The UK is committed to strong rules for transparency in the oil, gas and mining industry. In May 2013 the Prime Minister committed the UK to implement the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).
The focus of 2014 Intergovernmental Forum's Annual General Meeting is "Social Benefits and Engagement".
This conference is jointly organised by ITC, the European Commission and the World Bank Group an International Conference on Taxation of Extractive Industries.
The Second Annual Oman Energy Forum will bring together key stakeholders in the Oman energy industry to have a dynamic knowledge exchange about Oman's expanding global footprint on the energy map in a bid to tap into a new trade route; combined with intensifying efforts to stimulate the creation of in-country value, accelerate Omanization and build out key domestic infrastructu
This conference, organised in partnership with the World Bank's Governance Partnership Facility (GPF) will explore the priorities and challenges for governance in development, as well as sharing innovative examples of governance in country programmes and thematic sectors.
What does Kyrgyzstan's mining sector look like? Who plays the leading role in it? What does the 2012 EITI Report reveal about the country's extractives? Listen and egnage with Clare Short and the National Secretariat at a two-hour conference at the Ak-Keme Hotel on 14 May 9:00 - 11:00 to find out more.
The United States is now preparing to participate in the EITI.
The second EITI Roundtable meeting of supporting NGOs and development agencies. The meeting aims to ensure better coordination of revenue transparency activities amongst international agencies.
If you have questions about the meeting, please contact Eddie Rich at the EITI International Scretariat.
The fifth meeting for the EITI Internaional Board will be held in Madrid on Tuesday 27 May.