EITI Chairman, Dr. Peter Eigen, Chair of Transparency International, Huguette Labelle, and representatives from Transparency International (Indonesia) met with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on 29 October, 2007 at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta.
Ghana has published its third EITI report presenting the aggregation and reconciliation of mining benefits paid by mining companies and received by the Government of Ghana in 2005. Earlier aggregated reports included those for January 2004-June 2004 and July 2004-December 2004. Ghana is hoping to complete validation in 2009.
The gold mining company Oxus Gold is the 39th extractive company to become an international-level EITI Supporting Company.
West African EITI Implementing countries met together for the first EITI West Africa Conference 10-12 September in Abudja.
[img_assist|nid=258|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=120|height=150]Peter Eigen, EITI’s Chairman, was awarded the European Parliament’s Ethics and Business Award 2007 for Outstanding Individuals on 3 December 2007.