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Economic growth through transparency

Lima, August 1, 2017.- "Transparency is not an end in itself, but should improve accountability and combat corruption", said Jonas Moberg, head of the international secretariat of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) during the public event "Bringing us closer to EITI".  EITI brings together governments, companies and civil society from 52 countries, with the…
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EITI Peru´s Sixth Study to include socio-environmental information

In addition, Head of EITI´s international secretariat visited Lima. Lima, 31 July 2017.- The next national reconciliation study of the extractive industries transparency initiative (EITI) in Peru will for the first time contain environmental information in the contextual part of the document. This is what Epifanio Baca of Grupo Propuesta Ciudadana and alternate civil society…
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Civil Society of Latin America and the Caribbean will prepare contributions for IACHR rapporteurs

  Lima, 27 July 2017.- Civil society organizations from Guatemala, Nicaragua, Peru and the Dominican Republic are developing recommendations on transparency, access to information, environmental impact assessment and free, prior and informed consent in, among others, the sectors of extractive industry and infrastructure. These contributions aim to provide inputs and systematized information to the work…
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Edison Lanza (IACHR): Access to information is not a mere formality

  Lima, Friday, 21 July 2017.- Guatemala, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and Peru all have regulations on access to information and transparency, but are these applied effectively? Occurrences of provision of data which is incomplete, untimely, hard to understand, (inaccessible due to cost), lacking intercultural approach, and even absence of information, seem to be the…
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