BK, represented by its comms and research officer Marco Zaplan, participated in the recently held Data Extractors Workshop II in Harare, Zimbabwe last May 24-26, 2016.
Tess Tabada, BK-PWYP Philippines Board Member and outgoing CSO Rep to the PH_EITI MSG, was part of the EITI Support Mission that visited Papua New Guinea on May 16-19, 2016. The purpose of the visit was to assist the PNG-EITI MSG in the analysis of its 1st country report and to learn from the experiences of other countries in translating report recommendations to areas for reforms. The members of the Mission Team included Diana Kaissy of PWYP, Andrew Schoffel of World Bank, Dyveke Rogan and Alessandra Ordenes of the EITI International Secretariat.
BK Comms and Research officer Marco Zaplan presented about Philippine mining fiscal policies in a forum held in Hanoi, Vietnam last May 13, 2016.
Seven students from the UP School of Economics presented their research output and learnings from their 3-month internship with Bantay Kita in a culmination program held in UP Diliman last May 2, 2016
BK legal consultant Gina Tumlos and communications and research officer Marco Zaplan attended a technical workshop on campaign finance organized by the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) held at the Bayleaf Intramors Manila from April 27-29, 2016.