Transparency Institute moves to rally civil society for oil and gas oversight

The group in discussion yesterday.

Local anti-corruption watchdog Transparency Institute of Guyana Inc  (TIGI) is seeking to marshal civil society organisations to ensure the scrutiny of the governance of Guyana’s oil and gas sector that is needed to avoid pitfalls experienced by other producers.

With funding from international civil society supporter Open Society Foundations, TIGI yesterday met at Moray House, Georgetown, with civil society representatives from across the country as it launched the first of a series of planning engagements with the group.

The meeting saw representatives from ChildLink, the Guyana Women Miners Organisation, the National Commission on Disability, the Guyanese Organisation of Indigenous Peoples, the University of Guyana’s Economic Society and others…..

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