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Global Witness's memo to ENRC's shareholders

12th June 2012
ENRC’s rapid acquisition of billions of dollars worth of mining assets in the Democratic Republic of Congo between September 2009 and July 2011 has been facilitated by the company’s apparent collusion with Dan Gertler, a businessman who is a friend of President Joseph Kabila.

ENRC must address corruption concerns in DRC and publish findings.

Click the link below to download the full memo.

New Congolese oil and mining codes must include strong measures on transparency, tenders and community rights

11th October 2012
As the Democratic Republic of Congo begins the process of revising its mining and oil codes, Global Witness has published its recommendations on how the codes could best ensure transparent and accountable management of these key sectors.

As the Democratic Republic of Congo begins the process of revising its mining and oil codes, Global Witness has published its recommendations on how the codes could best ensure transparent and accountable management of these key sectors.

Congo, a country two-thirds the size of western Europe, is hugely wealthy in minerals including copper, cobalt and diamonds. Vast areas of Congo are also gradually being opened to oil exploration, with the potential to transform the country’s economy but also posing serious environmental and corruption risks.

Coming clean: How supply chain controls can stop Congo's minerals trade fuelling conflict

30th May 2012

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Grave Secrecy

17th June 2012

简体中文 (Chinese press release)

Совершенно секретно (Russian language version)

Glencore has questions to answer: A Global Witness investigation into potentially corrupt deals in Congo

5th May 2012

On this page you will find details of the Global Witness investigation into Glencore, including the briefing we sent to Glencore's shareholders and questions we put to Glencore and Dan Gertler in writing, along with the responses we received.

 

Glencore a des réponses à fournir: Vous trouverez sur cette page des détails relatifs à l’enquête de Global Witness sur Glencore, incluant le rapport envoyé aux actionnaires de Glencore et les questions envoyées à Glencore et Dan Gertler par écrit, ainsi que les réponses reçues.

رفتن به سوی طلا: نخستین قراردادهای استخراج معادن در افغانستان چطور می تواند از شفافیت و حسابدهی در این سکتور حمایت کنند

25th April 2012

 25 اپریل 2012

گزارش خبری : آینده سکتور استخراج معادن افغانستان در معرض خطر قراردادهای ضعیف قرار دارد

Dealing with Disclosure: Improved transparency in large land deals

25th April 2012
Since 2008, the rush for land in developing countries has rapidly intensified but the sector remains largely unregulated and land deals are frequently agreed in secret between governments and investors. This undermines governance and fosters high-level corruption. This report, Dealing with Disclosure looks at why it is vital to transform the secretive culture behind large scale land deals and, for the first time, sets out in detail what tools governments, companies and citizens can harness to ensure that this happens.

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