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EITI National Coordinators Meeting 2024

The EITI National Coordinator Meeting will take place in Geneva on 17-18 June 2024, on the sidelines of the EITI 60th Board meeting.

  • 17 – 18 junio  2024

Dates: 17-18 June 2024

Registration: Upon invitation

Location: Hilton Geneva Hotel & Conference Centre

The EITI, in partnership with the World Bank and the government of Switzerland represented by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), is organising a peer learning event to bring together National Coordinators and chairs of EITI multi-stakeholder groups (MSGs) from EITI implementing countries.

Day 1: Moving EITI implementation forward

9:15–10:00
9:15–10:00
The session aims to explain how the global context has shaped EITI’s priorities through the 2023 EITI Standard.
10:00–10:45
10:00–10:45
This session will provide opportunities for participants to share successes and challenges in having a multi-stakeholder approach to implementing EITI with the objective of peer learning for practical solutions, in particular showcasing examples of using work-planning for impact. 
11:00–12:00
11:00–12:00
This session will facilitate peer-learning among countries on how MSGs could support anti-corruption measures to promote accountability in the extractive sector and the role that EITI could play in strengthening domestic resource mobilisation (DRM), including practical approaches that MSGs could implement to support DRM at the national level.
13:00–14:00
13:00–14:00
The session will seek to increase awareness on why transparency matters in the energy transition and the role that EITI could play in complementing national reforms in the energy transition. Case studies/country examples will be presented.
14:00–15:00
14:00–15:00
The session will seek to build a common understanding on the EITI’s protocol on civil society participation, discuss challenges, and provide guidance on how implementing countries should safeguard civic space within the EITI context.
15:15–16:15
15:15–16:15
The session will explore options for reporting of extractives data including systematic disclosure and thematic reports.

It will build on the virtual discussions on the revised Terms of Reference (ToR) for EITI Reports and seek to build consensus from the constituency on the content of the proposed ToR. Guidance will be provided on how countries could approach reporting for their next reporting cycle pending the approval of the draft ToR.

Day 2: Strategic priorities and innovations

10:30–10:45
Response to evolving global context: Priorities for EGPS III
10:30–10:45
The session will cover the scope, approach and results and thematic priorities for EGPS III.
11:15–12:00
Enhancing EITI implementation: Challenges and opportunities
11:15–12:00
The session will discuss key themes identified by country stakeholders in terms of main challenges that countries face in implementing their EITI agendas, based on the results of the survey.
13:00–13:45
Complementing extractive sector governance reforms to achieve impacts
13:00–13:45
This session will continue the discussion of the results of the survey with a specific focus on strengthening impact of EITI implementation.
14:00–15:15
Regional/thematic group discussions
14:00–15:15
This session will facilitate discussions among regional teams to identify common challenges, strengthen coordination and peer learning, and contribute to making the World Bank’s support more effective.
16:00–16:30
Q&A on sustainability and areas for donor support
16:00–16:30

Background

The objective of the EITI National Coordinators meeting is to foster a shared understanding of the evolving global context regarding extractive sector governance and implications for EITI implementation. Through peer learning and exchange, the meeting will build capacity on the EITI's strategic priorities and the 2023 EITI Standard.

Queries related to the EITI National Coordinators meeting should be directed to Leah Krogsund (LKrogsund@eiti.org) at the EITI International Secretariat.