Vice President reaffirms the government's commitment to transparency.
The EITI is pleased to welcome Pacific Rubiales Energy as the latest EITI Supporting Company. Pacific Rubiales is a Canadian-based company and producer of natural gas and heavy crude oil. It is actively involved in EITI implementation processes in Guatemala and Peru, and is also operating in Colombia.
The EITI third regional conference in the Americas marks a new era for EITI in the region.
Discussion from different perspectives on the importance of communicating transparency processes related to extractive industry. New trends in open data and the use of modern technology platforms will be presented.
The Forum will be opened by Mr Luis Chang Navarro, Minister of Energy and Mines; and it will close with a press conference at the Intercontinental hotel in Guatemala City.
Governments, companies and civil society in the Americas are using the EITI Standard to address difficult questions.
Five EITI countries (Colombia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, and Peru) from Latin America gathered in Bogota on 26-27 September 2016 for preparing to submit the beneficial ownership roadmap as required in the 2016 EITI Standard. Participants came from each country multi-stakeholder groups (MSG), national secretariat, government officials from agencies responsible for company registration and civil society organizations.
On 7 March 2017, the EITI organised the round table “EITI beneficial ownership disclosure in Latin America” with support of DFID (UK) and the German Cooperation GIZ. The objective of the meeting was to review advances and challenges of implementing the beneficial ownership (BO) disclosure in the Latin American extractive sector. Representatives from EITI countries: Colombia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico,
Latest report can improve public debate around management of extractives sector.