EITI Global Conference Side Events on Data to Development and Contract Transparency

Date: February 23-24, 2016
Location: Lima, Peru

To read a blog on the key takeaways from the EITI Conference, co-written by Paulo Cunha, CCSI Associate Director of Operations and Lead, Extractive Industries Transparency, please go here

To read a blog on the emerging norm of contract transparency, co-written by CCSI Head of Extractive Industries Perrine Toledano, please go here

To read a blog on Sierra Leone’s launch of a country contract repository, co-written by CCSI Senior Legal Researcher Sophie Thomashausen, please go here

At the 7th Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Global KTransparency_EITIsideEvent_29Jan2016Conference in Lima, Peru, CCSI co-organized two side events. The first event, on Tuesday, February 23rdData to Development, in partnership with IBIS, the African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Open Oil, raised awareness on the spate of publicly available fiscal models for extractive industries and on the importance of fiscal modeling for different uses and stakeholders.



The second event, on Wednesday, February 24thContracts and Cocktails, co-organized with the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), Open Contracting Partnership (OCP) and the World Bank, in partnership with Oxfam AmericaGlobal Witness, Open Oil and ICMM, was an informal, collaborative sharing and learning event, primarily for government decision makers, focusing on the challenges and opportunities of oil and mining contract disclosure. Information on both events is available on the EITI website.

Go here to read a blog on EITI and the emerging norm of contract transparency co-written by Perrine Toledano, Head of Extractive Industries at CCSI, Gavin Hayman, Executive Director of the Open Contracting Partnership, Isabel Munilla, Senior Policy Advisor, Extractive Industries at Oxfam America, and Rob Pitman, Governance Officer, Natural Resource Governance Institute.