Middle East and North Africa

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Libya has all the resources it needs to become the richest country per capita in North Africa. But if current trends continue, the nation of 6.5 million may well go bankrupt by 2018...

RWI is seeking a full-time, Tripoli-based Program Manager to oversee RWI’s engagement in Libya and facilitate implementation of program activities. The PM will help, in particular, develop and strengthen ties with government stakeholders and facilitate targeted technical assistance...

Libyan and Tunisian members of parliament and officials met in a workshop to discuss how states can maximise benefit from resources while introducing transparency and anti-corruption measures.

Senior Middle East oil and gas experts and partners gathered for RWI's second annual advisory roundtable in Beirut on May 31 to consider RWI's continued engagement in the region in the context of planned programmatic expansions into Libya and Tunisia to support governments and oversight actors in their management of resource wealth.

The position will support the implementation and track the impacts and learning of a MENA program to assist governments and oversight actors in resource-rich countries in managing oil, gas and mineral resources more transparently and effectively; lead the process of designing, adapting and implementing rigorous M&E for the MENA region...

After more than 40 years of systematic exclusion, Libya’s nascent civil society is exhibiting increased interest in public participation. Civil society leaders convened in a training workshop on “good governance” of the Extractive Industry (EI) sector, seeking to sensitize participants about the sector and international transparency instruments...