sharing in governance of extractive industries
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is about to adopt new rules which will expand the scope of its reports on extractive revenue flows and require them to be linked to wider national objectives in each EITI country. But what has the EITI achieved in just over a decade, and what might it achieve under the new rules?
I’ve been studying these questions as an Open Society Fellow, drawing on my three years of…Continue
The EITI needs to become more ambitious and more realistic
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative is coming up to its tenth birthday and its future may hinge on decisions by the EITI Board between now and the EITI Conference next May. The initiative could grow to fill more of the gap between its Principles and its rather limited results on the ground so far. Or it could end up as a has-been, trudging unnoticed around the periphery of international…Continue