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.
Fourteen countries are meeting in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, for a week of training and peer learning. Chair Fredrik Reinfeldt joined the participants on the first day of the training to discuss the impact the EITI is having in their countries. Please see the programme attached below.
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