The World Bank Group in Extractive Industries: 2014 Annual Review

The World Bank | Document | 2014

This report provides a summary of World Bank Group (WBG) activities in the extractives industries (EI) sector in fiscal year 2014. The WBG’s objective in the extractive sector is to ensure that natural resources contribute positively to inclusive economic growth and sustainable development, and the ...


Energy Charter

International Energy Charter | URL | 2016

In a world of increasing interdependence between net exporters and importers of energy, it is widely recognised that multilateral rules can provide a more balanced and efficient framework for international cooperation than is offered by bilateral agreements alone or by non-legislative instruments. T...


Independent Report: World Heritage Sites and the Extractive Industries

ICMM | Document | 2012

This study presents a critical evaluation of current World Heritage processes and practices focusing on the relationship between the extractives sector and natural World Heritage sites. Recommendations to UNESCO State Parties focus on stronger governance of the extractive industries and their enviro...


Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) 2020: A Strategic Framework for CAREC Cooperation Program 2011-2020

Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) | Document | 2011

This is the text of the intergovernmental, multinational, organisation, CAREC. CAREC 2020 provides the strategic framework for the Program’s next 10 years (2010 - 2020). It reflects the required enhancements in the Program toward its vision of Good Neighbors, Good Partners, and Good Prospects. As a ...


International Centre for Energy Arbitration

ICEA | URL | 2016

The International Centre for Energy Arbitration is a joint venture between the Centre for Energy Petroleum Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee and the Scottish Arbitration Centre, whose mission is to research attitudes and trends in dispute resolution in the energy sector, to facilita...


Afghanistan's Membership of the Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Organisation

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan | Document | 2005

Afghanistan joined the regional organisation Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) in 2005 and has since been working with other member countries to forge links and partnerships that will restore the country to its traditional place as a crossroads of cultures and commerce. As a strate...


Leadership Matters: The elimination of fatalities

International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM) | Document | 2009

This document provides a guide for Chief Executives and corporate leaders in their relentless drive to prevent fatalities; both through their personal actions and the processes and activities they should ensure are in place. Leadership Matters:The elimination of fatalities should be read in conjunc...


Implementing CAREC's 2020 Strategic Framework - Wuhan Action Plan

Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) | Document | 2012

This is the CAREC Action Plan agreed at the 11th CAREC Ministerial Conference held on the 30 October 2012 in Wuhan, People’s Republic of China. Three priority areas of actions are detailed in the Wuhan Action Plan to guide the CAREC Program through its next phase of operations: Sector Operational Pr...


World Bank - International Finance Corporation

The World Bank | URL | 2016

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. The IFC apply financial resources, technical expertise, global experience, and innovative thinking to help partners overcome financial, operationa...


International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC)

ITIC | URL | 2016

The International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC) is an independent, nonprofit research and educational organization founded in 1993 to promote tax reform and public-private initiatives to improve the investment climate in transition and developing economies. ITIC works with ministries of finance, ...


Ghana's membership of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS)

Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) | URL | 2015

This page provides an overview of Ghana. Established on May 28 1975 via the treaty of Lagos, the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) is a 15-member regional group with a mandate of promoting economic integration in all fields of activity of the constituting countries. The Vision of EC...


Inter-American Development Bank

IDB | URL | 2016

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) work to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through financial and technical support for countries working to reduce poverty and inequality, the Bank helps improve health and education, and advance infrastructure. IDB’s aim is to achieve development...


Namibia's Membership of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme

Kimberley Process Certification Scheme | URL | 2015

Namibia is a member of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS), a joint government, industry and civil society initiative to stem the flow of conflict diamonds – rough diamonds used by rebel movements to finance wars against legitimate governments. Botswana chaired the KPCS in 2006 and was...


Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) 2020: A Strategic Framework for CAREC Cooperation Program 2011-2020

Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) | Document | 2011

This document is the Strategic Framework for CAREC, being an agreed text of the intergovernmental, multinational, organisation. CAREC 2020 provides the strategic framework for the Program’s next 10 years (2010 - 2020). It reflects the required enhancements in the Program toward its vision of Good Ne...


Tanzania's Membership of the Southern African Development Community

Southern African Development Community | URL | 2012

This webpage gives an overview of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Tanzania is a founding member of SADC, which has been in existence since 1980 (albeit under a different name and with different facets to its nature), when it was formed as a loose alliance of nine majority-ruled St...


Mining: Partnerships for Development Position Statement

International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM) | Document | 2010

The purpose of this position statement is to take forward the work of the Resource Endowment initiative – which was developed in partnership with the World Bank Group and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) – by encouraging broad application of its recommendation for mul...


Tanzania's Membership of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region

Secretariat of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region | URL | 2016

This page gives an overview of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR). The ICGLR is an inter-governmental organization of the countries in the African Great Lakes Region. Its establishment was based on the recognition that political instability and conflicts in these countrie...


Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) 2020: A Strategic Framework for CAREC Cooperation Program 2011-2020

Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) | Document | 2011

This document is the Strategic Framework for CAREC, being an agreed text of the intergovernmental, multinational, organisation. CAREC 2020 provides the strategic framework for the Program’s next 10 years (2010 - 2020). It reflects the required enhancements in the Program toward its vision of Good Ne...


Association of Southeast Asian Nations Occupational Safety and Health Network: Good Occupational Safety and Health Practices 2008/2009

Association of Southeast Asian Nations | Document | 2009

This document concerns Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN; includes Myanmar as a member) Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Network: Good occupational safety and health practices 2008/2009. The ASEAN-OSH Network (OSHNET) functions to help member countries achieve better OSH performance....


Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) 2020: A Strategic Framework for CAREC Cooperation Program 2011-2020

Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) | Document | 2011

This document is the Strategic Framework for CAREC, being an agreed text of the intergovernmental, multinational, organisation. CAREC 2020 provides the strategic framework for the Program’s next 10 years (2010 - 2020). It reflects the required enhancements in the Program toward its vision of Good Ne...