Azerbaijan was one of the first countries to implement the EITI and recently issued its 14th EITI Report. During the Caspian oil and gas conference in Baku 6-7 June 2011, HE Ilham Aliyev, the President of Azerbaijan Republic committed to the continued push for transparency and implementation of the EITI.
Implementers from 11 countries met to share experiences from their EITI.
By Ingilab Ahmadov, Public Finance Monitoring Centre, and
Emma Wilson, the International Institute for Environment and Development
“Implementing EITI is like riding a bicycle. If you stop pedalling, you fall off.”