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“More than the sum of our parts”: rethinking coalitions as part of a stronger movement

A blog by Nick Martlew This blog is part of a series commissioned by PWYP’s strategy sub-committee (made up of members of PWYP’s Global Council, Africa Steering Committee and Board). The proposals and positions of each guest author are not endorsed by PWYP; rather they have been invited to share them in order to prompt […]

2024 PWYP National Coordinators Survey

National Coordinators from 34 countries responded to our survey that took place during January and February this year, describing the progress that their PWYP coalitions made towards PWYP’s strategic goals.  The annual survey asks National Coordinators to give feedback on the advocacy progress made by their coalitions in the past 12 months. While covering a […]

Ketakandriana Rafitoson appointed next Executive Director of Publish What You Pay

After a global search, the Publish What You Pay Board of Directors is thrilled to announce Ketakandriana Rafitoson will be the next executive director of Publish What You Pay (PWYP).  Ketakandriana (“Ke”) is a respected political scientist, researcher, activist, and human rights defender. She is currently coordinator of PWYP Madagascar and Executive Director of Transparency […]

PWYP 2023 Africa Conference Report

The world needs to slow climate change to prevent catastrophic impacts, and must replace fossil fuels with cleaner energy sources to do it. In June the Africa Conference 2023 was held in Saly, Senegal for three days of relationship-building, reflection, and strategising on how we can tackle this issue and work towards a collaborative and fair […]

PWYP Annual Report 2022

PWYP’s Annual Report 2022 highlights the main achievements and impacts that the movement had collectively over the past year, as well as the state of our finances. Download the report 2022 was a significant year for the global Publish What You Pay (PWYP) movement as we marked our 20th anniversary. We celebrated achievements, came together, faced challenges, reflected on the […]

National Coordinators Survey 2023: A snapshot of coalition action

The extractive sector has long been defined by poor governance and a lack of transparency which contribute among other things to corruption, human rights abuses and environmental degradation, putting people and the planet at risk. Tackling these challenges means battling against deeply entrenched and powerful interests – which can take years of advocacy. 39 out […]

PWYP Secretariat Operational Plan 2023-2024

This Operational Plan lays out what the PWYP Secretariat plans to prioritise in the period 2023 to 2024 to implement PWYP’s global strategy, Vision 2025: A People-centred Agenda for the Extractive Sector. Download the Operational Plan 2023-2024 The Plan also identifies what PWYP members and partners can expect of the Secretariat over this period. The […]

Many crises, one movement

Peoples’ needs must be at the heart of the global energy transition. Our global movement can help achieve this, writes PWYP’s new Executive Director, Edwin Ikhuoria. My role as Executive Director of PWYP begins as COP 27 in Egypt ends. There, once again, governments fell short of taking adequate action to meet the greatest challenge […]

PWYP 5th Global Assembly Report

The 5th Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Global Assembly took place as an online event from Monday, 27 to Thursday, 30 June 2022. Download the Global Assembly report This event was special: it marked the 20th anniversary of the PWYP campaign, launched in June 2002. It was a key moment to celebrate PWYP members and […]

Taking Stock: How have we implemented our Vision 2025 strategy so far, and what is next?

The Global Council, which took office in June, will be leading the PWYP global movement in the final two years of implementation of our global strategy, Vision 2025; and into the development of our next strategic phase from 2025 onwards. 2022 marks the mid-point of the strategy implementation period. To understand progress, challenges and lessons […]

Building on 20 years of transparency campaigning to fight for a just energy transition

 “The world is at a turning point”. There is no question that to prevent catastrophic climate change, a radical transition to cleaner, safer energy needs to take place fast. Pioneers from the Publish What You Pay (PWYP) movement are joining young PWYP members around the world in their call for a just transition, one […]

Get ready for PWYP Global Assembly 2022 !

The 5th Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Global Assembly will take place as an online event from Monday, 27 to Thursday, 30 June.  Go to registration This Global Assembly is special. It marks the 20th anniversary of the Publish What You Pay campaign, launched in June 2002. Over the last 20 years, PWYP has become […]