2018 was an eventful year for the EITI. Over USD 150 billion in extractives revenues was disclosed by the EITI countries in total, and over half of EITI’s 51 implementing countries were assessed against the Standard, of which Colombia, Mongolia, Senegal and Timor-Leste reached the highest level of progress. Efforts to tackle hidden ownership, corruption and mismanagement in the extractives advanced, as EITI countries raced ahead, with new laws, regulations and registers in Ghana, Kyrgyz Republic,
Fredrik Reinfeldt, new EITI chair, thanks the EITI community for the confidence placed in him.
In the fourth of a set of contributions, Clare Short reflects on her time as EITI Chair.
Clare Short reflects on the opportunities and challenges with the new beneficial ownership requirements.
The second is a series of contributions from outgoing EITI Chair, Clare Short, on the future of the EITI.
In the first of a set of contributions, Clare Short reflects on her time as EITI Chair.
Fredrik Reinfeldt was today confirmed as the nominee to chair the EITI.
The president spoke at the opening of an EITI conference in Lima
EITI Chair Clare Short visited Mauritania from 1-3 October at the invitation of the Mauritanian government. During her visit, she met with His Excellency President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz and the Oil and Energy Minister Taleb Ould Abdivall. She also held discussions with other high level government officials and members of the national EITI multi-stakeholder group, including representatives from civil society, companies and parliamentarians.
Chair of the EITI Board, Clare Short took part in the latest BBC World Debate at the first Mining & Investment Forum in Lusaka, Zambia. Other panelists included Situmbeko Musokotwane (Zambian Minister of Finance and National Planning), Emmanuel Mutati, (Mopani Copper Mine), Andrew DeSimone (Vale), Steve Manteaw (ISODEC), Kapil Kapoor (the World Bank), and was hosted by Redi Tlhabi.