As in previous years, the EITI International Secretariat invites our friends here in Oslo to a lunch briefing on Monday 30 November at 11.00 at our offices (Ruseløkkveien 26, 0251 Oslo). The now relatively low commodity prices serve to remind us of how much the world has changed since the Secretariat first opened its doors here in 2008. If anything the need for a well governed and transparent sector is more urgent than ever, and consequently so is the need for the EITI. As a global standard,
The Tajik EITI National Secretariat Dushanbe is hosting their first National EITI Conference where they will present the country's first EITI Report covering 2014 fiscal year. Participants are expected from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic and Ukraine.
For more information about this event, please contact Nisso Rasulova at the Tajik EITI Secretariat.
The Open Governmnet Partnership (OGP) Global Summit will take place 27th-29th October in Mexico City, Mexico. The Head of the EITI International Secretariat, Jonas Moberg, will participate in the Launch of the Openness in Natural Resources Working Group on Wednesday 28th October 2015 at the Palacio de Mineria.
For more information, please visit OGP Global Summit's website
MSG representatives from Guatemala and Honduras will meet in Guatemala City between 2nd and 4th November 2015 to exchange results that EITI implementation has delivered in each country. The peer exchange will also focus on learning good practices from each country, specially from Guatemala EITI Report and Honduras EITI Report. Moreover, Guatemala will be sharing their learning outcomes of their Validation process and Honduras will share the governance framework based.
On 26 october 2015, hydrocarbon and mining companies and the Ministry of Energy and Mines will meet in Bogota, Colombia to sign a memoradum of understanding oriented at fulfulling the EITI Standard's disclosure requirements.
For more information, please contact Aida Aamot
Achieving open and accountable management of African natural resources will be a massive challenge. This public debate assesses how to deliver effective governance and revenue transparency, as well as better dialogue between governments, industrial producers, trading companies and civil society. The event takes place immediately following a board meeting of the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Berne.
This advanced executive course offered by the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) in partnership with the School of Public Policy at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, is open to exceptional individuals from government, civil society, parliaments, media, international development agencies,
EITI Communication Strategies & Social Media ManagementWednesday, September 30, 2015 - 7:00 AM Washington DC Time
Introduction: Gisela Granado, Country Manager, EITI International Secretariat
Discussants:Dr. Orji Ogbonnaya, Communications Director, Nigeria EITIKelly Alderson, Communication Officer, World Bank Group
Consultation: How can EITI promote open data?Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 9:00 AM Washington DC Time
Introduction: Sam Bartlett, Technical Director, EITI International SecretariatDiscussants: World Bank Group, To be confirmedModerator: Anders Kråkenes, EITI International Secretariat
About the webinar:The EITI invites stakeholders to comment on how the EITI should promote open data through implementation of the EITI Standard. Join this webinar to have your say.