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What the Extractive Industries Review (EIR) is?

What is the EIR?

The Extractive Industries Review was launched by the World Bank Group to discuss its future role in the extractive industries with concerned stakeholders. The aim of this independent review is to produce a set of recommendations that will guide involvement of the World Bank Group in the oil, gas and mining sectors. The discussion is taking place within the context of the World Bank Group’s overall mission of poverty reduction and the promotion of sustainable development.

EIR NEWS

NEW! The Extractive Industries Review will be undertaking their first project visit to Papua New Guinea, August 4-10, 2002. Click on the link for more details.

The Regional Workshop for Eastern Europe and Central Asia took place in Budapest, Hungary, June 18-22, 2002. Please take a look at the web-page for more information…

Documents recently received

‘The Oil and Gas Industry from Rio to Johannesburg and beyond: Contributing to Sustainable Development’, The International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (OGP) and International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA)

“Treasure or Trash?”: The World Bank’s Flawed Defense of Mining As A Tool For Economic Development – Friends of the Earth

Soros Aims to Stop Graft in Energy Projects – by Nicholas Shaxson, published June 12, 2002 in Financial Times, FT.com

Developing the Community and Business Forum in Kyrgyzstan – Dr A. Entwistle, E. O’Keefe (Fauna & Flora International), and Mehrdad Nazari (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development)

Tham Khảo Thêm:  Extractive Industries Review Team

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