Implementers from 11 countries met to share experiences from their EITI.
BERLIN, 16 APRIL 2010. The Board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, the international standard for improved transparency in countries’ natural resource sector, met in Berlin 15-16 April. The Board discussed the request of 17 of the 32 countries currently implementing the EITI to extend their deadline for completing EITI Validation.
Madagascar has moved ahead with the EITI process and on Tuesday 9 March published a first reconciliation report. It has done this despite the political crisis that began in January 2009. This report can be seen as a pilot for a full EITI report to be produced next year.