Transforming Extractive Wealth into Sustained Transparency: Eurasia Extractive Industries Knowledge Hub Training Course

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Please note that this course will be run with simultaneous translation into English and Russian.

The Eurasia Extractive Industries Knowledge Hub is pleased to announce Transforming Extractive Wealth into Sustained Transparency, a Natural Resource Governance Decision Chain training course. Running from 21-28 March in Istanbul, the course is open (with all expenses covered) to officials, academicians, civil society organization members and mass media representatives from Mongolia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine and Tajikistan.

Based on the Natural Resource Charter and administered by NRGI and Eurasia Hub experts, the course helps participants understand the linkages between extractive sector transparency, accountability and management issues. Simultaneous English/Russian translation will be provided.

Participants will actively engage in in-depth analysis and practical implementation scenarios associated with domestic foundations for resource governance; the chain of economic decisions required to manage resources for prosperity; and the international foundations for resource governance.

This course will cover:

  • Inclusive and comprehensive national strategy development
  • Accountability and transparency mechanisms
  • Exploration and license allocation
  • Taxation
  • Local effects from extractive operations
  • State-owned enterprises (SOEs)
  • Managing volatile revenues
  • Government spending and investing for sustainable development
  • Role of international foundations in helping promote environmental, social and human rights

Representatives from international organizations, foundations and companies, as well as private individuals, may also apply and participate in the course. If selected, those participants must pay a course fee of $1,450, which does not include airfare.

Those interested in participating should complete and send an application form (Russian)and a copy of their current CV to the Eurasia Extractive Industries Knowledge Hub via e-mail ( no later than Monday, 15 February.

For further information, please contact Esmira Asadullayeva at