Press Release: Opacity of Semirara Mining and Power Corporation and DOE’s weak regulatory capacity
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is an international standard of transparency which requires oil, gas and mining companies (including coal) to report what it pays to government. It also requires government to report how much it collects from these companies.
BK presents in PH-OGP Summit
Bantay Kita presented as panelist in the recently concluded Philippine Open Government Partnership Summit held at the Dusit Hotel in Makati last March 3-4, 2016. The summit’s theme this year was “Strengthening Strategic Local Government, Civil Society and Academe Partnerships towards Meaningful Devolution and Participation”.
CSO representatives from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao recently met and brainstormed action plans in the recently held Bantay Kita CSO National Conference held at the Manila Hotel last February 17-18. More than 100 participants attended the said event which was held after the Philippine EITI launched the second report.