Tagged: extractive industries

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In a briefing note on mining agreements between AREVA and Niger, Oxfam and ROTAB, both members of the "Publish What You Pay" coalition, denounced the secrecy and pressure surrounding the negotiations.

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The pit at Sadiola Hill Gold Mine, Mali; August 2006. Photo: Brett Eloff/Oxfam

Sweeping measures to improve transparency and governance are urgently needed to end a scandal that has seen Africa lose an average of $1 billion every week for the past 30 years in illicit financial flows.

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Oxfam is urging President Obama and African leaders to make bold commitments to help transform African institutions into models of transparency and accountability.

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Goldmine, Poedogo, Burkina Faso. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Africa’s remarkable growth, driven in large part by a minerals and energy boom, is threatened by illicit capital outflows and widening income gaps.

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As the Deauville Summit comes to a close, international aid agency Oxfam warned that the G8 is losing credibility by showing no real decision-making in its Communiqué.

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Oxfam America commends the US Congress for making disclosure of payments from oil and mining companies to governments around the world a legal requirement. This historic measure will increase financial transparency and help reduce corruption.

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