Past event

Invitation Only

A New Day in Extractives Transparency? The 2013 Resource Governance Index

Chatham House, London

Energy, Environment and Resources Department


Paul Collier, Professor, Oxford University
Jamie Drummond, Executive Director, ONE
Daniel Kaufmann, President, and Alexandra Gillies, Head of Governance, Revenue Watch Institute
Caroline Kende-Robb, Executive Director, Africa Progress Panel


Transparency and open governance are crucial to ensure that countries are able to reap the benefits of their natural resource wealth. At this event the Africa Progress Panel will present its 2013 report Equity in Extractives - Stewarding Africa's Natural Resources for All. Participants will also discuss the Revenue Watch report on the Resource Governance Index, which measures the quality of governance in the oil, gas and mining sector of 58 countries worldwide, from highly ranked countries like Norway and Brazil to low-ranking countries like South Sudan and Burma. 

Attendance is by invitation only.