December 12, 2016
Lima, Peru

IPA Peru’s country office, along with IPA-affiliated researcher Renard Sexton, presented the preliminary results of the Accountability and Transparency in the Extractive Industries of Peru project to the International Finance Corporation (IFC), NGOs, and the Office of Counseling on Socio-Environmental Issues of the Ministry of Environment. The presentation was followed by a debate, in which the participants shared their perspectives and expressed their interest in continuing to strengthen local government capacity and improve the efficiency of public investment as ways to prevent social conflict.