Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

PH-EITI Media Training Overview of Extractive Industries in Cebu

205 views

Published on

PH-EITI Media Training Overview of Extractive Industries in Cebu for Seminar - Workshop and Media Fellowship on Covering the Extractive Industries: Digging Out Stories that Matter

  • Login to see the comments

  • Be the first to like this

PH-EITI Media Training Overview of Extractive Industries in Cebu

  1. 1. An Overview of Atty. MARIA KARLA ESPINOSA National Coordinator PH-EITI Secretariat
  2. 2. WHAT IS EITI is an international initiative that promotes a global standard of transparency in the extractives by requiring extractive industries (mining, oil & gas, coal) to publish what they pay to the government, and the government to publish what they collect from these industries, towards the open and accountable management and governance of natural resources.
  3. 3. 12 PRINCIPLES 1 Prudent use of natural resource wealth should be an important engine for sustainable economic growth that contributes to sustainable development and poverty reduction, but if not managed properly, can create negative economic and social impacts. 2 Management of natural resource wealth for the benefit of a country’s citizens is in the domain of sovereign governments to be exercised in the interests of their national development. 3 Benefits of resource extraction occur as revenue streams over many years and can be highly price dependent. 4 Public understanding of government revenues and expenditure over time could help public debate and inform choice of appropriate and realistic options for sustainable development. 5 Importance of transparency by governments and companies in the extractive industries and the need to enhance public financial management and accountability. 6 Achievement of greater transparency must be set in the context of respect for contracts and laws. 7 Financial transparency may bring enhanced environment for domestic and foreign direct investment. 8 Accountability by government to all citizens for the stewardship of revenue streams and public expenditure 9 High standards of transparency and accountability in public life, government operations and in business 10 A broadly consistent and workable approach to the disclosure of payments and revenues is required. 11 Payments disclosure in a given country should involve all extractive industry companies operating in that country. 12 In seeking solutions, all stakeholders have important and relevant contributions to make.
  4. 4. in the Philippines  The Philippine government committed to support and participate in EITI through Executive Order No. 79, s. 2012.  PH-EITI was created by Executive Order No. 147, s. 2013.  The Philippines was admitted as an EITI candidate country on 22 May 2013.  Institutionalizing EITI is part of Philippine Development Plan 2017- 2022.  EITI implementation is one of our country’s commitments under the Open Government Partnership (OGP).  DENR issued Administrative Order (DAO) No. 2017-07 mandating all mining contractors to participate in PH-EITI.
  5. 5.  People  Purpose  Process  Products  Performance The Five P’s of PH-EITI
  6. 6. Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) Government: DOF (Chair), DENR, DOE, DILG, ULAP Industry: Chamber of Mines, Petroleum Association Civil society: Bantay Kita – PWYP Phils Secretariat lodged in the DOF Stakeholders in the extractives and natural resource governance THE PEOPLE
  7. 7. THE PURPOSE 1. Show direct and indirect contribution of extractives to the economy 2. Increase public understanding of the management of natural resources and public accessibility of data 3. Strengthen national resource management / strengthen government systems 4. Create opportunities for dialogue and constructive engagement in natural resource management in order to build trust and reduce conflict among stakeholders 5. Pursue and strengthen the contribution of the extractive industries to sustainable development PH-EITI Objectives
  8. 8. WHY ARE WE IMPLEMENTING THE EITI? CHALLENGES IN EXTRACTIVE SECTOR GOVERNANCE: THE PROCESS
  9. 9.  Multi-stakeholder governance  Annual Report with recommendations  Dissemination of Report to inform public debate and follow-up of recommendations Pillars of the EITI Process
  10. 10. 8 Requirements 1. Oversight by the multi-stakeholder group 2. Legal and institutional framework, including allocation of contracts and licenses 3. Exploration and production 4. Revenue collection 5. Revenue allocations 6. Social and economic spending 7. Outcomes and impact 8. Compliance and deadlines for implementing countries
  11. 11.  ANNUAL COUNTRY REPORT = data + recommendations  ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORT  IEC MATERIALS  STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT/OUTREACH ACTIVITIES  Annual NATIONAL CONFERENCE  Annual NATIONWIDE ROADSHOW  Various FORA and WORSHOPS  VALIDATION THE PRODUCTS
  12. 12. PERFORMANCE 1. Has produced and published 3 Country Reports, 4 studies, etc. 2. Has held 47 MSG meetings, 5 national conferences, 3 nationwide roadshows, numerous forums/workshops 3. Has generated recommendations that have translated to reform: direct release of LGU share in national wealth; ENR Data Management Tool; NCIP Royalty Monitoring Tool; Contracts Portal 4. Conferred the EITI International Chair’s Award for “impactful implementation” during the 7th Global Conference in Lima in February 2016. 5. EITI Compliance. First country to be declared to have made “satisfactory progress” against the 2016 EITI Standard.
  13. 13.  
  14. 14.  

×