The gold mining company Oxus Gold is the 39th extractive company to become an international-level EITI Supporting Company.
13 EITI implementing countries are part of the the International Organisation of La Francophonie, OIF, which brings together 70 countries around the French language. The OIF has recommended the use of the EITI as an international standard of transparency.
Welcome to a new edition of the EITI Newsletter. The main story is the passing of a UN Resolution endorsing the EITI. In addition, it provides a briefing on the EITI International Conference, and updates from the West Africa Conference and from Azerbaijan.
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West African EITI Implementing countries met together for the first EITI West Africa Conference 10-12 September in Abudja.
Ghana has published its third EITI report presenting the aggregation and reconciliation of mining benefits paid by mining companies and received by the Government of Ghana in 2005. Earlier aggregated reports included those for January 2004-June 2004 and July 2004-December 2004. Ghana is hoping to complete validation in 2009.
Welcome to a new edition of the EITI Newsletter. The main story is the 4th EITI International Conference will be held in Doha 16-18 February 2009. In addition, it provides a briefing on EITI Validation, an article focusing on the question ”Does EITI Work?”, and updates from EITI implementing countries Azerbaijan and Equatorial Guinea.