"Ethiopian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EEITI) is part of the global coalition of government agencies, extractive companies and civil society organisations working together to improve openness and accountable management of…"
EEITI has been established in Ethiopia since 2009, with following objectives
• Transparency: oil, gas and mining companies disclose information about their operations, including payments to the government, and the government discloses its receipts and other relevant information on the industry. The figures are reconciled by an Independent Administrator (IA), and publishing annually alongside other information about the extractive industries in accordance with the EITI Standard.
• Accountability: a multi-stakeholder group (MSG) with representatives from government, companies and civil society is responsible for overseeing the process and communicate the findings of the EITI reporting, and promote the integration of EITI into broader transparency efforts in that country.
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, governance and anti-corruption, investing, geology, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development