Official launch event of Germany's EITI. Participation of the Federal Government, government of the Länder, business and civil society. 
First official meeting of the MSG.
Program to follow in mid-September. Participation is open to all interested organisations, companies and associations. 


Noori Al-Maliki, Prime Minister of Iraq has announced that Iraq will hold their EITI launch conference in Baghdad on 10-11 January 2010, with the intention of assisting the country to meet its EITI candidature requirements before the Oslo Board meeting in February.