EITI Leaders Seminar

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. 

Agenda: [Print agenda in English] [in other languages]

Session notes [English] [French]. Selection of pictures on the bottom of the page.


Radisson Blu Hotel, Nydalen - Oslo, Lilo 1&2

8:00 - 8:10Introduction 

Gisela Granado, EITI Secretariat

Top 3 eiti.org page for EITI implementers: The Guide, register of board decisions, the text of the Standard online

8:10 - 8:20Overview of changes to the EITI StandardGisela Granado, Christopher Claussen, EITI Secretariat [download slides]
8:20 - 8:40Question and Answer 
8:40 - 9:00Beneficial ownership- lessons learned from tackling technical issues

Andrew Irvine,  EITI Secretariat [download slides]
Thom Townsend, OpenOwnership

Country examples:  Armenia
9:00 - 9:20

Question and Answer

9:20 - 9:40

Contract transparency and links to other national priorities 

Isabel Munilla, OXFAM USA [download slides, highlights of global norm advances, NRGI overview of countries publishing contracts]; EITI contract transparency checklist

Country examples: Chad
9:40 -10:00 

Question and Answer 


10:00 - 10:15

Coffee Break 
10:15-10:45Communicating the EITI

Joanne Jones, EITI Secretariat [download slides]

Country examples: Trinidad and Tobago [download slides]
10:45-11:15Deep Dive on EITI Requirements on state-owned enterprises 

 Alex Gordy, Indra Thévoz, EITI Secretariat [download slides], Guide on Quasi Fiscal Expenditures from the Int. Budget Partnership

Country example: Ghana (GNPC) 

11:15 -12:00Question and Answer 
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break  
13:00-13:20Systematic disclosures

Sam Bartlett, EITI Secretariat [download slides]
Country examples

13:20 - 13:40Question and Answer 
13:40-14:00The EITI’s role in addressing corruption

Gay Ordenes, Cathy Greene, EITI Secretariat [download slides]

Country example: Republic of Congo

14:00 - 14:20

Question and Answer  
14:20 - 14:40Creating impact

Francisco Paris,  EITI Secretariat [slide]
Christopher Wilson, University of Oslo [presentation]
M&E guide from GIZ 

Country examples: Ukraine

14:40 – 15:00Question and Answer  
15:00 - 15:15Conclusion Gisela Granado, EITI Secretariat