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EITI Chair Fredrik Reinfeldt's end-of-year message

Dear EITI supporters,

2017 has been a busy year for our countries. Almost half have completed Validation, we have seen unparalleled political commitments on beneficial ownership transparency and most are accelerating the process of mainstreaming transparency into government and company systems.

We welcomed three countries to our family in 2017 –  Guyana, Mexico and Suriname. We also saw three countries withdraw from EITI implementation, Azerbaijan, Niger and the United States.…

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Added by EITI on December 22, 2017 at 15:54 — 1 Comment

Unleashing the potential of open EITI data

Written by: Christoffer Claussen, Information and Data Officer at the EITI International Secretariat

On 31 December 2017, an important provision of the 2016 EITI Standard comes into force. It requires implementing countries to make their EITI data available in open data formats. This is quite easily achieved and an important step in ensuring that EITI data is publicly accessible and contributes to public debate.

In 2016 the EITI Board clarified…

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Added by EITI on November 10, 2017 at 12:00 — No Comments

New deadline: consultant to support Indonesia with commodity trading pilot

Request for expressions of interest: consultant to support Indonesia with a commodity trading pilot

The EITI International Secretariat is recruiting a consultant to support the government of Indonesia and the EITI MSG with a commodity trading pilot. The consultancy includes

(i) conducting consultations with EITI stakeholders;

(ii) facilitating trainings and workshops to develop the commodity trading reporting…

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Added by EITI on March 9, 2017 at 15:25 — No Comments

New deadline: consultant to support Indonesia with commodity trading pilot

Request for expressions of interest: consultant to support Indonesia with a commodity trading pilot

The EITI International Secretariat is recruiting a consultant to support the government of Indonesia and the EITI MSG with a commodity trading pilot. The consultancy includes

(i) conducting consultations with EITI stakeholders;

(ii) facilitating trainings and workshops to develop the commodity trading reporting…

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Added by EITI on March 9, 2017 at 15:25 — No Comments

New deadline: consultant to support Indonesia with commodity trading pilot

Request for expressions of interest: consultant to support Indonesia with a commodity trading pilot

The EITI International Secretariat is recruiting a consultant to support the government of Indonesia and the EITI MSG with a commodity trading pilot. The consultancy includes

(i) conducting consultations with EITI stakeholders;

(ii) facilitating trainings and workshops to develop the commodity trading reporting…

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Added by EITI on March 9, 2017 at 15:25 — No Comments

New deadline: consultant to support Indonesia with commodity trading pilot

Request for expressions of interest: consultant to support Indonesia with a commodity trading pilot

The EITI International Secretariat is recruiting a consultant to support the government of Indonesia and the EITI MSG with a commodity trading pilot. The consultancy includes

(i) conducting consultations with EITI stakeholders;

(ii) facilitating trainings and workshops to develop the commodity trading reporting…

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Added by EITI on March 9, 2017 at 15:25 — No Comments

New deadline: consultant to support Indonesia with commodity trading pilot

Request for expressions of interest: consultant to support Indonesia with a commodity trading pilot

The EITI International Secretariat is recruiting a consultant to support the government of Indonesia and the EITI MSG with a commodity trading pilot. The consultancy includes

(i) conducting consultations with EITI stakeholders;

(ii) facilitating trainings and workshops to develop the commodity trading reporting…

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Added by EITI on March 9, 2017 at 15:24 — No Comments

EITI recruiting four senior staff

The Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is looking for up to four senior staff members in Oslo, Norway. Please apply by close of business on 15 March 2017.

More at eiti.org/jobs



Regional Directors / Country Managers for Africa; Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Regional Directors/Country Managers take responsibility to coordinate and…

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Added by EITI on March 1, 2017 at 11:25 — No Comments

Interested in supporting EITI countries embed transparency in their reporting system?

Request for expression of interest: EITI mainstreaming studies 2017

This announcement is available on eiti.org/tenders

The EITI International Secretariat has received funding from the World Bank EGPS to support EITI mainstreaming. An overview of EITI mainstreaming is…

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Added by EITI on March 1, 2017 at 10:33 — No Comments

Request for expressions of interest: consultant to support Indonesia with a commodity trading pilot

The EITI International Secretariat is recruiting a consultant to support the government of Indonesia and the EITI MSG with a commodity trading pilot. The consultancy includes

(i) conducting consultations with EITI stakeholders;

(ii) facilitating trainings and workshops to develop the commodity trading reporting template;

(iii) producing an inception report, outlining the scope as agreed by the multi-stakeholder group and the methodology of reporting on commodity trading;…

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Added by EITI on February 24, 2017 at 11:14 — No Comments

The EITI International Secretariat is recruiting up to four senior positions

The Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is looking for up to four senior staff members in Oslo, Norway. Please apply by close of business on 15 March 2017.



Regional Directors / Country Managers for Africa; Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Regional Directors/Country Managers take responsibility to coordinate and support EITI activities, both directly by the International Secretariat and through partners, in a portfolio of countries. At present,…

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Added by EITI on February 17, 2017 at 14:22 — No Comments

Shifting focus from the what to the how

How the EITI will contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals

https://eiti.org/blog/shifting-focus-from-what-to-how

Before joining EITI, I worked on the UN intergovernmental negotiations on post-2015 development agenda, or what is better known today as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), for both the Norwegian…

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Added by EITI on January 6, 2017 at 15:03 — No Comments

Addressing the challenges of EITI mainstreaming: observations from the Democratic Republic of Congo

As the extractives sector embraces increasing transparency, stakeholders face new challenges related to data proliferation, fragmentation, dispersion, and quality control. Overcoming these challenges is more important than ever to ensure efficiency and strengthen existing systems, avoid duplication, manage expectations, support evidence-based decision-making and build stakeholder trust.

In collaboration with the EITI, UNEP and the World Bank are currently piloting MAP-X (Mapping and…

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Added by EITI on December 2, 2016 at 16:50 — No Comments

A big deal: Nigeria undergoes EITI Validation

This is part one of a three-part series of blogs that the Secretariat will be publishing in the coming weeks. The series draws on the early lessons and findings from Validation and brings the readers’ attention to the importance of Validation – not just an…

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Added by EITI on October 10, 2016 at 14:00 — No Comments

Measuring progress, discussing state owned companies and legal support

La version française est disponible sur www.eiti.org

Day 3 of Francophone African EITI week in Abidjan. 

When asked about the objectives of Validation, the quality assurance mechanism of the EITI,…

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Added by EITI on September 9, 2016 at 8:55 — No Comments

Improving dialogue, improving communication, improving government systems

La version française est disponible sur www.eiti.org

Day 2 of the EITI Francophone Africa peer learning week

 “It is not a problem of will, but a problem of a weak structure…

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Added by EITI on September 9, 2016 at 8:30 — No Comments

What is the impact of the EITI in Francophone Africa?

La version française est disponible sur www.eiti.org…

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Added by EITI on September 9, 2016 at 8:30 — No Comments

Nigeria: Mapping the labyrinth

This article is originally published on eiti.org

Nigeria’s EITI provides evidence of an oil and gas industry in flux. According to the Nigerian Ministry of Petroleum Resources, 78 of Nigeria's 159 oil fields are located in the Niger Delta region (as seen from space in the image below).…

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Added by EITI on June 13, 2016 at 10:00 — No Comments

The dogs bark, but the caravan moves on: Iraq EITI demonstrates that transparency is achievable even under difficult circumstances

This article was originally published on www.eiti.org.

In spite of the ongoing political, financial and security crisis, Iraq continues to publish data that could be used to inform the political debate.

As explosions rock Baghdad, citizens storm the parliament and Iraqi forces prepare to retake Fallujah from Islamic State (Daesh), Iraq continues to provide its citizens with important information…

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Added by EITI on June 10, 2016 at 12:24 — No Comments

Ethiopia: Collecting data where little was previously available

Woman artisanal miner in Ethiopia's Benishangul-Gumaz Region. Image: World…

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Added by EITI on March 30, 2016 at 12:00 — 1 Comment

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