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Extractive Industries Initiatives Database

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Title
Open Contracting
Lead Organization Name
Type
  • Standards
  • Good Practice
  • Capacity Building
  • Impact Measurement
Sector
  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Mining
Lead by
  • Donor
Goal/Objective

To enhance contract disclosure and monitoring.

Value Chain Focus
  • Policy, Legal and Contractual Framework
    • - Contracts and Licenses
Have a mix of stakeholders such as public, private and civil society sectors contributed to the design of the initiative?
Yes
Geographical Focus
  • Global
In-country work
No
Who is it for?
industrial extractives companies, small-scale extractives companies, host country national governments, local civil society, international civil society
How does the initiative try to reach its objective?

By facilitating the creation of global principles that governments and standard setting bodies may draw upon in redefining contracting norms in favor of greater disclosure, monitoring and enhanced accountability and by building and reinforcing ongoing good practice and enhance disclosure and effective monitoring, including through multi-stakeholder engagement around use of public resources.