18 EITI Implementing countries will meet together for the first EITI West Africa Conference 10-12 September in Abudja. The NEITI website has more infomation.
Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative in West Africa: Challenges & Strategies
Representatives of governments, companies, civil society groups, donors and development agencies will gather in Abuja between 11 and 12 September 2008 to examine the status of EITI implementation in West Africa, share lessons and strategise on how to achieve greater impact at national and regional levels. This event is hosted by the NEITI with support from the World Bank.