Corruption in Natural Resources & Energy Markets Transcript

Michael Peel, Mary Robinson, Patrick Alley, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Peter Eigen, Karin Lissakers, Craig Fagan, 13th IACC, Plenary transcript, Natural Resources

When corruption combines with a country's natural resources wealth, a blessing can be quickly turned into a ‘resource curse'. Stolen and mismanaged proceeds from extractive industries - such as oil and mining, forestry and fisheries - can be used to feed political party capture, human rights abuses, indiscriminate violence and cross-border conflicts rather than foster the development of a country and its citizens.

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