The Board discussed the way forward on the final day of the Berne meeting.
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.
Africa is changing.
For the first time in decades, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa have enjoyed high rates of economic growth and rising income levels.
The first day of the Berne Board meeting saw tough negotiations on improving the EITI’s quality assurance mechanism.
Fredrik Reinfeldt has informed the EITI Board that he is not seeking a second term as EITI chair when his first three-year mandate runs out next year. The changeover will take place at the EITI Global Conference in 2019.