Thirty-six representatives from EITI implementing countries in Southeast Asia and the Pacific met in Manila on 25-27 October 2017, to learn from each other and share their experiences with EITI implementation. "EITI in Asia: Building capacity for impactful implementation" peer-learning workshop was organised in partnership with the World Bank for members of the multi-stakeholders groups and national secretariats from Indonesia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines,
It has been 10 years since the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), a global standard towards good governance in the extractive industries, came into effect. During this decade, the EITI has expanded to all regions of the world and its impact has deepened in each of the links of the value chain of the extractive sector. With the update of the EITI standard in 2013, it is no longer merely a matter of reconciling corporate payments with government revenues.
Delegates of thirteen French-speaking African countries, which are implementing the EITI, offered examples of the results and impact of the EITI in their respective countries
As pointed out at the opening ceremony of the meeting by Eddie Rich, Deputy Director of the EITI International Secretariat: "The countries of French-speaking Africa have made much progress on transparency". He recalled that African countries were among the first to join the EITI,
Hear those drums? That’s the sound of a warm Zambian welcome to the 2017 EITI peer-learning workshop for Anglophone and Lusophone Africa
On 21-23 November 2017, representatives from ten EITI countries in Anglophone and Lusophone Africa took part in three days of peer-learning, sharing experiences and helping each other find what works and what could work better when using the EITI to improve resource governance.
Regional gatherings are an opportunity to draw on cross-cutting issues and to promote debate and dialogue amongst countries. This workshop aims to explore options for mainstreaming transparency and public disclosure of data in government systems; to take stock of progress with beneficial ownership disclosures.It also seeks to share experiences between countries that have been Validated and address common barriers to compliance with the EITI Standard.
Building capacity for impactful implementation
We look forward to seeing you at the EITI Regional Workshop: Latin America and the Caribbean, hosted by EITI República Dominicana in Santo Domingo from 28 to 30 November 2017.
With support from the World Bank, GIZ and the Inter-American Development Bank, we are bringing together more than 40 participants from government, industry and civil society from 12 countries.
Representatives from thirteen countries in Francophone Africa will meet in Yaoundé on 28-30 November. Regional gatherings are an opportunity to draw on cross-cutting issues and to promote debate and dialogue amongst countries. The main target audiences are the EITI Champions, MSG representatives and national secretariat staff. This workshop aims to share experiences between countries that have been Validated and address common barriers to compliance with the EITI Standard.
The International Secretariat is facilitating a one-day workshop for the multi-stakeholder group on corrective actions of its 2016 Validation and the draft 2016 inception report. Further meetings on planning for beneficial ownership disclosure and bilateral meetings with all three constituencies, as well as investigative journalists and government officials will take place.
Two secretariat members facilitate a technical roundtable and a workshop with the Ghana EITI national secretariat and stakeholders on commodity trading transparency, together with GHEITI and NRGI.
For questions about this training, please contact the International Secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org
EITI, in collaboration with NRGI, held a two day workshop in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic from 8-9 June. The main purpose of the workshop was to kick off the mainstreaming feasibility work supported by the World Bank's EGPS and carried out by Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia (EFCA). The workshop also discussed corrective actions from the first Validation and a recent benchmarking study of NRGI.