Information Center: 2009

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International Monetary Fund
March 25, 2009

An economic overview and analysis of Equatorial Guinea by the IMF.

International Budget Partnership
January 1, 2009

This brief analyzes the concept of the "resource curse" and its likely causes and effects. The interactions between political and economic factors are addressed, particularly in the context of transparency, democracy, and the management of both resources and development.

September 23, 2009

Oil, gas, and mineral companies can reduce global instability by opening the books on their payments, say investors, industry experts, and human rights advocates.

April 24, 2009

As a part of the Publish What You Pay-US Coalition, EG Justice signed on to a letter to President Obama urging his administration to call for transparency within the oil, gas, and mining industries. The letter emphasizes transparency as a crucial step toward improving human rights conditions in resource-rich countries like Equatorial Guinea.

United Nations Human Rights Council
January 23, 2009

Preliminary report by the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment based on his visit to Equatorial Guinea in November 2008.

United Nations Human Rights Council
May 19, 2009

The present report supplements the main report submitted by the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers to the Human Rights Council (A/HRC/11/41). It reflects specific situations alleged to be affecting the independence of judges or lawyers or violating the right to a fair trial in 52 countries. Further, it includes replies received from the Government of
the country concerned in response to specific allegations together with the Special Rapporteur’s comments and observations.

Amnesty International
January 1, 2009

A 2009 report written by Amnesty International that offers a succinct analysis of the various human rights issues that are currently perplexing the state of Equatorial Guinea. Special attention is given to issues revolving around the following: house rights, arbitrary arrests, prisoner releases, torture, prison conditions, disappearances, unfair trials, and freedom of expression.

March 1, 2009

Announcement of an international conference that focuses on Equatorial Guinea.

Ken Silverstein
January 6, 2009

Ken Silverstein, writing for Harper’s magazine, exposes the irony of UNESCO naming a prize after Equatorial Guinea’s dictator Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo in his article "Pay-To-Play at UNESCO". The International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences was funded by Obiang with $3 million dollars. Silverstein points out the dire situation of Equatorial Guinea’s people despite booming oil revenues.

United Nations Human Rights Council
February 25, 2009

Information concerning enforced or involuntary disappearances in various countries and territories reviewed by the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

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