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EITI's Blog – January 2019 Archive (4)

Zambia hones in on fiscal sweet spot for mining

Authored by Victor Ponsford and Ian Mwiinga

Government takes bold step of requesting financial models from companies

Zambia, Africa’s second-largest producer of copper, is highly dependent on mining as its major productive industry. Mining contributes to 68% of the country’s foreign exchange earnings and…

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Added by EITI on January 31, 2019 at 12:30 — No Comments

Former New Zealand Prime Minister and UNDP Head Helen Clark Confirmed as EITI Chair Nominee

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 [1], to be held on 17 June in Paris. Helen Clark will be replacing…

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Added by EITI on January 30, 2019 at 12:00 — No Comments

Government of France to host EITI Global Conference in Paris in June

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…

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Added by EITI on January 30, 2019 at 12:00 — No Comments

Natural resource governance: ever more transparency despite headwinds

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…

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Added by EITI on January 15, 2019 at 14:30 — No Comments

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