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25.07.2005 | Paying for Protection
Global Witness has long been concerned by the lack of transparency in payments by oil and mining companies to many governments around the world, because lack of transparency can often hide corruption and other... read more
Watch Channel 4’s new piece filmed at Bisie cassiterite mine in eastern DRC in June 2005. For more information go to the Channel 4 website. Other Languages French Downloads Under-Mining Peace.pdf read more
06.06.2005 | A Time For Justice
A Global Witness Briefing Document read more
08.02.2005 | Making it add up
Is the EITI Adding Up? Since its inception in 2003, the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) has recorded some important achievements. There is now extensive international awareness that transparency of... read more
08.12.2004 | Dangerous Liaisons
A briefing document submitted by Global Witness to the UN Security Council. read more
22.10.2004 | The Key to Kimberley:
Joint report by Global Witness and Partnership Africa Canada. read more
22.10.2004 | Rich Man Poor Man
Joint report by Global Witness and Partnership Africa Canada read more
18.10.2004 | Déjà vu
This report presents the results of Global Witness and Amnesty International's survey into the diamond jewellery retail sector's implementation of self-regulation to support the Kimberley Process, the international... read more
28.09.2004 | Rush and Ruin
The Devastating Mineral Trade in Southern Katanga, DRC. read more
A policy briefing submitted by Global Witness to the UN Security Council. 14th September 2004 read more
06.07.2004 | Same Old Story
THIS REPORT marks the beginning of an extensive project that will examine natural resource governance in the Democratic Republic of Congo. read more
Glencore, the world’s largest commodities trader, enriched a friend of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s president by tens of millions of dollars and protected his interests as it gained control of one of Africa’s... read more
Click here to read the report. Global Witness and Integrity Watch Afghanistan today called on the Afghan government – and candidates in the country’s Presidential election – to commit to stronger protections against... read more
Version française ici According to a former partner at Ernst & Young, the global accountancy firm turned a blind eye when a report of major audit failures at Dubai’s biggest gold refinery went unpublished. A Global... read more
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... read more
War and the militarisation of mining in eastern congo - a report by Global Witness July 2009   Read the report   Press Release and Audio   Press Release - Global Witness uncovers foreign companies’ links... read more
25.07.2005 | Paying for Protection
Global Witness has long been concerned by the lack of transparency in payments by oil and mining companies to many governments around the world, because lack of transparency can often hide corruption and other... read more
Watch Channel 4’s new piece filmed at Bisie cassiterite mine in eastern DRC in June 2005. For more information go to the Channel 4 website. Other Languages French Downloads Under-Mining Peace.pdf read more
06.06.2005 | A Time For Justice
A Global Witness Briefing Document read more
08.02.2005 | Making it add up
Is the EITI Adding Up? Since its inception in 2003, the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) has recorded some important achievements. There is now extensive international awareness that transparency of... read more
08.12.2004 | Dangerous Liaisons
A briefing document submitted by Global Witness to the UN Security Council. read more
22.10.2004 | The Key to Kimberley:
Joint report by Global Witness and Partnership Africa Canada. read more
22.10.2004 | Rich Man Poor Man
Joint report by Global Witness and Partnership Africa Canada read more
18.10.2004 | Déjà vu
This report presents the results of Global Witness and Amnesty International's survey into the diamond jewellery retail sector's implementation of self-regulation to support the Kimberley Process, the international... read more
28.09.2004 | Rush and Ruin
The Devastating Mineral Trade in Southern Katanga, DRC. read more
A policy briefing submitted by Global Witness to the UN Security Council. 14th September 2004 read more
06.07.2004 | Same Old Story
THIS REPORT marks the beginning of an extensive project that will examine natural resource governance in the Democratic Republic of Congo. read more
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