Training on Legal and Fiscal Framework of Extractive Industries

Страна: Азербайджан;

Дедлайн: 30.10.2016



The Eurasia Extractive Industries Knowledge Hub is announcing training course on “Legal and fiscal framework of extractive industries” planned for December 5-7, 2016 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The ultimate goal of the course is to deliver policy relevant skills to government officials, MPs and parliamentary staff, CSO activists, academicians and mass media representatives in developing effective legal (licensing and permissions) and fiscal space, contracting, taxation and profit sharing between companies and government. These aspects are crucial to transparent and accountable governance of natural resources, as they set the rules and strategies that govern behavior of actors in extractive sector. The training will provide the participants with knowledge on various methods of analyzing fiscal and legal regimes in petroleum and mineral-exporting countries of Eurasia. Course participants will be able to actively engage in an in-depth analysis and development of recommendations for improvement of legal and fiscal regimes in extractive industries.

The course will cover following topics:

  • Exploration and license allocation
  • Contracts
  • Fiscal Regimes in Extractive Industries
  • Taxation

The course will be delivered by trainers of Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), US and Eurasia Hub.  The course will be delivered in English. There will be simultaneous translation into Russian. 

Eligibility & Costs
  • Expenses related to participation of the officials, academicians, Civil Society representatives and mass media representatives of Mongolia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine and Tajikistan will be covered by the organization.
  • Applicants who are not from listed categories and countries can apply provided that they pay the program tuition fee. The current tuition fee is  $600 and covers lunch and accommodation, course materials and refreshments. Note that travel costs are not included in the fee