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Webinar
World energy: Looking ahead to COP27
18 October 2022 16:0017:00
Online, Finland
Open for registration
Working Paper
Illicit financial flows and country-by-country reporting in extractive industries

Economic data are important in governing the international political economy...

Tax avoidance Illicit financial flows Extractive industries
Blog
Want to catch up on UNU-WIDER research? Here are 10 of the most interesting papers published over the last year

In this blog, the managing editor of the WIDER Angle shares his personal view on some of the most important —and potentially overlooked— work recently released in the WIDER Working Paper Series...

Inequality Macroeconomics Indonesia
Panel discussion
Tony Addison joins a panel discussion at UNESCAP

On Thursday, 19 May 2022, 13:00-15:00 (UTC+7), UNU-WIDER non-resident senior research fellow Tony Addison presents at a moderated panel discussion entitled "Energy transition and the extractives industry in Asia-Pacific: National and Regional...

19 May 2022
Online, Bangkok, Thailand
Past event
Seminar
Extractive industries: taxation and revenues V

A fifth researcher seminar on the topic of extractives and domestic revenue mobilisation will be held on 27 April 2022 from 16:00-18:00 (UTC +3). The event, "Fiscal Regime Reforms in the Extractives Sector," will be hosted jointly by UNU-...

27 April 2022
Online, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Blog
Reducing wasted gas emissions is an opportunity for clean air and climate

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) is seen as the last best chance for countries and companies to set out how they are actually going to deliver the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) target of no more tha...

COP26 Climate change Extractive industries
Blog
Looking ahead to COP26

The long-awaited COP26 in Glasgow is about to start. Billed as the most important COP to date, it is widely seen as a last chance to avoid a global temperature rise beyond 1.5°C. Yet expectations of major breakthroughs weaken by the week...

COP26 Developing countries Climate change
Blog
The value of non-renewable resources in the era of climate change

The economic decline of Nauru, an island in the Central Pacific, is a cautionary tale. Nauru was the highest GDP per capita country in the world in the 1970s, due to the value of its phosphate deposits...

COP26 Climate change Extractive industries
Blog
The zero carbon agenda and metals demand: some major dilemmas

The transition to net zero over the next few decades will involve a large increase in the global demand for many metals essential to the renewables revolution driving that transition...

COP26 Climate change Extractive industries
News
UNU-WIDER experts in key role in global roundtable process on extractives

Over the past eight months, various heads of state, ministers, and other stakeholders from around the world have participated in a dialogue to discuss the pressing issues and the future of the extractives sector. UNU-WIDER researchers Tony Addison...

Extractive industries Extractives United Nations
Seminar
Photo by Alex Sanchez on Unsplash Extractive industries: taxation and revenues II
26 May 2021
Online, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Presentation
UN Photo_Kim Haughton Tony Addison and Alan Roe at the United Nations Global Roundtable on Extractive Industries
25 May 2021
Online, New York, United States
Past event
Presentation
Tony Addison and Alan Roe at 5th UN Roundtable on Extractives

On 15 March, 2021, Tony Addison and Alan Roe , both Non-Resident Senior Research Fellows at UNU-WIDER, will be presenting at a high-level United Nations Roundtable titled ' Extractive industries and sustainable development and the 2030 Agenda in...

15 March 2021
Online, Lebanon
Past event
Presentation
Tony Addison and Alan Roe at 4th UN Roundtable on Extractives

On 4 February, 2021, Tony Addison and Alan Roe , both Non-Resident Senior Research Fellows at UNU-WIDER, will be presenting at a high-level United Nations Roundtable titled " Extractive industries and sustainable development and the 2030 Agenda...

4 February 2021
Online, Thailand
Past event
Working Paper
Transparency in extractive industry commodities trading

The paper reviews the debate about transparency in extractive industry commodities trade. It examines the obstacles to improved transparency...

Transparency Commodity trading Extractive industries
Project workshop
Extractive Industries: Taxation and Revenues
5 November 2020
Zoom, Finland
Past event
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