Events

Thirty-six representatives from EITI implementing countries in Southeast Asia and the Pacific met in Manila on 25-27 October 2017, to learn from each other and share their experiences with EITI implementation. "EITI in Asia: Building capacity for impactful implementation" peer-learning workshop was organised in partnership with the World Bank for members of the multi-stakeholders groups and national secretariats from Indonesia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines,

The EITI international Secretariat will be visiting Mozambique on 1 December 2017 to discuss the validation results and follow up on validation corrective actions. Following the conclusion of Mozambique’s Validation, the Board reconised Mozambique’s efforts to embed transparency provisions in the legal framework governing the extractive sector, in the face of challenges including declining commodity prices and a public debt crisis. To find out more about Mozambique, please visit the country page.

The EITI International Secretariat will be visiting Tanzania for from 29 -30 November 2017 to discuss the validation results and follow up on validation corrective actions. Following the conclusion of Tanzania’s Validation, the Board recognised Tanzania’s efforts to institutionalise extractive sector transparency by adopting the Tanzania Extractive Industries Transparency Act (TEITA) 2015, mandating revenue and contract disclosures. To find out more about Tanzania, please visit the country page.

The EITI International Secretariat will be visiting Ethiopia from 27-28 November 2017 to help them prepare for the upcoming Country validation in April 2018. The latest EITI disclosures (2014) show that Ethiopia received USD 148 million from extractive industry taxation. Two fifths of these revenues came from gold production and another two fifths from cement manufacturing. To find out more about Ethiopia, please visit the country page

The International Secretariat is visiting the country to carry out the first stage (Initial data collection and stakeholder consultation) of Validation. To find out more about Madagascar (includes information on the country manager), visit the country page

Alex Gordy and Indra Thévoz from the Secretariat welcomes stakeholder input in preparation to the country visits. 

More information on Validation 

Regional gatherings are an opportunity to draw on cross-cutting issues and to promote debate and dialogue amongst countries. This workshop aims to explore options for mainstreaming transparency and public disclosure of data in government systems; to take stock of progress with beneficial ownership disclosures.It also seeks to share experiences between countries that have been Validated and address common barriers to compliance with the EITI Standard.

Building capacity for impactful implementation

We look forward to seeing you at the EITI Regional Workshop: Latin America and the Caribbean, hosted by EITI República Dominicana in Santo Domingo from 28 to 30 November 2017.

With support from the World Bank, GIZ and the Inter-American Development Bank, we are bringing together more than 40 participants from government, industry and civil society from 12 countries.

Representatives from thirteen countries in Francophone Africa will meet in Yaoundé on 28-30 November. Regional gatherings are an opportunity to draw on cross-cutting issues and to promote debate and dialogue amongst countries. The main target audiences are the EITI Champions, MSG representatives and national secretariat staff. This workshop aims to share experiences between countries that have been Validated and address common barriers to compliance with the EITI Standard.

Agenda and minutes are published here once available.

For photos from the Board meeting, visit our Flickr account

EITI international, in partnership with the Government of Indonesia and partners, is organising an international beneficial ownership conference in Indonesia on 23-24 October 2017. The conference will be an opportunity to showcase best practices so far, discuss challenges, provide peer-learning and exchange experiences. The Conference will be held at Fairmont Hotel Jakarta.

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