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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.
From 23rd-26th November 2009 the participants from Region 1 in the PWYP Norway Global Capacity Building Programme gathered in Kampala, Uganda for a three day advocacy and lobbying training facilitated by Intrac This workshop constituted the last module in the series of three that comprises the programme, and concludes the first round.
23rd-26th September 2009, the participants in the PWYP Norway Global Capacity Building Programme (Region 1) gathered in Accra, Ghana for a three day seminar, following up on the first seminar held in Norway in December 2008.
In December 2008, the first group of participants in the PWYP Norway Global Capacity Building Programme for southern civil society representatives gathered in Stavanger, Norway.  

Civil Society perspectives and recommendations on the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

Oil and gas activity in West Africa is thriving with over 10% of the world’s crude oil coming from this area. There are still vast oil reserves off shore, and at least 34 Norwegian companies have thrown themselves into the battle for the black gold.
Oil, gas and mining is an important economic sector in more than 60 developing and transitional countries. Two thirds of the world’s poorest people live in these countries. The revenues from this industry can help find a way out of poverty – but the oposite is taking place. Find out why. A short and accessable guide to the extractive industries and the importance of transparency in the revenue streams.
Follow the Money provides practical information on how citizens of resource-rich countries can become effective monitors of government earnings and expenditures.