A fair post-war election sets the stage for the next high-stakes decisions ahead.
The government of Niger seeks more revenue from the French uranium company, Areva.
Vatican hosts dialogue with mining CEOs.
Major wins in the battle for transparency in the European Parliament, Canada and Switzerland brings pressure to bear in API v. SEC case.
Emily Greenspan is an extractive industries policy and advocacy advisor with Oxfam America. Last week the International Council of Metals and Mining (ICMM) released a new mining and indigenous peoples position statement requiring its 22 member companies to integrate Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) into their practices around engagement with indigenous communities. ICMM is […]
The chair of the Africa Progress Panel, former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, has pushed back on an oil industry attack against the landmark US Dodd-Frank Act oil and mining payment disclosure provision. In an op-ed in today’s New York Times, Annan said the lawsuit launched by the American Petroleum Institute against the US Securities […]
Emily Greenspan is an extractive industries policy and advocacy advisor with Oxfam America. Recent statements from the Peruvian government do not bode well for implementation of Peru’s new Indigenous Peoples Consultation Law (Consultation Law). The landmark law, passed in 2011 and now being implemented, requires the Peruvian government to consult indigenous peoples affected directly by […]
Taxpayers receive zero benefits from federal lands gold mining
Advances in rhetoric must be matched by practice