BERLIN, 16 APRIL 2010. The Board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, the international standard for improved transparency in countries’ natural resource sector, met in Berlin 15-16 April. The Board discussed the request of 17 of the 32 countries currently implementing the EITI to extend their deadline for completing EITI Validation. In addition, Sao Tome and Principe had applied to voluntarily suspend their EITI Candidate status.
In recognition of their progress in implementing the EITI, the EITI Board has concluded that Kazakhstan the Democratic Republic of Congo Mali Mauritania Niger Peru are Candidate countries that are “close to compliance”. This was announced following the meeting of the EITI Board in Brussels 13-14 December 2010.
On 13-16 June 2011, more than 30 representatives from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia and Tajikistan gathered in Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan, for the second EITI Issyk-Kul International Conference. The purpose of the conference, entitled ‘Beyond Validation: looking to the future of EITI’, was to share experiences with implementation and identify priorities ahead.
The EITI is pleased to welcome Glencore International plc as the latest EITI Supporting Company. Glencore announced that it has become an EITI Supporting Company in its 2010 Sustainability Report, which was issued on 7 September 2011.
Glencore is one of the world’s leading integrated producers and marketers of commodities, headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, and listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges. Glencore has worldwide activities in the production, sourcing,
Peru and Mauritania were this week found to be in compliance with the EITI standard. The EITI (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative) is the global standard that ensures accountability and transparency of the revenues from a country’s extractive sector. The international EITI Board announced that the two countries have been accepted as “EITI Compliant” at its meeting at Wiston House in the United Kingdom.
Latest EITI Reports transparent about individual company payments.
The international EITI Board designated Kazakhstan as ‘EITI Compliant’ country at its meeting in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
Range of new disclosures: oil and gas transport tariffs and social payments.
Photo of Karybek Ibraev, National Coordinator, Kyrgyzstan EITI.
Comprehensiveness and dissemination key for Kazakhstan
The government of Kazakhstan’s commitment to the EITI was strongly reaffirmed last week.
This became clear when country manager Dyveke Rogan and I visited Astana, and also Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Since the beginning of implementation in 2007, Kazakhstan has produced five EITI reports disclosing some US$ 70 billion in revenues from oil,
The EITI International Secretariat is organising a regional training for members of the MSG and National Coordinators from Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Germany, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Ukraine and Tajikistan on 26 and 27 October 2016. The training will take place in Astana, Kazakhstan and will focus on beneficial ownership disclosure in EITI implementing countries.
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