The participants for the TRACE programme in Latin-America have now been selected. 20 civil society organizations from Bolivia, Ecuador and Nicaragua are going to take part in the programme. The first Module is to be held in Stavanger, Oslo from 21st November to 2nd December 2010.
Alberta’s oil reserves are the second largest in the world and international companies have found a foundation in Canadian sands. Despite high costs – especially environmental costs – dirty energy drives Alberta forward.
By: Sindre Sverdrup Strand (article awarded PWYP Norway’s 2010 stipend for journalism students)
Last night the U.S. Congress voted in favour of sweeping financial reforms which include a landmark provision requiring oil, gas and mining companies registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to publish how much they pay to foreign countries and the U.S. government.
On 30th June 2010, PWYP Norway responded to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) project group’s publication of a Discussion Paper on a new International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) for the Extractive Industries.
PWYP Norway has held meetings with representatives from the Norwegian Auditors Association to discuss PWYPs proposals in relation to the IASB discussion paper on a possible new IFRS6.
Read PWYP Norway’s letter to the Norwegian Audtors Association:
Summary: The first round of PWYP Norway’s capacity strengthening programme was concluded in December 2009. UK based INTRAC and PWYP Norway have developed a paper in the Praxis Note-series, seeking to capture the lessons learnt from the first round of the programme; a practical experience of capacity development with CSOs in seven African countries to promote greater transparency over oil revenues.