NRGI reviewed over 50 mining and oil laws and found that none required regulators to actually check whether applicants for extractive licenses are politically exposed persons. This briefing offers advice on how governments can strengthen their extractives licensing policies and processes to tackle basic corruption risks posed by such problematic beneficial ownership linkages.
Where there is free and equal access to political power, there are stronger laws, institutions and practices in place to help realize the full value of resource extraction and to manage resulting revenues. This guide shows how political parties can better devise policy platforms for resource governance.
In January 2017, NRGI delivered a comprehensive report to the National Hydrocarbons Commission that provided specific recommendations regarding the disclosure of key commercial, environmental, social and beneficial ownership information, facilitating citizens’ understanding of the sector.
En nous fondant sur ce travail, nous avons développé une liste de 12 signaux d’alerte sur la corruption concernant l’octroi de permis et l’attribution de contrats dans le secteur extractif, accompagnés chacun d’exemples concrets.