Events

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

"This Conference is a milestone in the global fight against corruption. I am proud that the EITI’s member countries have committed to ensure that the ownership of the oil, gas and mining companies that operate in their countries will be open for anyone to see."  - Fredrik Reinfeldt, EITI Chair

See more of the Beneficial Ownership Conference's speeches, sessions, blogs, and other outcomes here

The Anti-Money Laundering Professionals Forum is hosting the 6th annual European Anti-Bribery & Corruption Forum in London. This cross-industry forum brings together leading stakeholders from the OECD, EC, Council of Europe Group of States against Corruption, TI, Cabinet Office, SFO, DoJ, French Anti-Corruption Agency and leading cross-industry experts from Astra Zeneca, BP Oil, Joule Africa, Rio Tinto, Shell International, Siemens, Standard Chartered Bank, State Street, Thales and many more.

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