Transparency Governance in Iraq's Extractive Industry at a Crossroads
Article from: OGEL 4 (2014), in Iraq
Iraq has done rather well by joining and acquiring compliance status with Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative-EITI. Significant aspects of transparency are observed; vital entities created and annual reports delivered. Yet, this paper argues: that these annual reports are far from what they should be; that impacts, effectiveness and sustainability of transparency are what really matter; and that relevant institutional, systemic and human capacity developments are urgently needed to deepen transparency and enhance governance. This case study is premised on ...