Civil society event on the EITI.
"Strengthening the Publish What You Pay (PWYP) campaign and advocacy for a transparent and accountable management of natural resources in Francophone Africa" is the topic of this regional workshop that is taking place in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire from January 29 to February 2.
For program and information please visit the PWYP website.
Strategies for Building Political Support to Expand EITI to New Countries: Can Civil Society Play a Role?
The Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) is an important global effort to help improve governance in resource-rich countries through a volunteer process to publish and verify company payments and government revenues from oil, gas and mining. Many EITI supporters are involved in promoting the expansion of this Initiative in new countries around the world, including donors, international NGOs, multi-national companies and local civil society organizations; however,