The Board-approved summary data template is the EITI’s tool for collecting and publishing structured extractive sector data (an Excel file). The revised template draws on experience gained since the introduction of the summary data template in 2015 and on stakeholder consultations conducted in late 2018 and early 2019. The template came into force on the 1st of July, meaning that data published after this date uses the 2019 template.Topic: Anglophone Regional Training: Summary data 2.0
As countries are finalising and updating work plans to prepare for the next year, this webinar covers what EITI work plans need to cover and ways to use the work plan throughout the year.
Who: National coordinators and staff of national secretariats
When: December 2019 and January 2020
Topic: Training: Work plan 2020
The 2019 EITI Global Conference was hosted by the Government of France at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris, on 18-19 June.
Worldwide, trust in government is under strain. A perceived lack of progress in tackling corruption, tax evasion and illicit financial flows are contributing to the rise of populism and economic nationalism. The impact of the oil, gas and mining industries is often a focal point of public concern and potential source of conflict.
The main task of the Members' Meeting is to appoint an EITI Board for the next three years. A list of the members of the EITI Association can be found here (link to follow).
The agenda and minutes of the Members' Meetings is available here
This is the last Board meeting of the outgoing Board (2016-2019) before the Members' Meeting appoints a new Board
Agenda and minutes will be published here. Follow the meeting on Twitter with #EITIParis19
Pictures of the Board meeting on Flickr (to follow)
Find an overview of all Board meetings here
Co-hosted by the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and EITI, this forum will promote dialogue and exchange good practices for enhancing transparency, governability and trust in the region’s extractives governance.
The main goal of this forum is to analyse the lessons learned from the governance strengthening process in the extractive sector and define an agenda for the future. The event will focus on discussing common challenges,
The EITI International Secretariat, in collaboration with the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, hosted a meeting on commodity trading transparency in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The purpose of the meeting is to bring together representatives from government, state-owned enterprises, industry and civil society working with commodity trading in order to discuss the various benefits of improved commodity trading transparency, share experiences with reporting on commodity sales,
Improving beneficial ownership transparency in the Asia and Pacific region is key to addressing corruption risks in the extractive sector, improving business climate, avoiding conflicts of interests for politically exposed persons, and preventing the use of shell companies from perpetrating illicit financial flows, money laundering and bribery. According to the 2016 EITI Standard, EITI countries are required to ensure that by 1 January 2020,