NSI Forum: Governing Natural Resources for Africa’s Development
On May 9th and 10th 2013, The North-South Institute held an international forum on Governing Natural Resources for Africa’s Development bringing together senior Canadian and African policymakers and government officials, extractive industry executives, global and African civil society groups, multilateral institutions, donor agencies, diplomats, think-tanks and academics.
The Honourable Dean Allison, M.P., House of Commons, Parliament of Canada
The African State and Natural Resource Governance in the 21st Century
The Honourable Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Federal Ministry of Finance in Abuja
Using Natural Resources for Broad-based Development: How can the OECD help?
Dr. Lahra Liberti, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Capacity Development for Natural Resource Management: The findings of the African Capacity Indicators 2013
Dr. Kobena Hanson, African Capacity Building Foundation
The Resource Governance Index: A measure of Transparency in Oil, Gas and Mining
Mr. Matthew Genasci, Revenue Watch Institute
Public Diplomacy for Developmental States: Implementing the African Mining Vision
Dr. Timothy Shaw, University of Massachusetts
Harnessing Natural Resources for Economic Development
Dr José Antonio Ocampo, Columbia University
The Natural Resource Charter in Africa: A tool for national strategy and evaluation
Mr. Jim Cust, Natural Resource Charter
Extractive Sector Governance and Resource Revenue Transparency in Africa
Dr. Peter Eigen, Transparency International
Extractive Sector Regulations in Africa: Old Practices and New Models for Change
Mr. Chris W.J. Roberts, African Access Consulting
CSR, Host Communities and Extractive Companies in Africa: Issues and Constraints
Mr. Lalith Gunaratne, Sage Ontario for Mindful Leadership
FPIC, the UN Human Rights Framework and Extractive Sector Governance
Mr. Errol P. Mendes, University of Ottawa
Emerging Powers and the Changing Landscape of Natural Resource Governance in Africa
Dr. Jakkie Cilliers, The Institute for Security Studies
Mining and Sustainable Development in Africa: A Canadian Perspective
Mr. Patrick Chevalier, Natural Resources Canada
Governance for Sustainability: An approach
Mr. Louis Guay, Saint Paul University and Mr. André Bourassa, SOPAR
The Continental Land Rush: Canada’s Role in Advancing the Land Rights of Africa
Mr. Bruce Moore, Institute for Active Citizenship
Land and Financialization: Role of International Financial Actors in Land Deals in Africa
Dr. Jennifer Clapp, University of Waterloo
Chair, Closing Session
Dr. Huguette Labelle, Transparency International
Keynote Speaker: Closing Session
Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, The World Bank
The Honourable Lois Brown, M.P., House of Commons, Parliament of Canada
Africa’s Rising Resource Challenges, OpenCanada, June 17th 2013.
Canada Urged to Ensure Miners Publish What They Pay, by Kristen Shane, Embassy Magazine, May 15th, 2013.
Photos from Embassy Magazine’s Party Time, by Sam Garcia, Embassy Magazine, May 9th, 2013.
NSI President’s Interview on Natural Resource Governance, Radio Canada International, May 7th, 2013.
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