In January, a new legislation will be introduced in Norway that might prevent capital flight and ensure a greater degree of transparency. Three activists from the civil society in South Sudan, Uganda and Ghana explain why this law is vital for their work. See the video interview!
TRACE-participant Paula Vidal from Colombia asks question to Tonje Gormley during the TRACE-program in Oslo. Photo: Eline Helledal
TRACE-participant Paula Andrea Vidal has interviewed Tulio Vargas from Internacional de Servicos Publicos about the challenges around tax-systems in the extractive industry sector in Colombia. He is also a TRACE-participant and tells how he wants to use the knowledge from the program in his home country.
Edén García is a participant of TRACE 2014/2015. Photo: Christine Amdam
In this video portait you will get to know TRACE-participant Edén García from Bolivia.
Mariel Christina Aguilar Støen talked about elithes in Latin America. Photo: Ingvild Onstad Helle
Transparent extractive industries which invest in social programs, are characterized by dealing with less social conflicts and thus tend to become more competitive.
Andres Hernandez is a participant of TRACE 2014/2015. Photo: Eline Helledal
In this video portrait you will get to know TRACE-participant Andres Hernandez from Colombia.
Lourdes Escalante is a participant of TRACE 2014/2015. Photo: Eline Helledal
In this video portrait you will get to know TRACE-participant Lourdes Escalante who works in Guatemala.
Juan José Herrera is a participant of TRACE 2014/2015. Photo: Eline Helledal
In this video portrait you will get to know TRACE-participant Juan Herrera from Ecuador.
Raul Velasquez and Pablo Rojas from Bolivia are putting up key actors in their country. Photo: Eline Helledal
The interest that some key stakeholders use to support mechanisms for transparency are not always proportional to their power. The experience from some Latin American countries can be crucial to understand the relation between interest and power.
Organizations, journalists and trade unionists from Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia and Guatemala working for transparency in the extractive industries, are now able to apply for PWYP Norway´s TRACE program.