BAKU, 15 OCTOBER 2009 The Board of the EITI (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative) held its 10th meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan on 14-15 October 2009.
The EITI Board agreed at its meeting in Dar es Salaam on 20 October to nominate Clare Short as its candidate for the next EITI Chair to its Global Membership Meeting on 1 March 2011.
For further information, contact the Head of the EITI Secretariat, Jonas Moberg.
Chair of the EITI Board, Clare Short took part in the latest BBC World Debate at the first Mining & Investment Forum in Lusaka, Zambia. Other panelists included Situmbeko Musokotwane (Zambian Minister of Finance and National Planning), Emmanuel Mutati, (Mopani Copper Mine), Andrew DeSimone (Vale), Steve Manteaw (ISODEC), Kapil Kapoor (the World Bank), and was hosted by Redi Tlhabi.