Transparencia Mexicana is part of the second cohort of five Transparency International Chapters to recently join TI’s global programme to improve transparency in the process of awarding mining permits.
This global programme seeks to improve transparency and accountability in the extractive industries, focusing specifically on the very first link in the mining value chain: the decisions by government to grant mining or exploration permits and licenses and negotiate contracts.
On the 28th of May 2020, Transparencia Mexicana launched their corruption risk assessment report. This research identifies systemic, regulatory and institutional vulnerabilities to corruption in the process of granting mining related concessions, permits and contracts
Transparencia Mexica identified 31 vulnerabilities in the process of awarding mining concessions in Mexico and 15 potential corruption risks.
THE MACRA TOOL
The MACRA Tool fills helps users to identify and assess the underlying causes of corruption in mining sector awards. Available in English, French, Spanish and Mandarin.
USING THE EITI STANDARD TO COMBAT CORRUPTION
This paper highlights key lessons for combatting corruption in the mining sector through effective implementation of the licence allocation disclosure requirements in the EITI Standard. Available in English, French and Spanish
MINING LICENCE PROCESS MAP
What is the process for awarding mining rights in Mexico? What steps must the company and the government follow? This ‘map’ presents this process as a step-by-step guide. It sheds light on a process that is often complex and complicated, rendering it more transparent.