Category Archives: Principle 10

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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Indigenous peoples can enforce their rights with clear and timely information

Lima, May the 5th, 2017. - Through the statement titled “Indigenous peoples demand transparency and no more corruption in regard of public tenders and megaprojects in indigenous territories of Latin America and the Caribbean” promoted by civil society, indigenous and peasant organizations in the framework of the Pan-American Social Forum held in Tarapoto on 28th…
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