Jonas Moberg EITI at OGP
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  • This presentation should include detailed, stand-alone information about the case study you will discuss during the How To Alley. These presentations will be published on the OGP site in order to disseminate the information to those who are unable to attend. These presentations will NOT be presented during the Alley itself, and are instead intended for consumption via the web. Make sure to include the following information:The How To Alley topic your case study relates to;A description of project objectives;A description of the results;Any lessons learned or best practices discovered during the project;Contact information; andAny meaningful quotes or visuals regarding the case study.

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  • Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
    The global standard for resource revenue transparency
  • 10 yearsagotheextractivessectorwas veiled in secrecy, fraughtwithallegationsofcorruptionand harmingtheinvestmentclimatein resource-rich-countries
  • Todayalmost1 billionpeople in 35countries have the right to seehowmuchtheirgovernmentsarepaid from extractionoftheircountries’ resources
  • EITI (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative) is a global coalitionofgovernments, companies and civilsociety
  • Togetherthey have developedtheEITI standard thatsets a level-playingfieldfor companies operating in thecountriesthatfollowthe standard
  • WhencountriesfollowtheEITI standard, extractivecompanies operating there have to publishwhattheypayto thegovernment in taxes, lisencefees and royalties.
  • the government has to disclose what it receivesfrom these companies.
  • These figures are compiled and reconciled independently into an EITI Report
  • In 2009, Liberia’scitizenssaw for the first time whatminingcompaniespaid to thegovernment
  • EITI in Liberia has provided a platform for debatinghowitsnaturalresourcesaremanaged
  • As the first OECD country, Norwaystartedfollowingthe EITI standard in 2009
    At a lowcost, Norway’s EITI has independentlyconfirmedthatits management ofnaturalresources is transparent
  • In the Central African Republic they are including payments from small-scale mines
  • For further information
    Visit the EITI website at www.eiti.org
    Sign-up to the EITI Newsletter at the website
    Send us an email at secretariat@eiti.org
    Follow us on Twitter @EITIorg