sharing in governance of extractive industries
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative’s (EITI) Board today announced that former Prime Minister of New Zealand Helen Clark is confirmed as the nominee to chair the EITI.
The former Prime Minister will assume her position following the EITI’s Members’ Meeting , to be held on 17 June in Paris. Helen Clark will be replacing…Continue
Conference set to draw 1,000 collective governance supporters and practitioners in a time of rising polarisation.
The Government of France and the EITI today confirmed that the 2019 EITI Global Conference will take place on 18-19 June at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris. The Conference will provide an opportunity for heads of state, civil society activists and industry leaders to discuss emerging trends and best practices in the good governance of natural…Continue
Written by Marianne Stigset
The good governance of natural resources has undergone an openness revolution since the EITI was established over a decade ago. The information being disclosed along the extractive industry value chain is becoming increasingly timely, accurate and granular, yet challenges remain in the form of shrinking civic space, corruption and under-used data. This was the conclusion of the roundtable discussion on Emerging Trends and…Continue
Written by Fredrik Reinfeldt
2018 was an eventful year for the EITI. Over USD 150 billion in extractives revenues was disclosed by the EITI countries in total, and over half of EITI’s 51 implementing countries were assessed against the Standard, of which Colombia, Mongolia, Senegal and Timor-Leste reached the highest level of progress. Efforts to tackle hidden ownership, corruption and mismanagement in the extractives advanced, as EITI countries raced ahead, with new…Continue