2021 OGP Impact Awards: Nigeria – Beneficial Ownership Transparency

Opacity in Nigeria’s extractives sector has decimated communities, destroyed lives and led to the rise of militancy in oil producing regions. The Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) was passed in 2020 – making it mandatory to disclose persons with…


OGP at 10, EITI at 20: Where to next?

Since its creation in 2011, the Open Government Partnership (OGP) has successfully promoted open government reforms in 78 countries. Of these...

Seychelles – Fisheries Transparency – Credit – Imran Ahmad for the Seychelles Tourism Board

Leading the Way For a More Transparent and Sustainable Fishing Economy

With the future of the world’s fisheries facing serious threats due to overfishing, Seychelles is the first nation to publish its report in Partnership with the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI). This small island nation is working to protect the future of this sector, upon which its people and economy are massively dependent.

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Seychelles’ Fisheries: “We Have Nothing to Hide; We Have Everything to Share”

In a milestone for global transparency efforts in marine fisheries management, Seychelles submitted the world’s first report to the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) in mid-April, fulfilling a crucial commitment of its current OGP action plan.

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Lessons from Reformers: Sierra Leone Publishes Corporate Tax Incentives

Read how reformers in Sierra Leone are working to address tax revenue losses through greater transparency and public accountability.