NRGI’s blog—which showcases the breadth of expertise of a global team and delves into the most pressing issues in resource governance—received thousands of unique visits this year.
“This is such a disaster for us,” an Azerbaijani citizen told a reporter in December. “How come they decided to bankrupt people in one night?”
In November 2015, PWYP members from across Eurasia met in Ulaanbaatar for an NRGI-led training session to discuss common extractives governance challenges their countries face. Shrinking civil society space was a dominant concern.
The prolonged oil slump that began in mid-2014 has made things complicated for Azerbaijan.