Comval BK: Compostela Valley Transparency Initiative

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Compostela Valley Transparency Initiative
towards Improved Governance of the Extractive Industry
for Sustainable Future
Jose Melvin Alfante Lamanilao

Compostela Valley - Bantay Kita - Article 33 Indonesia
SUBNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON
EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY TRANSPARENCY INITIATIVE
Davao City, The Philippines, August 22-23, 2013

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Comval BK: Compostela Valley Transparency Initiative

  1. 1. Towards improved Governance of the Extractive Industry for Sustainable Future
  2. 2. • Multi-stakeholder Approach can very best demonstrated when, (Mr. Rey Millan, member, Multi- stakeholder Council)
  3. 3. • Compostela Valley has lots of natural resources – fertile lands, thick forests, vast minerals dominantly GOLD. • Mineral resources can only be a significant endowment for sustainable development when properly managed • GOOD GOVERNANCE is the KEY. This is our covenant to our people as Stakeholders
  4. 4. • Later part of 2010, the Provincial Government together with other stakeholders shared their thoughts if TRANSPARENCY in the MINING INDUSTRY is possible – we all said YES! • An Interim Council was organized. • Continued dialogue among stakeholders were undertaken, discussing several mechanisms for transparency • From a very few CHAMPIONS, it multiplied in number • Learning our ASEAN neighbor experience (Bojonegoro/Blora) – drawing more inspiration • In 2012, the Multi-stakeholder Council was formalized with the issuance of EO 020-2012
  5. 5. • Oath-taking of the Council last November 2012
  6. 6. • Institute policies, programs and mechanisms ensuring transparency and accountability in the mining industry both large and small scale mining projects in the province • Formulate, design and approve the Guidebook, tools and instruments for transparency and accountability in the mining industry; • Design and implement reporting template for disclosure of information
  7. 7. • Conduct periodic review and monitoring of compliance by respective stakeholders to the policies, programs and mechanisms for transparency and accountability • Prepare annual budget for inclusion in the annual appropriations of the Province.
  8. 8. – disclosure of the whole Free and Prior Informed Consent (FPIC) processes among the Indigenous Peoples – disclosure of the terms and conditions of the agreement signed by IPs and Mining Companies and Cooperatives including monitoring of compliance
  9. 9. – disclosure of payments by mining companies and cooperatives and Ore Processors to the LGUs and IPs – disclosure of payments received by LGUs and IPs – disclosure by LGUs and IPs how they allocated and utilized their respective revenues
  10. 10. • In July 26, 2013, the Council approved our Transparency Handbook that articulates our and
  11. 11. • The Handbook articulates the following: –Objectives of our transparency mechanisms –Core Principles of our Transparency undertakings –Rules on Information Disclosure and Reporting –Report Template
  12. 12. • In addition the Principles of EITI which we adopted, the following are our stipulations:
  13. 13. • 9 months after the Creation of the Multi- stakeholder Council, several stakeholders wanted to take part • To ensure inclusive participation, EO 020-2012 was amended, and EO 018-2013 was signed expanding the membership.
  14. 14. • Reconciliation of reports is not an audit process, however, it should be held as a consultative and dialogical mechanisms wherein discrepancies are comprehensively identified, concrete positive actions are agreed and lessons are clearly documented.
  15. 15. • Report Preparation Notice / Statement of Commitment Orientation on the Report Template/ Validation Process NCIP (FPIC/ Contracts disclosure MINING INDUSTRY (Revenue Payments) LGUs/IPs (Revenue Collection/ Utilization
  16. 16. • Report Validation Formation of Validating Teams Pre-Validation Conference On-site Validation Report Consolidation
  17. 17. • Report Reconciliation Hiring of Reconciler Review of the Validation Report Communicate Findings/ Request for additional documents Review and Approval of the Reconciled Report
  18. 18. Reference Code Title Description Expected Preparer TICV-001-2013 FPIC Transparency Report Provided relevant information on the process and results of FPIC Activities. National Commission on Indigenous Peoples – Compostela Valley TICV-002-2013 Community Contracts Disclosure Report Discloses Terms and Conditions of the Memorandum of Agreement between the indigenous peoples and Mining Companies or Cooperatives and other entities engaged in mining activities including status of compliance. National Commission on Indigenous Peoples – Compostela Valley
  19. 19. Reference Code Title Description Expected Preparer TICV-003a- 2013 Large Scale Mining Companies Revenue Payments Disclosure Report Discloses payments by large scale mining companies to National and Local Government including payments to indigenous peoples. Large Scale Mining Companies TICV-003b- 2013 Small Scale Mining Cooperatives and Other Entities Revenue Payments Disclosure Discloses payments by small scale mining cooperative and other entities engage in mining to Local Government including payments to indigenous peoples. Small Scale Mining Cooperatives and other Entities such as CIP Operators and Quarrying Permittees
  20. 20. Reference Code Title Description Expected Preparer TICV-004a- 2013 Provincial Local Government Revenue Collection Disclosure Report Discloses information on actual revenues collected by the Provincial Government. Provincial Treasurer’s Office TICV-004b- 2013 Municipal Local Government Revenue Collection Disclosure Report Discloses information on actual revenues collected by the Municipal LGU. Municipal Treasurer’s Office
  21. 21. Reference Code Title Description Expected Preparer TICV-005- 2013 Indigenous Peoples Revenue Collection Disclosure Report Discloses information actual revenue collection of indigenous peoples. Indigenous Peoples Organization/ Council of Elders/ Tribal Councils TICV-006- 2013 Indigenous Peoples Revenue Expenditure Disclosure Report Discloses information on actual expenditures of indigenous peoples Indigenous Peoples Organization/ Council of Elders/ Tribal Councils
  22. 22. – General Information of the Agency – Objectives and Brief Narrative on the context – General Information of the Ancestral Domain (people, land and customary laws) – Company Information – Mining Project Brief Description – Participation Mix in each mandated activities – FPIC Fund Utilization – Self-Assessment (Yes or No) and Recommendation for positive actions
  23. 23. – General Information of the Agency – Objectives and Brief Narrative on the context – General Information of the Ancestral Domain (people, land and customary laws) – Company Information – Terms and Conditions – Compliance – Self-Assessment (Yes or No) and Recommendation for positive actions
  24. 24. – General Information of the Company – Objectives and Brief Narrative on the context – Production and Sales Disclosure – Revenue Payments (Tax and Non-tax) for both National and Local Impositions – Social Development Fund Disbursement (Large scale mining companies only) – Self-Assessment (Yes or No) and Recommendation for positive actions
  25. 25. – General Information of the LGU/ IP community – Objectives and Brief Narrative on the context – Annual Collection Statement both for metallic and non-metallic – Revenue Collection Efficiency (except for IP) – Self-Assessment (Yes or No) and Recommendation for positive actions
  26. 26. – General Information of the IP community – Objectives and Brief Narrative on the context – Budgeting Policies – Disbursement Policies – Annual Statement of Expenditures – Self-Assessment (Yes or No) and Recommendation for positive actions
  27. 27. • All reports received shall be kept confidential until completion of the validation process and approval by the multi-stakeholder council for full disclosure and dissemination. • Within 15 days upon completion of the validation and reconciliation process, the MSC shall convene to review and approve the report. Not later than 30 days after the approval of the report, the secretariat shall ensure the printing of the report and posting to the assigned websites.
  28. 28. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. HOPE WE HAVE INSPIRED YOU TO CONTINUE TRAVERSING THE PATH TOWARDS TRANSPARENCY…

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