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December 1, 2010

The lack of fiscal transparency in Equatorial Guinea leads to widespread corruption and negative outcomes for most Equatoguinean citizens.

Tutu Alicante
February 1, 2009

An editorial that highlights the important connections between government transparency, government accountabiilty, and democracy.

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.

Mo Ibrahim Foundation
October 14, 2011

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has released its 2011 index, which assesses governance performance in African countries. Included here is the index for Central Africa. 

EG Justice
August 22, 2011

Today EG Justice launched a “Stop Corruption” campaign to expose corruption and promote transparency in Equatorial Guinea. 

January 1, 2010

Equatorial Guinea has made no substantive progress on budget transparency since 2008, the first year the country was included in the Index.  In 2010, Equatorial Guinea matched its 2008 score of zero (out of 100) in the Index, while the global average score was 42.

April 29, 2009

EG Justice collaborated with Publish What You Pay to produce a video that highlights the importance of revenue transparency in oil rich countries like Equatorial Guinea.

EG Justice
May 1, 2008

This policy paper assesses Equatorial Guinea’s 2006 Oil Law, how its provisions hinder intra-governmental and public oversight and accountability; and how, as a whole, it fails to promote the type of transparency espoused by the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative. It also offers succinct and constructive recommendations to the EG government to address the current deficiencies in the law.

March 30, 2011

In a four page public comment submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday, EG Justice highlighted the impact that a provision of the Wall Street reform legislation package may have in curbing corruption, increasing government accountability, and reducing investor uncertainty in Equatorial Guinea.

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