Partnership Africa Canada (PAC)

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Partnership Africa Canada (PAC) is a non-profit organization that undertakes investigative research, advocacy and policy dialogue on issues relating to conflict, natural resource governance and human rights in Africa. Activities PAC works on a number of other global initiatives aimed at regulating the trade of high value and conflict prone resources. PAC is currently helping… Read more »

Publish What You Pay

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Launched in 2002, Publish What You Pay is a global network of civil society organisations campaigning for transparency in the extractive industries. They have over 800 member organisations world wide. They organise their activities broadly within following three areas: Publish What You Pay PWYP strives towards revenue transparency in the extractive sector: for companies to… Read more »

Enough Project

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The Enough Project fights to end genocide and crimes against humanity, focused on areas where some of the world’s worst atrocities occur. It was established in the USA in 2006 by a small group of concerned policy-makers and activists. Enough Project’s activities are organised around analysis, advocacy and activism: they do their own research on… Read more »

Human Rights Watch

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Human Rights Watch is an international NGO dedicated to fighting Human Rights abuses and impunity world wide. They are one of the largest and most influential organisations reporting on human rights violations in conflict-regions. Human Rights Watch has a wide range of activities, from campaigns, news briefs and country reports on human rights violations in… Read more »

Global Witness

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Global Witness is one of the most influential international NGOs addressing natural resource exploitation. For the last 20 years, Global Witness has been campaigning against the looting of natural resource wealth. They are pioneers in investigating and documenting the international economic networks which enable the illegal exploitation of natural resources. Their aim is an international… Read more »

WBI Mining Map in Ghana

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The World Bank Institute’s Governance for Extractive Industries programme has developed an interactive, online map to increase citizens’ and policy-makers’ understanding of the extractives operations and links to development impacts. The map is being piloted in Ghana. Access to the online map on this page or click on the picture below.

Information Centre for the Extractives Sector (ICES)

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ICES addresses concerns around the extractives industry by promoting knowledge, transparency and evidence-based stakeholder dialogue on the extractives sector in Kenya. The website seeks to provide the latest extractives news, editorials from a experts and commentators, information about extractives sector events, as well as a resource centre containing a large and diverse selection of useful… Read more »

GOXI: Sharing in Governance of Extractive Industries

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GOXI was established in November 2013, and is designed as a space for exchange and collaboration for practitioners working in the extractive industries. GOXI is convened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Bank Institute (WBI). The purpose of GOXI is to: discuss the big ideas; share opinions and information; connect with… Read more »

International Council on Mining and Minerals

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The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) was established in 2001 as a result of the Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development Project. ICMM is a member-based organisation, currently bringing together 22 mining and metals companies as well as 33 national and regional mining associations and global commodity associations. The ICMM is dedicated to improving… Read more »

IPIS Mining Map in DRC

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IPIS has developed an online map that monitors artisanal mining activities and the involvement of armed groups in the mineral exploitation and trade. It shows the location of approx. 800 mining sites and 85 trading centres, including information about armed groups presence and involvement, and the scale of the mining activity. Click on the picture… Read more »