Fredrik Reinfeldt has informed the EITI Board that he is not seeking a second term as EITI chair when his first three-year mandate runs out next year. The changeover will take place at the EITI Global Conference in 2019.
The EITI Board approved the recommendations of the Implementation Committee related to beneficial ownership.
Description: The EITI Board approved the recommendations of the Implementation Committee related to beneficial ownership, as laid out in section 4 of Board Paper 36-4-A, with the exception of (iv) Scope of the beneficial ownership requirements. Here the Board tasked the Implementation Committee to continue working on clarifying ambiguities in the EITI Requirements related to the scope of beneficial ownership reporting as highlighted.
Recommendations approved by the Board:
Recognizing the importance of improving transparency and accountability in the extractive sector, advantage of working together with multi-stakeholder groups & the outcome of their engagement in the overall operation of EITI, the Government has showed its commitment to be open and facilitate fertile environment and to accommodate interested actors and then resumed applying EITI since 2009 and strongly continued extending the objective of the initiative across the country following the designation of the country as a candidate in March 2014.Since then,
The law replaces an earlier code from 2002. It raises royalties on minerals and removes a clause that protected miners from changes to the fiscal and customs regime for 10 years.
Moving from developing a roadmap to implementing the first steps to disclose the beneficial owners of oil, gas and mining companies, the International Secretariat provides the following resources:
This is Germany's 2016 EITI Report. The German version has been updated slightly (see below).
Germany EITI has an online portal for the EITI Report: http://www.rohstofftransparenz.de/en/
The Report contains chapters on environmental regulation and renewable energies (see table of contents below).
Introduction The extractive industry in Germany Legal framework for the extractive industry Revenues generated by the extractive industry The economic contribution of the extractive industry in Germany Dealing with human intervention in nature State subsidies and ta
This EITI Report covers Myanmar's extractive sector in 2014 and 2015. It was published in March 2018.