This week the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative international board determined that the situation for civil society in Azerbaijan is unacceptable. As a result, the EITI board called for an early validation to begin on 1 January 2015.
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.
NRGI president Daniel Kaufmann recently sat down in London with the Financial Times’ This Is Africa magazine. Watch here as he discusses the “governance deficit,” investors and resource governance, and “zombie data.”