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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.

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."
31 October 2013 Helene Johansen
The winners of the EITI infographic competition is now announced, together with special mentions.
24 October 2013 Johnny West
"In a world of Dodd-Franks and the European directives, does EITI still even have a role?" asks Open Oil's Johnny West.
21 October 2013 Sam Tokpah
“Liberians like many citizens in resource-rich countries see very little of their resources.”
19 October 2013 Jonas Moberg
Jonas Moberg shares his reflections from the meeting held in Abidjan last week.
18 October 2013 Jo Swinson
Jo Swinson, the UK’s EITI Champion and Business Minister, talks about what the group hopes to achieve.
10 October 2013 Gisela Granado
Gisela Granado tells how two EITI implementing countries work together to ensure youth ownership of their EITI.
8 October 2013 Jo Swinson
The UK Minister in charge of the country's EITI process explains why in this blog post.
19 September 2013 Mark A. J. Regis
Meet the first of the EITI National Coordinators to be featured monthly in this new article series from the Secretariat.
2 September 2013 Jonas Moberg
A quick update for those that are new and old to the EITI
5 July 2013 Sam Bartlett
EITI's Technical Director Sam Bartlett blogs about the importance of timeliness in EITI reporting.
14 June 2013 Diarmid O'Sullivan
Diarmid O'Sullivan says the new Standard doesn’t give everyone everything they want, but that it looks a lot broader.
11 June 2013 Eddie Rich
EITI's Eddie Rich asks: "what should be the balance between government and company take?"
5 June 2013 Cielo Magno
Cielo Magno says EITI has started a healthy dialogue with civil society about mining in the country.
23 May 2013 Tim Vickery
Converting transparency to accountability was a recurring theme at the 6th International EITI Conference on Thursday.
23 May 2013 Tim Vickery
Dialogue about natural resource revenues is the very essence of the EITI.