Transparency International honors Mauritania for being the most distinguished country in the initiative’s standards

The International Initiative for Transparency in the Extractive Industries Field, during its twentieth conference held in Dakar on June 13-14, 2023, honored Mauritania by assigning the Shield of Leadership in Transparency in the field of extractive industries, which is the shield that the organization bestows on the most distinguished countries in the field of transparency.

In her speech on the occasion, Ms. Helen Clark, Head of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, emphasized that Mauritania has continuously implemented innovative approaches to achieve the objectives of the initiative, and has adopted an appropriate legal and technical framework to systematically disclose available information in a timely manner to enable data analysis. It has also pioneered revenue forecasting from the green gas and hydrogen sectors to better understand the economic benefits of these sectors.

She added, “Mauritania has always shown strong leadership from the stakeholders involved in the initiative. .

At the end of the ceremony, Ms. Helen Clark, President of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, invited His Excellency the Prime Minister, Mr. Mohamed Bilal Massoud, to receive the award on behalf of Mauritania in honor of its pioneering efforts in the field of transparency in the field of extractive industries.

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