sharing in governance of extractive industries
Government reaffirms its commitment to natural resource transparency
The Ecuadorian government officially announced last week its intention to become an EITI implementing country. “In deciding to adhere to the EITI, the Government of Ecuador seeks to guarantee transparency and efficiency in the management of the country's natural…Continue
Authored by Indra Thévoz, EITI Policy and Country Officer
The EITI and its stakeholders commit to intensify efforts towards gender equality and diversity in natural resource governance
While the benefits of extractive industry projects are primarily enjoyed by men, women and girls bear a disproportionate share of the negative social, economic and environmental impacts. That is why provisions to enhance women’s…
Over the last few years, there’s been significant progress towards making beneficial ownership transparency (BOT) a global norm, with 18 countries making beneficial ownership-related commitments in their Open Government Partnership (OGP) National Actions Plans. This growing momentum is encouraging given the potential for implementation efforts to achieve significant policy impact, and to contribute towards a global drive to abate corruption…Continue
2019 EITI Global Conference reinforces progress, actions and commitments to extractives transparency.
The EITI Global Conference is the extractive industries’ premier forum for bringing together representatives from governments, companies, civil society and other stakeholders to tackle the governance challenges facing resource-rich states.
The 2019 Global Conference marked a critical juncture in the EITI’s evolution, with the adoption of…Continue