Open multi-stakeholder meeting on the Norwegian implementation of the EITI

 

Open multi-stakeholder meeting on the Norwegian implementation of the Extractive Industries transparency Initiative (EITI)

 

18th September 2008 12:00 - 15:00

“Abakaliki” meeting room, 1st floor at Norwegian Church Aid

 

12:00 – 12:05 Welcome and introduction, Mona Thowsen

12:05 – 12:15 What is the EITI? Eddie Rich, Regional Director, EITI secretariat

 

12:15 – 15:00 - Panel debate

(15 min. break at 13:30. Questions form audience after each session of questions).

  • What would be a purposeful implementation of the EITI in Norway?
  • How would be the best way to make a multi –stakeholder working group in Norway?
  • What would be a purposeful EITI validation in Norway?

Participants in panel debate:

Eddie Rich, Regional Director, EITI secretariat
Oladayo Olaide, Economic Program Officer, Open Society Initiative for West Africa
Atle Sommerfeldt, general secretary Norwegian Church Aid
Jan Borgen, general secretary, Transparency International
Anders Kullerud, director of integrity and social responsibility, StatoilHydro
Lars Erik Aamodt or Gro Anundskaas, OED
Diarmid O’ Sullivan, campaigner, Global Witness

Moderator: Mona Thowsen, coordinator PWYP

For more information, visit PWYP's web page or contact Mona Thowsen.