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 Iraq (includes information on the country manager), visit the country page

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

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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.

On 7 March 2017, the EITI organised the round table “EITI beneficial ownership disclosure in Latin America” with support of DFID (UK) and the German Cooperation GIZ. The objective of the meeting was to review advances and challenges of implementing the beneficial ownership (BO) disclosure in the Latin American extractive sector. Representatives from EITI countries: Colombia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico,