The 4th EITI Global Conference ended on a high note with a large number of new endorsements and commitments. During the final session of the EITI conference all stakeholders were invited to address the assembly. A number of EITI candidate countries re-affirmed their commitment to implementing the EITI. H.E.
Azerbaijan was one of the first countries to implement the EITI and recently issued its 14th EITI Report. During the Caspian oil and gas conference in Baku 6-7 June 2011, HE Ilham Aliyev, the President of Azerbaijan Republic committed to the continued push for transparency and implementation of the EITI.