Tag: Envionment Protection

Govt to implement new mining law by yearend

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Govt to implement new mining law by yearend

Manila Standard Today, February, 15, 2014 By Jennifer Ambanta. The government expects to implement a new mining law by the end of the year, Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima said Friday. “By the end of the year, we will make a new law identifying these ‘go’ and ‘no-go’ [mining] zones,” Purisima said in a speech in […]

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Campaigners around the world call to postpone destructive Chinese pipelines in Burma

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Embargoed for March 1 THAILAND, March 1, 2012 –130 organizations over 20 countries today held demonstrations and submitted letters calling on Burma President Thein Sein to postpone China trans-Burma oil and gas pipelines project. The letter expressed serious concerns over human rights abuses as well as social, economic and environmental impacts of the Burmese, Chinese, […]

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US Joins Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative Amid Open Government Launch

| September 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
US Joins Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative Amid Open Government Launch

The Wall Street Journal. By Samuel Rubenfeld The U.S. committed to implementing the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative as part of the launch of the Open Government Partnership, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. The U.S was one of eight nations on Tuesday to release their commitments to the Open Government Partnership, a multilateral initiative devoted to […]

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IESR Strategic Planning, Bali, 24-27 October 2010

| November 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Presentation PWYP-Indonesia Bali IESR Presentation.pdf Presentation by: PWYP-Indonesia Summary: This purpose of this presentation is to give recent update on extractive industries overview in Indonesia, challenge and opportunity that were faced by civil society, and also the latest development of EITI in Indonesia, where

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Talking Transparency

| October 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

A guide for communicating the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.pdf pdf document, English, published by EITI Secretariat Talking Transparency is a guideline how to communicate EITI. It starts from the premise that effective communication is an essential though often neglected aspect of EITI implementation. The guide has been written for people who may not be communications […]

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Country for sale: How Cambodia’s elite has captured the country extractive industries

| September 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

cambodia_country_for_sale.pdf Pdf Document, 72 pages, English, published in 2009 by Global Witness Cambodia is on the verge

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The Mining Sector in Laos

| September 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

Mining Sector in Laos.pdf Pdf Document, 31 pages, English, 229 KB, published in 2009 by the Institute of Developing Countries from the Japan External Trade Organisation Link to the full publication: http://www.ide.go.jp/English/Publish/Download/Brc/02.html This chapter 3 of a BRC Research Report on Major Industries and Business Chance analyses the mining industry in Laos. The Lao government […]

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EITI GUIDE FOR LEGISLATORS: How to Support and Strengthen Resource Transparency

| September 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

Extractive_Industries_Transparency_Initiative_Guide.pdf Pdf Document, 76 pages, English,

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Protecting Your Community Against Mining Companies and Other Extractive Industries: A Guide for Community Organizers

| September 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

Mining_Protection_Guide_for_Communities.pdf Pdf Document, 33 Pages, English, 455 KB, published in 2009 by

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Women And Mining: Mining Issues From A Gender Perspective

| September 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

women_and_mining.pdf Pdf Document, 158 pages, English, 2,7 MB

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