Blog Posts

Germany: From supporter to implementer

Fifteen Validations in 2016 will put a spotlight on the strengths and weaknesses of EITI implementation.

Panama papers and identifying hidden ownership in the oil, gas and mining sectors.

Key decisions on assessing EITI progress in implementing countries.

"Old" Board member meets "new" - this is what they can learn from each other.

Leading the way in beneficial ownership and commodity trading.

Measuring the impact of something like the EITI is riddled with challenges.

EITI stakeholders measure and understand impact in different ways. For some, it is about improved trust and less conflict, for others it is about growth. For others, it is about enacting stronger laws at home and sanctioning non-reforming regimes. For others again, it is often about incremental opening of democratic space and improved accountability of their governments.

The challenge now is to turn the outrage into change.

The expectations on the new government in Myanmar are high - the EITI provides a list of to-dos to improve transparency.

Prospects of good governance in the lower commodity price context – the future of MSIs in the extractives.