Monday, 29 June 2020 - 12:00 CEST
For resource-rich developing countries, the Covid-19 pandemic has brought about a triple crisis: strained public health systems, a sharp decline in commodity prices and abrupt economic downturns. At this critical juncture, transparency and trust are critical in forging smart and responsive policies. As the second event in the Transparency Matters seminar series,
The 47th EITI Board meeting was held virtually on 16 and 17 June, 11:00 - 15:00 CEST. Registration for this meeting was by invitation only and closed on 15 May.
Instructions on how to join the meeting were sent to all confirmed participants ahead of the meeting.
Draft agenda of the 47th EITI Board meeting can be found below.Minutes will be uploaded on our website following the meetingFollow the highlights on Twitter with #EITIVirtual2020Learn more about the
The EITI Standard requires that financial disclosures must be separated by projects, for fiscal years ending on, or after, 31 December 2018. For most countries, this means project-level reporting (PLR) is required in the next round of reporting, by 31 December 2020 at the latest. This webinar covered the frame of PLR and provided guidance on how national secretariats and MSGs can move towards PLR. See EITI Guidance note 29 for further details.
EITI stakeholders were invited to a seminar on "Why Transparency Matters in the Energy Transition: Helen Clark in conversation with Lord Adair Turner." This was the first event of a new EITI seminar series, Transparency Matters.
There were opportunities for the audience to engage in the debate. The seminar was followed by a reception with refreshments and snacks.
Find out more about the Transparency Matters seminar series
The EITI Secretariat is conducting a one-day seminar to explain the requirements under 2019 EITI Standard, focusing on beneficial ownership, contract transparency, state-owned enterprises and systematic disclosures.
The seminar will also include sessions on the role of EITI in addressing corruption, creating impact, and effectively communicating the EITI to various stakeholders.
The seminar is open to observers of the Board meeting and part of the EITI in Oslo week.
How can EITI practitioners use data to stimulate informed dialogue about extractive sector tax policies?
Tax administrations play a key role in ensuring that tax policies translate into effective revenue collection.
This event will provide information and ideas on how EITI practitioners can use data to stimulate informed dialogue about extractive sector tax policies, support tax administrations in revenue collection and prevent revenue loss.
The Board-approved summary data template is the EITI’s tool for collecting and publishing structured extractive sector data (an Excel file). The revised template draws on experience gained since the introduction of the summary data template in 2015 and on stakeholder consultations conducted in late 2018 and early 2019. The template came into force on the 1st of July, meaning that data published after this date uses the 2019 template.Topic: Anglophone Regional Training: Summary data 2.0
As countries are finalising and updating work plans to prepare for the next year, this webinar covers what EITI work plans need to cover and ways to use the work plan throughout the year.
Who: National coordinators and staff of national secretariats
When: December 2019 and January 2020
Topic: Training: Work plan 2020