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Can new SEC disclosure rules help bring transparency to Uganda’s oil sector?
Lalanath de Silva, Director of WRI’s Access Initiative, answers questions on how the “right to know” is evolving in both developed and developing countries.
Extractive industries explore the benefits of acquiring consent for their projects.
WRI’s Davida Wood answers questions on the current situation in Kyrgyzstan and its link to electricity governance.
Lawyers in India advocate for environmental rights, one case at a time.
What goes on behind the scenes of the different eco-labels? A new survey from WRI and Ecolabelling.org will find out.
Here is a quick summary of recent progress by Access Initiative partners working to strengthen civil society, increase participation, and improve environmental policy choices.
Following the recent violence over natural resource use, Peru has an opportunity to balance economic development with human rights protections.
Environmental and social performance is shaping a new breed of oil, gas, and mining companies.
The resignation of the Speaker of the UK House of Commons demonstrates the power of transparency.
Growing demand for energy and natural resources has led many low-income, resource-rich countries to open remote areas to industrial development.
On his first full day in office, President Obama issued an Executive Order and several memoranda on transparency and participation in the Federal Government.
The 44th President of the United States will enter office faced with an unprecedented set of complex and urgent challenges, including a fragile financial system, spiraling energy and food prices and renewed demands for leadership to combat global warming.
This report presents the findings of research on critical incentives and disincentives to legislative representation in Africa and provides a number of policy and program recommendations.
Four critical aspects of representation are discussed in detail: