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At the end of October 2005, the Diamond Development Initiative, co-sponsored by Global Witness, held a first convening meeting in Accra. The meeting brought together representatives from government, aid agencies, NGOs,... read more
The need for an International Financial Reporting Standard for the Extractive Industries 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
For immediate release: 27 Oct 2014 South Sudan’s first post-independence oil deal is high-risk and in urgent need of further scrutiny, according to a new Global Witness report released today. The seven month... 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global accountancy firm turned a blind eye when a report of major audit failures at Dubai’s biggest gold refinery went unpublished.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
At the end of October 2005, the Diamond Development Initiative, co-sponsored by Global Witness, held a first convening meeting in Accra. The meeting brought together representatives from government, aid agencies, NGOs,... read more
The need for an International Financial Reporting Standard for the Extractive Industries 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
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