The IACC is the world premier forum that brings together civil society, heads of state and the private sector to tackle the increasingly sophisticated challenges posed by corruption.
The Board acknowledged the adoption of the 2019 EITI Standard to be launched at the EITI Global Conference in Paris on 18-19 June.
Where: 42st Board meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine
Description: the Board acknowledges the adoption of the 2019 EITI Standard to be launched at the EITI Global Conference in Paris on 18-19 June.
Based on: Article 12, Articles of Association
The theme of the 14th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) is “Restoring trust: Global action for transparency.”
Doing business in developing countries, oil, gas and mining companies face a harsh environment. Widespread corruption and armed conflicts affect returns while the population of many resource rich countries does not benefit from the riches of these natural resources.
The 5th EITI Global Conference in Paris was launched today with around 900 participants arriving the conference today. Participants included Presidents Otunbayeva (Kyrgyz Republic), Kikwete (Tanzania), and Guebuza (Mozambique), as well as CEOs, ministers and civil society leaders from around the world.
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.
President Salva Kiir of South Sudan has announced that his Government will implement the EITI (Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative), the global standard for transparency of natural resource revenues.
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.