This week, 29 participants from 13 countries — including Ghana, Chile, Uganda, Myanmar, Mongolia and Guinea — are taking part in our third annual Executive Course in Oil, Gas and Mining Governance in Oxford.
Myanmar is a country rich in natural resources such as timber, oil and gas, minerals and gemstones and hydropower potential. This large endowment of natural resources significantly contributes to the country’s economic performance.
In December, the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), in partnership with a team of trainers at the Yangon School of Journalism (YJS) launched the first dedicated, comprehensive course for journalists covering Myanmar's oil, gas, and mining industries.
In resource-rich countries around the world, senior-level policymakers face difficult extractive sector decisions—from how to attract investors and manage revenues to how to engage citizens and protect the environment.
Recently, Indonesia hosted the first Asia Pacific Open Government Partnership (OGP) regional conference in Bali, where civil society organizations (CSOs) urged governments to safeguard and promote free civic space, adop