On July 14th and 15th, a Round Table on Transparency, Anti-corruption measures and Business Ethics will be hosted by the Wittenberg Centre for Global Ethics and Mazungumzo - the African Forum in Brussels, in Wittenberg, Germany. This joint workshop will bring together European and African experts to discuss the importance of business ethics in any anti-corruption and transparency mechanism with the aim of exchanging views on how to combat most effectively illegal business practices in Europ
When the G8 leaders met in L’Aquila in Italy 8 July, they confirmed their support of the EITI, and promised to intensify G8 countries’ efforts to promote Validation by all EITI implementing countries. The G8 has expressed its support of the EITI at its summits since the G8 Summit in Evian in 2003. This year, the G8 leaders call for other developing and emerging countries and companies to adhere to the EITI.