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Negotiating complex contracts in the extractive industries – how to ensure a “win-win” solution

CESD’s Myanmar Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (MEITI) team provided expertise and support to recent training in Nay Pyi Taw on resource governance and contract negotiation in the extractive industries. Myanmar has extensive natural resources. How these natural resources are managed, and how contracts are negotiated, will determine whether they deliver benefits and inclusive development to Myanmar.

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MEITI engagement with local non government organisations

The Myanmar Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (MEITI) invited representatives from local non government organisations to a presentation and question and answer session on the first MEITI Report, submitted to the EITI International Secretariat in January 2016.

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Televised debate: How to balance the economy and environment (Myanmar language)

Dr Zaw Oo, CESD Executive Officer, participated in the televised DVB Debate, “How to balance the economy and environment” on 10 January 2016.

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Submission of Myanmar’s first Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) report

The first Myanmar Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (MEITI) Report was submitted to the EITI International Secretariat on 2 January 2016. The report is a key requirement for  Myanmar as an ‘EITI Candidate Country’, and supports the objective of attaining ‘EITI Compliant’ status in 2017. CESD is the coordinating body for the Leading Authority of MEITI.

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Publication of the MEITI First Report in December 2015

 

The first ever report of the Myanmar Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (MEITI) will be published at the end of December, 2015 to disclose the information related to revenue received from the extractive industries to the public. The report has been compiled since July 2, 2014 when Myanmar was recognized as an Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Candidate Country, and it is an important requirement for Myanmar to become an EITI member country.

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Assessment of extractive industries (oil and gas, mining and hydropower)

In May 2015, the Myanmar Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative released its report, “Institutional and regulatory assessment of the extractive industries in Myanmar”, providing a baseline assessment of the oil and gas, mining (including jade and gemstones) and the hydro-power sectors in Myanmar.

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Presentation: The implications for companies from EITI implementation

Oil, gas and mining companies are at the core of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, with obligations to report their payments to government on an annual basis, and to support and govern the EITI process. This presentation explains the role of companies in EITI, the implications and benefits.

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