Workshop on Using Global Forest Watch for Forest Preservation in West Papua

Forests in West Papua are the last frontier or the last hope of forests in Indonesia, so it is important to ensure that forests in Papua remain green. As an effort to conserve the forest, PWYP…

Improvement of Community Capacity in Mining Monitoring in West Nusa Tenggara Province

Community involvement and active participation is very much needed in the supervision of mining activities, bearing in mind that mining activities can trigger environmental damage, as well as have a…

Sedulur Kendeng Social Audit Training: Increasing Community Participation in Development Oversight

Community participation is needed to ensure the implementation of appropriate and equitable development policies. This is stated in PP No.45 of 2017 concerning Community Participation in the…

Accessing Mining License Information: Inspiring Others by One’s Action

Written by: Abdurrahman Wahid, Knowledge Manager SOMASI NTB “The mining industry has been destroying the environment,” explained Jamhur about West Nusa Tenggara Province. Publish What You Pay (PWYP)…

PWYP Resource Center: Understanding Transfer Pricing for Civil Society

More than 60% of the world trade value is generated from the transactions related to the multi-national companies using transfer pricing schemes, namely by diverting corporate profits from countries…

Community Training on Policy Advocacy and Kendeng Women Gathering

For decades, Kendeng’s heroine have been involved in various activities to preserve Kendeng Mountain. Their aspiration has been voiced, including during the meeting with the government. However,…

Beneficial Ownership Disclosure to Prevent Conflict of Interest and Monopoly Practices

Natural resources sector is prone to conflict of interest and monopolistic practices. Information disclosure regarding the beneficial ownership (BO) can be used as a tool to map out the corporate…

Increasing Public Participation in Mining Monitoring through the Utilization of Licensing Document

Dwi Arie Santo, Coordinator of SOMASI NTB opened the workshop "Understanding the Mining Governance and the Room for Public Participation" last 21-22 March 2019. Meaningful public participation is…

Understanding and Promoting Beneficial Ownership Data Transparency in the Extractive Sector

Panama Papers in 2016 revealed names of public officials and world leaders, including 1038 Indonesian taxpayers. It clearly  showed that the corporation could be used as a tool for cross-border money…