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By Sefton Darby, Director of S.E.B. Strategy Ltd

With the 4th international EITI conference almost upon us it is perhaps worth doing a little advanced thinking about the kind of issues which the global "EITI community" will need to address in the 2 years that follow the conference. At the Lancaster House conference in 2003 a two-fold agenda was set: to broaden what was then a very small group of stakeholders into an international movement;

I too want to welcome you all to our new website. The international EITI Secretariat opened here in Oslo last month. With the launch of this new website we take another important step in the building of our organization and in contributing towards a standard and movement for revenue transparency.

The EITI Secretariat cannot “do” the EITI. The “doing” of the EITI needs to be done by countries committed to implementing it, in close collaboration with all of their stakeholders.