Veronique Deli Meadows, leading Mexico’s efforts to join the EITI, on the ingredients for a meaningful EITI.
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,
Regional Director Francisco Paris visiting Mexico to support the multi-stakeholder group on working on the candidature application. Further meetings with civil society groups and PEMEX, Mexico's state-owned oil company.
Government, industry and citizens unite to promote transparency and accountability in the oil, gas and mining industries.
Wednesday 25 October - The EITI Board approved Mexico’s application to join the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) at its meeting in Manila on 25 October. The EITI is the global standard for the good governance of oil, gas and mineral resources.
I am currently the Director for Budget Performance at the Ministry of Finance in Mexico. I also lead a team of IT developers working on the Mexican Government’s Open Data Portal, known formally as the “Portal for the Extractive Industries Transparency”, or more commonly as just “The Portal”. I have been working with transparency issues for a number of years, including projects that complement the implementation of the EITI platform in Mexico.