With more than 700 members in over 50 countries, PWYP’s strength comes from our ability to coordinate action nationally and globally. We share our diverse experiences and work together across borders to maximise our collective impact.
We help members work together effectively over issues that span multiple countries – such as tax evasion or the environmental impacts of extractive projects. This is critical, as the extractive sector within most countries has a significant international dimension. By working together, we strengthen our collective impact and effectiveness to advocate for the changes we want. Our global connections help us be flexible as we navigate the politically complex and unpredictable path towards an open, responsive and accountable extractive sector.
In June 2019 the PWYP Secretariat commissioned independent consultant Brendan O’Donnell to conduct an evaluation of its work in line with its 2016 – 2018 Business Plan. This was to assess Secretariat progress made against the plan and inform the development of the next Secretariat plan. The evaluation was informed by desk research and 26…Read Download
Consolidating progress: defining our shared vision for an accountable and inclusive extractives sector PWYP Trustee's Annual Report and Financial Accounts 2018 for the period ended 31 December 2018 2018 was a pivotal year both for the PWYP Secretariat and for the global PWYP movement. We entered the final year of our 2016-18 business plan, which…Read Download
It is well documented that extractive projects can have dire gender consequences given that women usually have the most to lose (in terms of loss of land or livelihoods, increase in gender-based violence etc.) and the least to gain from the process of extraction in the communities where they occur and in the country as…Read Download
This is a report of the findings from a learning focused evaluation of Publish What You Pay’s (PWYP) innovative Data Extractors’ (DE) programme. The programme, supported by the Omidyar Network, the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Oxfam Denmark, was a direct response to the publication of the first mandatory disclosure (‘payments to governments’) reports…Read Download
Publish What You Pay aligns its Open Data Position with the Open Definition, which can be summed up in the statement: Open means anyone can freely access, use, modify, and share for any purpose (subject, at most, to requirements that preserve provenance and openness) PWYP offers this Open Data position for its coalitions to use…Read Download