The 5th EITI Global Conference will feature four plenary sessions and numerous executive sessions, as well as workshops, all evolving around the headline ‘transparency counts’. There will also be special events such as the EITI Chair’s awards and the EITI National Exhibition. The conference events and sessions will reflect the following two main themes:
The Global Conference is the flagship event in natural resource governance. Governing oil, gas and minerals is no easy task for any country. Improving transparency and accountability to strengthen systems and inform public debate is an essential first step for all countries.
The fourth EITI Global Conference took place in Doha on 16-18 February 2009. See the programme attached below.
EITI Chair, Clare Short welcomed Australia’s invitation to host the biennial EITI Global Conference.