This EITI Report covers Azerbaijan's extractive sector in 2008. It was published in December 2008.
Available in English, French, Spanish and Arabic.
Since its launch in 2002, the of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) has become an important platform for change, helping countries that adopt even its minimum requirements to build greater transparency and accountability. Implementing countries have taken very different approaches to adopting the initiative, allowing each nation to shape its own process according to its needs. Revenue Watch is proud to introduce our new report,
This EITI Report covers Nigeria's extractive sector in 2005. It was published in October 2008.
29-30 October 2008, Athens, Greece
The EITI International Secretariat commissioned Professor Paul Collier to write a paper on the 'Implications of the Changed International Conditions for EITI'. In the paper, Professor Collier, draws links between three main shifts in international attitudes: awareness of climate change, awareness of growing energy scarcity, and the geo-political implications of the current financial crisis.
This document is now replaced by the new communications guide "Talking Matters":
It starts from the premise that effective communication is an essential though often neglected aspect of EITI implementation. The guide has been written for people who may not be communications specialists but who may have some responsibility for communications work.
The 62nd session of 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 that EITI implementing countries' efforts to strengthen transparency.
The resolution, that was passed unanimously 11 September 2008, emphasises that transparency and accountability should be embraced and promoted by all its member states.
Nicholas Garrett, German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, September 21st 2008.
This research report explores possible synergies and scope for collaboration between the German Government's "Certified Trading Chains in Mineral Production" (CTC) project and the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). Both initiatives seek to increase transparency in the extractive industries. The report highlights how the two initiatives could collaborate and also identifies possible overlaps. Additionally,
This article analyses the role of the sovereignty principle for the oil industry and the implication this relationship has for development in Africa. It also looks at the transnational social movements around the exploitation of natural resources, comparing Equatorial Guinea and Western Sahara. The main hypothesis is that international norms of self-determination and those developed for non-autonomous people in Western Sahara,
27 May 2008, Madrid, Spain