EITI Autumn Briefing 2015

As in previous years, the EITI International Secretariat invites our friends here in Oslo to a lunch briefing on Monday 30 November at 11.00 at our offices (Ruseløkkveien 26, 0251 Oslo).   The now relatively low commodity prices serve to remind us of how much the world has changed since the Secretariat first opened its doors here in 2008. If anything the need for a well governed and transparent sector is more urgent than ever, and consequently so is the need for the EITI.   As a global standard,

Open Government Partnership Global Summit

The Open Governmnet Partnership (OGP) Global Summit will take place 27th-29th October in Mexico City, Mexico. The Head of the EITI International Secretariat, Jonas Moberg, will participate in the Launch of the Openness in Natural Resources Working Group on Wednesday 28th October 2015 at the Palacio de Mineria.

For more information, please visit OGP Global Summit's website

EITI Peer exchange: Guatemala and Honduras

MSG representatives from Guatemala and Honduras will meet in Guatemala City between 2nd and 4th November 2015 to exchange results that EITI implementation has delivered in each country. The peer exchange will also focus on learning good practices from each country, specially from Guatemala EITI Report and Honduras EITI Report. Moreover, Guatemala will be sharing their learning outcomes of their Validation process and Honduras will share the governance framework based.

Building Transparency into African Oil, Gas and Mining

Achieving open and accountable management of African natural resources will be a massive challenge. This public debate assesses how to deliver effective governance and revenue transparency, as well as better dialogue between governments, industrial producers, trading companies and civil society. The event takes place immediately following a board meeting of the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Berne.

EITI CoP Webinar - Communication Strategies

EITI Communication Strategies & Social Media ManagementWednesday, September 30, 2015 - 7:00 AM Washington DC Time

Introduction: Gisela Granado, Country Manager, EITI International Secretariat

Discussants:Dr. Orji Ogbonnaya, Communications Director, Nigeria EITIKelly Alderson, Communication Officer, World Bank Group  

Webinar: How can EITI promote open data?

Consultation: How can EITI promote open data?Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 9:00 AM Washington DC Time

Introduction: Sam Bartlett, Technical Director, EITI International SecretariatDiscussants: World Bank Group, To be confirmedModerator: Anders Kråkenes, EITI International Secretariat

About the webinar:The EITI invites stakeholders to comment on how the EITI should promote open data through implementation of the EITI Standard. Join this webinar to have your say.