Presentations and statements made at the 2011 Paris conference
Paris, 2-3 March 2011
EITI Global Conferences are the EITI movement’s biennial coming-together. The 5th EITI Global Conference was held on 2-3 March 2011. It was an opportunity to discuss the impact of the EITI, share lessons learnt from implementation and address future challenges for the EITI. Heads of states, government leaders, companies and civil society organisations, and around 1,000 participants from more than 70 countries gathered at the OECD in Paris to shape the future of the EITI.
Find the final report below.
The fourth EITI Global Conference took place in Doha on 16-18 February 2009. See the programme attached below.
Throughout the EITI Conference, over 40 Government, company and civil society representatives addressed the conference and the EITI Stakeholders Forum.
The opening session was addressed by the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar, President of Liberia Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Investor George Soros and CEO of Shell Jeroen van der Veer.
On the closing day the EITI Stakeholders Forum was opened with an address by the Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea, H.E. Igancio Milam Tang. Representatives of Albania and Ethiopia announced their intentions to implement the EITI.