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The Arab Spring – now turned summer – represents an enormous opportunity for EITI and transparency more generally across the region.
I appreciate the opportunity to comment on the EITI assessment that has been sparked by the ScanTeam report. I see the ScanTeam report has a very constructive and useful element of the strategic review that the board had before it.
Was the 5th EITI Global Conference in Paris just another huge, expensive and time-consuming development conference? To me, the answer was a resounding no, for three main reasons:
As an EITI practitioner for the past four years with in-depth experience in six implementing countries, the closing of the fifth global conference is a time to reflect for a moment on the bigger picture of where the initiative is headed. The fifth conference builds on the “coming-of-age” feelin
The opening plenary session of the 2011 EITI Conference in Paris featured Richard Boucher, the Deputy Secretary General, OECD, Her Excellency Roza Otunbayeva, President of the Kyrgyz Republic, Christophe de Margerie, CEO, Total, Peter Voser, CEO, Shell, Bishop Louis Portella-Mbuyu, President, Na
“East outmanoeuvres west over Africa” was the heading of a contribution by Patrick Smith, the longstanding editor of Africa Confidential, to a series in the Financial Times on the competition between East and West
The EITI crossed an important milestone last week: 9 March was the deadline for the first 22 countries that became EITI Candidates in 2008 to complete an independent EITI Validation, the EITI’s quality assurance mechanism.