A register with who actually owns and controls companies in the UK will be publicly available for citizens.
The EITI is holding a workshop on beneficial ownership for MSG members in Kyrgyz Republic. It will help to revise and strengthen a draft beneficial ownership roadmap according to requirement 2.5.b.ii; support a legal review on beneficial ownership and the completion of the roadmap.
The workshop will also provide guidance on questions related to definition of beneficial owner, level of details, collection methods and verification procedures.
The EITI will hold a workshop on beneficial ownership for MSG members from Kazakhstan and government officials working on embedding beneficial ownership in legislation; support revising and strengthening a draft beneficial ownership roadmap according to requirement 2.5.b.ii. of the EITI Standard.
In particular, the workshop aims to provide guidance on questions related to definition of beneficial owner, level of details, collection methods and verification procedures.
The International Secretariat will conduct a two-day training for the PH-EITI multi-stakholder group on the issues of Validation and beneficial ownerhip.
Beneficial ownership and review of contracts as key areas for the EITI in Afghanistan
The challenge now is to turn the outrage into change.
Day 2 of the EITI Francophone Africa peer learning week
“It is not a problem of will, but a problem of a weak structure and information.” - Djibi Sow, National Coordinator of Mauritania
It is clear that the region needs better information systems. Michel Okoko, National Coordinator of Republic of the Congo said, “There is a lot of talk about information systems. Why? Because they don’t work”.
This training is for National Coordinators in EITI implementing countries.
Part 1: What should the final roadmaps look like?
Open discussion: For example, what planned activities can help address issues related to, for instance but not limited to, the relevant legal/institutional frameworks, beneficial ownership and PEP definitions, data collection and data reliability? Sharing of country experiences and examples from draft roadmaps.
Part 2: Q&A and next steps
Reflections from the Beneficial ownership workshop in London.
The Anglophone and Lusophone African regional beneficial ownership seminar is 1-3 November. It will involve representatives of national secretariats from up to eleven EITI implementing countries. The main topics will be drafting the beneficial ownership roadmaps, learning from and preparing for validation, mainstreaming and use of data.