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EITI Suspends Iraq Membership: A Serious Setback

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. EITI Suspends Iraq Membership: A Serious Setback For Transparency That Should Be Addressed Promptly And Effectively The recent decision by the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) to suspend Iraq’s status as a […]

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Transparency Initiative Suspends Iraq’s Membership

At its meeting in Manila, the Philippines, the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Board commended Iraq’s efforts to bring transparency to its oil exports and encouraged the Government of Iraq to make progress on a number of other aspects of the sector. While recognising the difficulties under which Iraq was implementing the EITI, the EITI […]

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Iraq EITI Latest Annual Report: Disappointing Despite Improvement

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Iraq Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (IEITI) published its seventh annual report (Report 2015) on 31 December 2016; a second annual report released in one year after it released its Report 2014 […]

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IEITI and Transparency – Midyear Review

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Introduction Within eight months, between December 2015 and July 2016, the National Secretariat (NS) of the Iraqi Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (IEITI) launched two annual reports (2013 & 2014) and Inception Report […]

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IEITI Annual Report 2013: Again, Modest Progress but More Improvement Still Needed

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. IEITI New Annual Report 2013: Again, Modest Progress but More Improvement Still Needed The Iraq Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (IEITI) succeeded in launching its fifth annual Report 2013 on 10th December 2015, […]

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Empirical Aspects of the Extractive Industry Governance in Iraq

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Empirical Aspects of the Extractive Industry Governance in Iraq Extractive Industry Governance is one of the most critical components of the broad, good, democratic and inclusive governance, especially for the developing […]

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Framework Governing Extractive Industries in Iraq

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Legal and Institutional Framework Governing the Extractive Industry Sector in Iraq This is Part One of a research work commissioned by the Natural Resource Governance Institute-NRGI (USA) as part of the preparation for NRGI’s strategic plan for interlinked and complementary interventions in Iraq during the upcoming three years. The Executive Summary […]

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Expert Blog: Iraqi Extractive Industry

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Iraq Extractive Industry: Legal, Fiscal and Revenue Allocation and Management Issues This is an Executive Summary of a research work commissioned by the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), USA, as part of the preparation for NRGI’s strategic plan for interlinked and complementary interventions in Iraq during the upcoming three years. This […]

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IEITI 4th Annual Report – Pros and Cons

IEITI 4th Annual Report 2012- Pros and Cons By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. For the fourth year in a row Iraq Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (IEITI) has been successful by releasing, in December 2014, its annual report entitled this year: Iraqi Oil Revenues 2012, Local Consumption and Field Development. A thorough review and analysis indicate that […]

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Transparency in Iraq’s Extractive Industry at a Crossroads

Transparency Governance in Iraq’s Extractive Industry at a Crossroads by Ahmed Mousa Jiyad, Iraq/ Development Consultancy and Research, Phone: (+47) 5659 5699 Email: [email protected] Iraq has done rather well by joining and acquiring compliance status with Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI). Significant aspects of transparency are observed; vital entities created and annual reports delivered. Yet, […]

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Knowledge Hub for Natural Resources Governance

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. MENA Natural Resources Governance Knowledge Hub – A Conceptual Framework In a constructive collaboration effort between Revenue Watch Institute (RWI) and the Lebanese Center for Policy Research (LCPS), a two day closed […]

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