News: Publish What You Pay – United States Applauds EITI Acceptance of US Candidacy Application – March 20, 2014

Publish What You Pay (PWYP), the global network campaigning for greater openness in the extractive sector, welcomed yesterday’s announcement that the board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) has accepted the United States as a candidate country.

With the acceptance of its candidacy application, the United States is one step closer to ensuring that its citizens have access to useful, comprehensive information about the management of the country’s natural resources. The United States joins over 40 countries in this global movement for greater transparency and accountability from extractive companies and from governments. Read the full press release here