Proposed Extractive Industries Transparency Commission Law will keep all in-check

PROPOSED EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES TRANSPARENCY COMMISSION LAW WILL KEEP ALL IN-CHECK: SIR JULIUS CHAN KAVIENG, 13 JULY, 2021: New Ireland Governor Sir Julius Chain says a proposed law to promote transparency and accountability in the mining and petroleum space will keep everyone honest in the long run. Sir Julius Chan made this remark when he opened […]

Extractive Industries Transparency Commission Bill ready for regional consultation

A proposed legislation to transition the Papua New Guinea Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative National Secretariat into a statutory body is ready for public consultation beginning next month. This follows the successful conclusion of a series of consultation among legal and technical officials of key government institutions, mining and petroleum companies and civil society organisations on […]

Scoping Study to be conducted on Extractive state-owned entities

The PNGEITI National Secretariat through its Multi-stakeholders Group (MSG) has already commenced preparation to engage a consultant to scope out the operations of State-Owned Entities (SOEs) including Trustees involved in the extractive sector or those that have an equity share (either on behalf of the Government or provincial governments). Head of National Secretariat Lucas Alkan […]

Policy and legislation for PNGEITI

  Efforts are underway to adopt a policy and legal frameworks for the Papua New Guinea Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (PNEITI), according to the PNGEITI National Secretariat. “We are happy to inform the general public of PNGEITI Multi Stakeholder Group’s (MSG) desire to come up with a PNGEITI policy framework and legislation to provide the […]