The International Secretariat is providing training to investigative journalists and interested MSG members on how to investigate and report hidden ownership in the extractive sector. Attendees will look at past practice from reporters based around the world, followed by presentations from leading international investigative journalists on the tools and techniques used in their investigations with a special focus on politically exposed persons.

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 The Philippines (includes information on the country manager), visit the country page

Sam Bartlett from the Secretariat welcomes stockholder input in preparation to the country visits. 

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The EITI International Secretariat, in collaboration with partners including Publish What You Pay Lebanon (PWYP), the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and the Lebanon Petroleum Administration (LPA), is organising a webinar to present the EITI to Lebanese stakeholders, answer questions about the EITI and look at what implementation of the EITI could mean for Lebanon.