Founded in 1999, the G20 brings together the world’s major economies. At the G20 Summit this October, the US can and should lead the way on concrete, actionable commitments to deliver an equitable recovery from the COVID-19 crisis—one that supports countries which have been hit the hardest.
For years, Oxfam has participated in a global initiative which aims to promote accountability around the management of oil, gas, and mineral resources. The EITI Standard engages 55 countries, 68 companies, and eight organizations. But maintaining the standard requires transparency, honesty, and integrity—and recent signs indicate that ExxonMobil is not playing by the rules.
The recent assassination of Haiti’s president sparked a political crisis in a country that has been a theater of chronic political instability for decades. At the same time, Haitians are in dire need of reliable public services and more effective local governance. A USAID project aimed at the heart of Haiti’s struggle with inequality and corruption. Did it work?