Jointly organised by the OECD Development Centre and the G7 CONNEX Initiative

Building collective knowledge for actionable policies

The EITI is participating in this event, notably in session 5A.

The Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development is a multi-year intergovernmental process of knowledge sharing and peer learning among OECD and Partner natural resource producing countries on how to harness natural resources for structural transformation and more inclusive and broad

Deputy Head of the EITI, Eddie Rich, is leading a session of this workshop by U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre 

Full title: Responding to corruption: The case of hidden private state-backed loans and the costs of corruption to the Mozambican economy

The recent case of private, hidden, state-backed loans in Mozambique illustrates the seriousness of the governance and corruption challenges facing the country. It has created a multi-faceted crisis including macro-economic,

The International Secretariat is visiting the country to carry out the first stage (Initial data collection and stakeholder consultation) of Validation. To find out more about Burkina Faso (includes information on the country manager), visit the country page

Sam Bartlett from the Secretariat welcomes stakeholder input in preparation to the country visits. 

More information on Validation >

EITI, in collaboration with NRGI, held a two day workshop in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic from 8-9 June. The main purpose of the workshop was to kick off the mainstreaming feasibility work supported by the World Bank's EGPS and carried out by Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia (EFCA). The workshop also discussed corrective actions from the first Validation and a recent benchmarking study of NRGI.

Workshop on the EITI as a tool box for transparency in the petroleum sector.

Related news item: Impatient to implement the EITI Standard, Lebanon races ahead on key provisions

The workshop, organised by Publish What You Pay (PWYP) and the Norwegian Embassy, was an opportunity for civil society and other stakeholders to discuss next steps in Lebanon’s preparations to implement the EITI Standard, the global standard for transparency and good governance in the extractive sector.