Opening Extractives: Global Implementers Forum

Date: Wednesday, 8 September

Time: 10:00 - 15:00 (GMT+1)  

Languages: English, French and Spanish

The Global Beneficial Ownership Transparency Implementers Forum, organised by the EITI and Open Ownership, and supported by the BHP Foundation, engaged stakeholders working on beneficial ownership transparency, including government implementers from programme countries across four global regions, and representatives from local and global civil society organisations, to highlight the importance of beneficial ownership information and specific steps that are being taken to advance this agenda nationally and globally. View full programme.

This global event marked the official launch of Opening Extractives, a global five-year programme delivered by the EITI and Open Ownership and supported by the BHP Foundation which aims to end the use of anonymous companies linked to corruption and mismanagement in the extractive sector. View the introductory video to learn more about the Opening Extractive programme.

Speakers included: 

  • Maria Teresa Habitan, Assistant Secretary, Department of Finance, Philippines

  • Jemima Oware, Registrar General at Registrar General's Department, Ghana

  • Sampe L. Purba, Expert Staff to The Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Indonesia

  • Abubakar Alhaji, CEO at Corporate Affairs Commission, Nigeria

  • Ani Varderesyan, Ministry of Justice, Armenia

  • Maira Martini, Research and Policy Expert, Transparency International Secretariat

  • Laura Ropolo, Subsecretary of Mining, Argentina

  • Khadija Sharife, Africa Editor, OCCRP

  • Oleksandr Pomoshnikov, Head of International Business Development at YouControl, Ukraine