News and blog posts


Welcome to a new edition of the EITI Newsletter. The main story is the passing of a UN Resolution endorsing the EITI. In addition, it provides a briefing on the EITI International Conference, and updates from the West Africa Conference and from Azerbaijan.

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The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution on the subject of 'Strengthening Transparency in Industries'. The resolution gives strong backing to the EITI by noting EITI implementing countries' efforts to strengthen transparency.

[UPDATED with link to the resolution.]


Abuja, Nigeria, 12 September 2008 -- African civil society activists met the European Commissioner for Energy, Andris Piebalgs, and urged him to ensure that openness and accountability to Africa’s people are at the heart of Europe’s growing energy relationship with Africa.