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Author: Marion Mondain, Publish What You Pay (PWYP)
"Rebels with a cause – a lesson in courage", 13 May 2020...
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Commentary: COVID-19 threatens EITI implementation, but transparency in the extractives sector will be needed in the aftermath of the crisis
Author: Bady Baldé and Joanne Jones, EITI
"Keeping transparency on track", 27 April 2020....
EITI response to Covid-19: Call on governments and companies to protect workers & communities while upholding transparency
Author: Helen Clark, EITI Board Chair
"Covid-19: Likely impacts, wider implications and our response", 27 March 2020....
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Niger: COVID-19 used as pretext to stop planned protests & arrest defenders, working for extractive industry transparency
Author: Publish What You Pay
"Niger – Civil society organisations call on authorities to end harassment of human rights defenders", 24 Mar 2020...
USA: Publish What You Pay calls on extractive companies to comment on latest SEC payment disclosure rules; including company responses
On 15 January 2020, the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) released the latest proposed rule to implement Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Section 1504 requires companies operating in the...
Ghana: New legislation proposes corporate social responsibility spending becomes compulsory for all mining firms
Author: Ghana Web
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"Liberia Releases EITI Report on Last Day of the Year to Avert Delisting", 31 December 2019....
Author: Alioune Dieng, Sud Quotidien (Sénégal)
"« Les exonérations fiscales doivent connaître leur terme »", 10 janvier 2020...