International Day of Democracy

Today marks the International Day of Democracy. An event piloted by the United Nations which aims to promote democratic values worldwide. This year’s initiative…

Man stood on a balcony holding a microphone reading from paper to a crowd of people below

World Press Freedom Day 2014: advancing the development agenda

World Press Freedom day is an opportunity to celebrate the fundamental principles of freedom of the press, raise awareness around violations of press freedom and…

Clare Short, Former Secretary of State for International Development

Clare Short’s speech from our Beyond extractive sector transparency

On Wednesday 26 March, Clare Short, Chair  of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), made a keynote speech at our conference dinner. You can read a…