El Kamur, Om Shiah, Kerkenna, Argub, Douz … regions that have become famous for their successive protests since 2011 about the management of natural resources in Tunisia. The reasons for protests are summarized by a young man from the village of Faouar in the Governorate of Kebili in southern Tunisia, nearby several oil wells: “we…Read Download
Past the Tipping Point? Contract Disclosure within EITI
When governments and private sector companies agree to exploit publicly held natural resources, citizens have the right to know the terms of the resulting deals. These terms are contained in licenses, contracts, regulations and legislation. While regulations and legislation are usually public, licenses and contracts are not.