The Africa EITI Conference on Beneficial Ownership Transparency had a powerful opening on Wednesday 31 October, with speeches from HE Macky Sall, President of Senegal and HE Julius Maada Bio, President of Sierra Leone, as well as other high-level government officials. The range of the parallel session topics varied from illicit financial flows to politically exposed persons.
Nine Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) implementing countries in the Anglophone and Lusophone region of Africa met in Abuja in early November to plan for the implementation of beneficial ownership (BO) disclosures. At the center of the discussion was the painstaking process of planning how to reveal who stands behind oil, gas and mining companies. Ben Mellor, the UK DFID country representative to Nigeria,
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Four lessons learned from the journey towards beneficial ownership transparency in Ukraine
Considering Ukraine’s pioneering efforts on extractives transparency, it is hardly surprising that Kyiv was chosen to host the 42ndEITI Board meeting on 27-28 February. Ukraine was the first country to establish a publicly accessible beneficial ownership register and officially become part of the Global Beneficial Ownership Register launched by
Louise Russell-Prywata is the program manager of the OpenOwnership pilot program, which supports data publishers in national governments and multinational institutions to publish high quality, highly usable beneficial owernship data.
The Kyrgyz Republic is one of over 50 countries who have committed, through the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Standard, to publishing the beneficial owners of extractives license holders by 1 January 2020.
Key conference facts2.5 days250+ participants30+ countries 40+ organisations60+ experts10 technical sessions
The Opening up Ownership Africa conference was the largest gathering of beneficial ownership transparency practitioners yet.
Conference co-host and keynote speaker, President of Senegal, HE Macky Sall started by highlighting action on past commitments