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.
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.
Oxfam is urging President Obama and African leaders to make bold commitments to help transform African institutions into models of transparency and accountability.
Oxfam welcomes today’s European Parliament vote in favor of legislation which will oblige EU-listed and non-listed big oil, gas, mining and logging companies to declare payments they make i
Africa’s remarkable growth, driven in large part by a minerals and energy boom, is threatened by illicit capital outflows and widening income gaps.
The European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of the EU struck last night a deal on transparency of extractives industries.
Today the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) voted in favour of assuming a strong position on European anti-corruption legislation, which would oblige oil, gas, mining firms and t
Today at the G8 Summit, President of the European Commission, Manuel Barroso, said that one of the reasons he came to the G8 Summit was to get backing for the obligations of oil, gas and mi