The EITI Blog

The EITI Blog gathers together ideas about the role of transparency and natural resources in creating economic growth and fighting poverty and corruption. The blog is authored by members of the EITI Secretariat and key stakeholders.

11 April 2014 Asmara Klein
PWYP's Asmara Klein on what civil society in Papua New Guinea expects from the EITI.
31 March 2014 Cheikh Tidiane Touré Faces of transparency
The EITI profile of the month Cheikh Tidiane Touré says ensuring more transparency is siding with history.
31 March 2014 Dyveke Rogan
Disclosing all details from its oilfield auction would set the country on the course towards transparency.
19 March 2014 Erica Westenberg
An online interactive reference that allows users to explore the opportunities in the EITI Standard.
14 March 2014 Jonas Moberg
The Board meets to discuss bids to join EITI from Ethiopia, Papua New Guinea and the US.
13 March 2014 Marie Lintzer
Revenue Watch Institute's Marie Lintzer on what the EITI can do for DRC.
26 February 2014 Marie Gay Alessandra V. Ordenes
National Coordinator Ordenes on formulating "what we want with EITI in the Philippines".
25 February 2014 Tsolmon Shar Faces of transparency
Profile of the month: Tsolmon Shar, EITI National Coordinator in Mongolia
4 February 2014 Johnny West
Open Oil's Johnny West tells what it's like to write a book in 5 days.
4 February 2014 Lyydia Kilpi
EITI’s intern Lyydia Kilpi tells how her view of reform has changed since joining the International Secretariat.
14 January 2014 Roberto Herrera
“Guaranteeing all citizens benefits from our extractive industries”.
8 January 2014 Bermet Tursunkulova
Dr Tursunkulova shares her views on the effectiveness of the EITI in Kyrgyzstan.
4 December 2013 Lyydia Kilpi
The link between the EITI and the Corruption Perceptions Index isn't straightforward.
2 December 2013 Anders T. Kråkenes
EITI's Anders Kråkenes writes that the users of disclosed data are not always who you think.
1 December 2013 Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed
"My aspiration was to become the Accountant General."
26 November 2013 Tawfiq Al-Budiji
The key to analysing EITI Reports is not to get distracted by small discrepancies and details, writes Tawfiq Al-Budiji.
25 November 2013 Francisco Paris
LAC countries in 2013 seem readier than ever to embrace the EITI, writes EITI's Francisco Paris.
20 November 2013 Helene Johansen
The voice behind the EITI's online channels tells you about the followers of the EITI and what they want to know.
12 November 2013 Terry Heymann
World Gold Council's Terry Heymann writes about a new "ground-breaking report".
11 November 2013 Aasmund Andersen
"We need to get to the stage where data is published directly from the public administration systems."