On September 22, Publish What You Pay – United States celebrated its 10-year anniversary with a reception on Capitol Hill. In attendance were members and friends of the PWYP-US coalition, Congressional staff, and allies in the United States government. Former U.S. Senator Richard Lugar, a longtime champion of transparency and co-author of the amendment that ultimately became Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act, delivered keynote remarks.
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How has extractive project-level data been used at the subnational level?
Publish What You Pay Indonesia has led a project to increase the capacity of local CSOs to use project-level EITI data for identifying governance issues on the revenue chain, as well as for raising public awareness on the importance of extractive industries transparency.
July 24, 2014, Manila, Philippines - Bantay Kita (BK) and Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) join forces to conduct a training on environmental regulations for local government units (LGUs). This is in line with the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), a global standard for transparency and accountability on the management of revenues from natural resources.
Dear Mr. President,
We, the African civil society leaders of Publish What You Pay - a global coalition campaigning for an open and accountable gas, oil and mining sector - are addressing you on the eve of the US - Africa Leaders’ Summit.
July 23, 2014, Manila, Philippines - To achieve greater transparency and accountability in the mining industry, Bantay Kita (BK) is calling for full participation by all large scale mining, oil, gas and coal mining in the Philippine Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (PH-EITI).
Transparency campaigners in Niger have been arrested shortly before the French president's visit to Niamey.