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More News about EITI and D-EITI are only available in German.

"Wintershall Dea supports international transparency initiative for the commodities sector" (25/07/2019)

Read Wintershall Dea’s article about D-EITI here.

2019 EITI Standard launched at EITI Global Conference

The eighth EITI Global Conference with internationally high-level participants was held on 18 / 19 June 2019 in Paris. As a highlight, the 2019 EITI Standard was formally launched and forms from now on the basis of EITI implementation. The current 52 EITI countries are required to disclose additional data and information on the following topics:

  • Environment
  • Gender
  • Contract transparency
  • State participation and commodity trading

The 2019 EITI Standard continues to shift the focus from publishing EITI Reports toward encouraging systematic disclosure and providing information in open data.

View further information on systematic disclosure here.

View further details on the EITI Standard 2019 here.

In addition, New Zealand’s former Prime Minister Rt Hon. Helen Clark was appointed as Chair of the EITI Board. [more]

Read the complete agenda and further information on the conference here.

Parts of the conference are also available in Video format.

The EITI Progress Report was also presented during the conference and gives an informative summery of EITI activities.

International EITI: "Germany EITI leads by example"

With all requirements met, Germany is set to embrace routine disclosures and innovate further. Read the full article here.

New EITI Standard integrates gender provisions

The integration of gender provisions in the forthcoming revised EITI Standard reflects a broader recognition in the global community of the linkages between gender equality and economic, environmental, and social sustainability. Read the full article here.

World Economic Forum considers EITI as a possible way for business to be an agent for peace

Read the full article here.