Decisive Moment for Extractive Industries Global Transparency Effort

, by HRW

As most countries miss deadline to demonstrate openness on petroleum, mining revenues, an international initiative that seeks to promote more openness about how countries profit from their oil, gas, and mining resources should not weaken its modest membership standards because governments are unable or unwilling to meet them, Human Rights Watch said today. Read more, and also check this IPS article on the same topic.