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.
On Friday, 10 July 2009, the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, signed into law the Act Establishing the Liberia EITI.
Implementers from 11 countries met to share experiences from their EITI.
By Negbalee Warner, Head of the LEITI Secretariat, and Eddie Rich, Deputy Head of the EITI International Secretariat.
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.
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.