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4 blog posts by EITI were featured
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Nov 7
EITI posted a blog post

EITI Board Appoints Mark Robinson as new Executive Director

OSLO, Oct. 15, 2018 – The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative’s (EITI) Board today announced that Mark Robinson has been named executive director of the EITI. Currently the global director of the World Resources Institute’s (WRI) Governance Center, he will assume his position at the end of November 2018.“Mark Robinson is a widely respected figure in the international development community, spanning the worlds of policy-making, research and philanthropy,” said Chair of the EITI Board…See More
Oct 16
EITI posted a blog post

'We’re seeing enormous changes in the contract transparency landscape'

Rob works as a governance officer for NRGI, where he leads organisational advocacy and research on contract transparency and manages the use of the Natural Resource Charter as a tool to structure analysis and dialogue. He is a co-author of the Natural Resource Charter Benchmarking Framework. We spoke with Rob on the sidelines of the EITI’s gathering of key partner organisations, dedicated to discussing priorities for strengthening extractive industry governance, which was held in Oslo in…See More
Oct 10
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Opening Up Ownership: Africa at Dakar, Senegal

October 31, 2018 to November 2, 2018
Knowing who owns the companies that operate in the oil, gas and mining sectors is key to strengthening natural resource governance. It has also proven to be important to improve the investment climate and promote responsible business conduct. Through the EITI and other global and regional efforts to tackle the challenges posed by hidden ownership, African countries are taking the lead in improving beneficial ownership transparency in extractives. The conference will engage various stakeholders…See More
Sep 21
A blog post by EITI was featured

Malawi's journey to full contract transparency

Writen by Rachel Etter-PhoyaThe Government of Malawi formally committed to disclose all oil, gas and mining contracts in December 2015 at a Malawi EITI stakeholders meeting in Lilongwe. At the meeting, the then Principal Secretary Ben Botolo responsible for mining said that all contracts were already available upon request at the Department of Mines. As civil society, we were quick to…See More
Sep 5
EITI posted a blog post

Iraq: citizens in oil producing regions demand a bigger share of revenues

In the midst of violent protests and political uncertainty, Iraq announces highest crude oil production and export levels in over a year.Crude oil production in the Iraq hit a 13-month high in July at 4.5 million barrels per day (bpd), according to data provided by the Iraqi State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) on 9 August 2018. Crude exports are also at their…See More
Sep 3
EITI posted a blog post

Malawi's journey to full contract transparency

Writen by Rachel Etter-PhoyaThe Government of Malawi formally committed to disclose all oil, gas and mining contracts in December 2015 at a Malawi EITI stakeholders meeting in Lilongwe. At the meeting, the then Principal Secretary Ben Botolo responsible for mining said that all contracts were already available upon request at the Department of Mines. As civil society, we were quick to…See More
Aug 28
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Improving community oversight of local development through contract transparency

Creating a level playing field for all companies in MaliThe Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Mali coalition and the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) have made numerous calls for the publication of mining contracts. They are doing this because publication of contracts will help improve the monitoring of revenues received by local government and ensure that companies comply with their social and environmental commitments. Studies by both PWYP and the OAG show that a formalised policy for the…See More
Aug 2
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Jun 29
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UK Oil and Gas – negative government revenue but rosy future

North Sea production and revenues rise for the first time in three yearsThe United Kingdom is the world’s 22nd largest producer of oil and gas. In addition, it produces small amounts of coal, industrial materials such as kaolin and potash, and construction materials. Overall, the extractives sector contributed a gross value-added of almost USD 30 bn to the UK economy in 2016. According to the UK Office for National Statistics, 35,500 people are directly employed in the extractives sector, with…See More
Jun 19
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Jun 18
A blog post by EITI was featured

Opening up ownership in Indonesia

Written by Gay Ordenes While preparing for the Beneficial Ownership Global Conference that the EITI organised with the government of Indonesia in Jakarta last year, I witnessed how the discussion on ownership transparency started to gain traction. The Panama leaks had sparked a global debate on ownership transparency, Indonesia was due for its …See More
Jun 15
EITI posted a blog post

Opening up ownership in Indonesia

Written by Gay Ordenes While preparing for the Beneficial Ownership Global Conference that the EITI organised with the government of Indonesia in Jakarta last year, I witnessed how the discussion on ownership transparency started to gain traction. The Panama leaks had sparked a global debate on ownership transparency, Indonesia was due for its …See More
Jun 15
2 blog posts by EITI were featured
Jun 12
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Trinidad and Tobago EITI exposes gaps in revenue collection systems

The 2016 report confirms Trinidad and Tobago’s sharp decline in extractives revenues and draws attention to areas of concern including unpaid transfer licenses fees, unpaid payments from quarries, weak auditing practices in companies and government agencies, and poor production data.Decline in revenues stresses the need for optimal revenue collectionOn 11 May, Trinidad and Tobago (T&T)’s EITI published its 2016 Report. The 2016…See More
Jun 5

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Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
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The EITI is a global standard for transparency of revenues from oil, gas and mining sectors. When countries implement the EITI standard, they require companies to publish what they pay and governments to disclose what they receive. The standard is developed by a global multi-stakeholder coalition of governments, companies and civil society.
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gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, investing, geology, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development

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Twenty-four EITI African countries deepen their commitments to practical steps on beneficial ownership disclosure

Posted on November 7, 2018 at 8:31 0 Comments

Key conference facts

2.5 days

250+ participants

30+ countries 

40+ organisations

60+ experts

10 technical sessions

The Opening up Ownership Africa conference was the largest gathering of beneficial ownership transparency practitioners yet. 

Conference co-host and keynote speaker, President…

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EITI Board recognises Papua New Guinea’s achievements in improving natural resource governance

Posted on November 7, 2018 at 8:29 0 Comments

Papua New Guinea achieves meaningful progress in EITI implementation, but further institutional reforms are necessary.

At its meeting in Dakar on 30 October 2018, the EITI Board decided that Papua New Guinea (PNG) has made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI Standard. The Board recognised PNG’s efforts in implementing reforms to address weaknesses in government systems and in improving the level of transparency on state participation in the country’s extractive…

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EITI Board recognises Papua New Guinea’s achievements in improving natural resource governance

Posted on November 7, 2018 at 8:29 0 Comments

Papua New Guinea achieves meaningful progress in EITI implementation, but further institutional reforms are necessary.

At its meeting in Dakar on 30 October 2018, the EITI Board decided that Papua New Guinea (PNG) has made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI Standard. The Board recognised PNG’s efforts in implementing reforms to address weaknesses in government systems and in improving the level of transparency on state participation in the country’s extractive…

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