Yemen was in the news again today. When the country’s delegation got the news that that the EITI Board declared their country one of the six newest ‘EITI Compliant’ countries—indeed the first EITI Compliant country in the deeply troubled Middle East—they were ebullient.
PARIS, 2 March 2011 – The Central African Republic, The Kyrgyz Republic, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, and Yemen have achieved Compliance with the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), the global standard for improved transparency in the oil, gas and mining sectors.
On behalf of the government of Yemen and the Yemen EITI Council, the Yemen EITI Secretariat now seeks a competent, qualified and internationally recognized accounting/auditing firm to be contracted as an Independent Administrator to produce the 4th YEITI Report covering the period January 2012 to December 2012. Please find the call for tender below.
The key to analysing EITI Reports is not to get distracted by small discrepancies and details, writes Tawfiq Al-Budiji.
On Wednesday 10 November, Yemen launched its first EITI Report of the payments and revenues of oil covering 2005, 2006 and 2007. Yemen became the 24th country to disclose its revenues from natural resources in an EITI Report.
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.
31 Mar 2007, The Arab American News