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2014 Natural Resource Charter Conference

12 June–14 June 2014

  • Conference

  • Starting 2:00PM

  • Ending 2:00PM EDT

  • Online

  • Applications closed

The 2014 Natural Resource Charter Conference, presented by NRGI and OxCarre, took place on 12 and 13 June. Below are videos from the open sessions and relevant materials.


Welcome, opening remarks, and keynote speech

Featuring Anthony Venables (Oxford University), Daniel Kaufmann (NRGI) and Sir Paul Collier (Oxford University)


The Natural Resource Charter as a Useful Common Framework

Featuring Suneeta Kaimal (NRGI), Jim Cust (NRGI), Aidan Davy (ICMM), Justine de Davila (UK DfID) and Lai Yahaya (FOSTER Nigeria)


Narratives, Expectations and Accountability

Featuring Matteo Pellegrini (NRGI), Sami Atallah (LCPS), Peter Harrington (Harvard Kennedy School), Lisa Sachs (CCSI), Zaw Oo (Myanmar Development Resource Institute)


Maximizing the Non-Fiscal Benefits from Resource Extraction

Featuring Sheila Khama (African Development Bank), Rosalind Kainyah (Kina Advisory), Christine Jojarth (Stanford University), Michael Warner (Local Content Solutions)


Making Transparency Matter: EITI Progress Report Launch

Featuring Alexandra Gillies (NRGI), Thomas Mba Akabzaa (Government of Ghana), Laurel Green (Rio Tinto), Keith Myers (Richmond Energy Partners), Clare Short (EITI)

See also the EITI progress report, and NRGI's Guide to the EITI Standard.


New Insights on Natural Resource Funds

Featuring Patrick Heller (NRGI), Håvard Halland (World Bank), David Manley (NRGI), Sam Wills (OxCarre)

Downloads: Halland presentation, Halland paper, Wills presentation, Wills paper, Manley presentation


Government Strategy

Featuring Richard Manning (Oxford University), Philip Ajack-Boldit Government of South Sudan), Dr. Joe Amoako-Tuffour (St. Francis Xavier University and African Centre for Economic Transformation), Alhaji Mansaray (Government of Sierra Leone), Abdoulaye Magassouba (Government of Guinea)


Governance Matters

Featuring Daniel Kaufmann (NRGI), Edward Bickham (World Gold Council), Memunatu Pratt (University of Sierra Leone), Clare Short (EITI), Albert Zeufack (World Bank)


Several sessions held at the conference under the Chatham House rule were not recorded. However, discussion materials from some closed sessions are available here: