمنت عرضاَ لمعيار مبادرة الشفافية للصناعات الإستخراجية لسنة 2013 ومناقشة بحثيين يتعلقان بتحليل موازنة العراق لسنة 2013 و تأثير تخصيصات البترودولار على التنمية في محافظة البصرة .