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23 October 2014
The Kyiv International Energy Club is holding a conference to debate about the...
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IMF and the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Collaborate Toward Improving Transparency of Natural Resources Revenues

17 October 2014
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) are collaborating to improve transparency and consistency of government revenues from natural resources.

Putting Accountability with Teeth into Fiscal Transparency

17 October 2014
On October 6, the IMF and the World Bank held a seminar on progress made in their fiscal transparency efforts.

Azerbaijani Rights Activist Reportedly Asks President For Pardon

17 October 2014
Azerbaijani officials say Rasul Jafarov, a rights activist who is in pretrial detention, has asked President Ilham Aliyev for a pardon.

Azerbaijan must reverse civil society crackdowns to remain within landmark transparency scheme

17 October 2014
The international board meeting of the EITI confirmed today that Azerbaijan was in breach of its requirements, by preventing civil society stakeholders from meeting, organising, accessing funds and speaking freely.

Who is afraid of the PIB?

17 October 2014
Media practitione Sylvanus Ekpo, examines the odyssey of the Petroleum Industry Bill, perhaps the most controversial and misunderstood bill under consideration in the National Assembly, and the conflicting interests that have delayed its passage into law.

Miners ‘feeling pressure’ to file their tax waivers

17 October 2014
Two mining companies are rethinking their refusal to file waivers that will permit the government to disclose their tax payment details to third parties, a move which forms part of a global initiative for financial transparency of extractive industries.

New standard boosts mining and energy transparency

17 October 2014
Government plans for greater transparency over payments in the gas, oil and mining sector reached a significant milestone today (15 October 2014), as the UK was admitted as a candidate country for the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

Ahead of Myanmar Trip, Obama Urged to Demand Extractives Transparency

17 October 2014
Lawmakers here are urging President Barack Obama to put transparency in the extractives sector at the centre of an upcoming trip to Myanmar.

U.K. Joins Extractive Transparency Body

17 October 2014
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, or EITI, accepted the U.K. on Wednesday as a candidate country during a board meeting in Myanmar.

Azerbaijan: Group Orders Rights-Linked Review

17 October 2014
Adopt Reforms to Remain a Member of International Initiative
17 October 2014
Field trip report: learning about social spending in the in Tanintharyi region.
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16 October 2014
"Fifty-one million people must understand how much money Myanmar gets from natural resources."
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16 October 2014
Jonas Moberg: This will improve consistency and quality of the EITI data across countries.
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Local CSOs threatened in their way to EITI

15 October 2014
Local civil society organisations (CSO) disclosed that they had faced intimidation when they called for Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative standards in upcoming projects.

LEITI Gets New Board

15 October 2014
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has re-constituted the Board of the Liberia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative or LEITI.

Civil Society Makes Demands in Lead-up to Resource Transparency Conference

15 October 2014
Civil society representatives urged corporate and government stakeholders to take additional measures in preparation for implementing the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), a resource revenue reporting protocol.
15 October 2014
Following today's meeting of the Board.
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15 October 2014
Acknowledging achievements and addressing concerns.
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15 October 2014
Chad Minister: We can now verify and publish reliable information about oil revenues.
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