Journalists confront informal and regulatory obstacles. In many cases, private companies and the government prevent media from accessing existing sources of free information. This may take the form of lengthy response times, publicly exposing information requests and managing the approval of how information is presented publicly.
NRGI offers global and regional courses (both in-person and online) that are tailored to civil society advocates, government officials, journalists, parliamentarians and other actors who are working to improve the management of oil, gas and minerals.
Civil society actors fighting for better resource governance must engage with reformers in government and business and speak “truth to power” with those parties hampering progress, NRGI president and CEO Daniel Kaufmann tells RAW Talks.
The RGI draws attention to the fact that transparency does not always go hand in hand with protection of civic space. Countries such as Azerbaijan, Vietnam, Iraq and Angola all fail to promote citizen voice and government accountability while obtaining good transparency scores.
The Canadian International Resources and Development Institute and NRGI hosted a flagship peer-to-peer learning and scenario-based group exercises workshop in Ulaanbaatar for over 20 young professionals from Afghanistan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Mongolia.
Весной этого года правительство Кыргызской Республики заявило о намерении повысить откры-тость и подотчетность государственных структур и улучшить взаимодействие с населением по-средством перевода государственных услуг гражданам и бизнесу в онлайн-формат.
A spring pledge to make public services available online to Kyrgyz Republic citizens and businesses as part of a digital transformation program could make government more open, accountable and responsive to citizens, the Central Asian country’s government says.