On Friday, 10 July 2009, the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, signed into law the Act Establishing the Liberia EITI.
Dr Peter Eigen, Chair of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), will visit Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria this week to recognise and encourage the progress being made towards the EITI standard. Like so many in the region, these countries are characterised by violence, corruption and poverty, as well as an abundance of natural resources. This paradox is often called the r
Liberia EITI has put out a tender for EITI Reconciler. In the tender they write:
This morning's plenary session was opened by H.E. Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, Deputy Prime Minster and Minster of Energy and Industry, State of Qatar. His Excellency stated Qatar's belief that promoting transparency in the extractives industry is of paramount importance in ensuring that natural resources wealth is translated into economic and social development for resource-rich countries.
OSLO, 19 FEBRUARY 2010. Renewing its commitment to improved transparency in Liberia’s natural resource sector, the government of Liberia launched its second EITI report yesterday. The EITI report discloses all payments being made by extractive companies to the government, as well as all payments the government has received from these companies.
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.