EITI week in South East Asia

The EITI world was focused in late October on South East Asia. The EITI and the Government of Indonesia hosted a two-day conference on beneficial ownership transparency on 23-24 October and the 38th EITI Board meeting was held in Manila on 25-26 October.

Opening up Ownership Conference - sharing practice, building systems

In Jakarta, the EITI held the Opening up Ownership Conference - the first global meeting of experts and policy makers on beneficial ownership transparency. EITI Chair,

10th Annual General Meeting of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF)

Geneva 20-24 October 2014: The International Secretariat will attend the 10th annual meeting of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF). As part of this meeting, (IGF) is hosting a two day workshop on artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). The workshop is the first in a series of workshops to develop Guidance for Governments on Managing small-scale mining activities.

5th EITI Global Conference

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:

Consolidating the impact of the EITIThe future of the EITI and revenue transparency

International conference on extractive industry contracts

This international conference will discuss the political and legal context of extractive industry contracts; licensing and negotiation; confidentiality and transparency of contracts; citizen and parliamentary participation in negotiation; approval and monitoring of contracts; the financial "take" of the government contracts; and contract negotiation and renegotiation experiences. Specific experiences in Liberia, Ghana, Peru and Azerbaijan will be examined from a variety of perspectives. Finally,

PWYP International Conference 2009

The PWYP International Conference will take place November 16 – 18, 2009 in Montreal, Canada. The conference is being organised by Partnership Africa Canada (PAC), PWYP Canada, and PWYP International.

The conference has three key objectives:

To provide a forum for dialogue and engagement between civil society and Canadian actors, including government agencies, the private sector and regulatory authorities. Through this dialogue,

From Conflict to Consensus: The Role of Extractive Industry Transparency in Latin America

The event will feature two separate panel discussions described below.

Peru: Achievements and Remaining Challenges

Ambassador Luis Valdivieso Montano, Embassy of Peru

Jose de Echave, Cooperacción - Peru

Anwar Ravat, EITI Program Manager, World Bank

Ian Gary, Oxfam America (Moderator)

Advances in Extractive Industry Transparency in Bolivia, Ecuador, and Mexico

Célica Hernández, Fundación Jubileo - Bolivia

Andrea Ordóñez, Grupo Faro - Ecuador

Extractive Industries Unleashing Potentials – Respecting People and Environment

The conferene is organised by Danida/Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark; IBIS; Amnesty International Denmark; Transparency International Denmark; and Publish What You Pay Norway.

The objective of the conference is to discuss what Danish and international actors from governments, private sector and civil society can do to unleash the economic potentials in extractive industries through mobilising revenues and combat tax evasion while respecting human rights and promoting CSR.