US Lawmakers heard from extractive industry experts at a Congressional hearing on Wednesday, 25 October 2007 to discuss the debilitating impacts of the “resource curse” and policy measures that the US Congress can adopt to address it. PWYP USA has issued a report from this hearing, enclosed here.
13 EITI implementing countries are part of the the International Organisation of La Francophonie, OIF, which brings together 70 countries around the French language. The OIF has recommended the use of the EITI as an international standard of transparency.
Welcome to a new edition of the EITI Newsletter. The main story is the 4th EITI International Conference will be held in Doha 16-18 February 2009. In addition, it provides a briefing on EITI Validation, an article focusing on the question ”Does EITI Work?”, and updates from EITI implementing countries Azerbaijan and Equatorial Guinea.
This newsletter contains reports from the Oslo Conference.
This newsletter contains country updates from Mongolia, Mauritania, Peru, Nigeria, Guinea, Cameroon and Azerbaijan.
A new fact sheet in French is now available about the activities of EITI in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It can be found below.
Questions about the implementation of the EITI in DRC can be directed to Tim Bittiger at the EITI International Secretariat.