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Session 3.4 - BP Case Study - Khatira Iskender

Session 3.4 - BP Case Study - Khatira Iskender

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Business and Poverty LeadershipProgramme:
BP Experience in EITI:Azerbaijan Case Study
Khatira Iskender, Corporate Responsibility Policy AdvisorUniversity of Cambridge15 November, 2006
Outline of presentation
Role of ‘Good Governance’Importance of ‘Good Governance’ to BPbusinessRelevance of TransparencyDimensions of TransparencyEITI to date: Azerbaijan Case StudyLessons learned and challengesLooking ahead
Role of ‘Good Governance’
Over the lifetime of a typical major oil or gas project the share of revenuesthat goes to the government works out at around 80% of the total value of resourcesWhen governance is good, these can generate large revenues to fostereconomic growth and reduce poverty. Good Governance has multiplefeatures:
Clear and stable laws and regulations
Rule of Law
High level of capacity and skills in government
Fiscal monetary and budget discipline
Open dialog between government and civil society
Healthy business environment
 TransparencyWhen governance is weak, they may instead cause serious challenges andrisks. These challenges and risks are multi dimensional:
More poverty, corruption, and conflict – the so called “resource curse
Inflation and currency overvaluation
Damage to competitive industries and employment To seize the opportunity, the government has to transform state-held oil and

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