29-30 October the EITI Board met in Athens, Greece. The Board discussed the implementation of the initiative in each Candidate country and their progress towards validation, agreed on the Workplan for 2009, and prepared for the EITI Global Conference in Doha 16-18 February 2009. The minutes from the meeting are now available.
- 28 October the Management Committee of the World Bank's programme for support of EITI implementation met.
- 29 October, the International EITI Secretariat convened a meeting of international financial institutions (IFIs) that have endorsed the EITI.
- Many EITI Board members participated in the International Anti-Corruption Conference that took place right after the Board meeting.