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European Parliament honours Chairman Peter Eigen

[img_assist|nid=258|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=120|height=150]Peter Eigen, EITI’s Chairman, was awarded the European Parliament’s Ethics and Business Award 2007 for Outstanding Individuals on 3 December 2007. 

The award was given to Peter Eigen “for creating global awareness that corruption demoralises societies and misallocates resources, for building a global coalition against corruption in business and public life, and for promoting highest standards of accountability and good governance.”

34 prominent world leaders and over 200 delegates, including corporate executives, scientists, and spiritual leaders, gathered on 2-3 December 2007 in the European Parliament to discuss the need for strengthening human values and ethics in business worldwide.