Information Center: Human Rights, accountability

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Global Witness
March 25, 2004

Governments of resource-rich developing countries often do not provide information about their revenues from natural resources, nor do multinational extractive companies publish information about payments made to the governments of those countries. Such opacity hides billions of dollars worth of financial impropriety, according to this Global Witness report.

December 1, 2010

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

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.

September 28, 2010

The Open Society Justice Initiative has published a background paper that assesses the failure of UNESCO to screen funds from donors to prevent money laundering, as occurred with the UNESCO-Obiang prize.

Open Society Justice Initiative
March 1, 2010

This paper briefly examines government corruption in Equatorial Guinea and how it works, and the price paid by the country’s citizens. It is intended to provide background information for lawyers, human rights advocates, and journalists interested in corruption and its consequences in Equatorial Guinea.

EG Justice
July 19, 2010

An editorial that argues that the government of Equatorial Guinea must match its rhetoric about reforms with concrete actions that improve the governance of the country, including ending impunity for human rights violations, building respect for the rule of law, and enabling the people of Equatorial Guinea to hold their leaders accountable.

EG Justice & International Budget Partnership
October 17, 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.

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