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EITI National Coordinators Meeting 2024

EITI National Coordinators Meeting 2024

EITI National Coordinator Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland on 17-18 June 2024

  • 17 – 18 June 2024

The EITI, in partnership with the World Bank and the Government of Switzerland represented by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), hosted a peer learning event bringing together National Coordinators and representatives from EITI multi-stakeholder groups (MSGs) to exchange good practices, opportunities and common challenges. 

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Presentations and materials

The following resources were shared and presented at the National Coordinators Meeting 2024: 

Strategic documents

Thematic presentations

Country case studies

World Bank / EGPS III

Programme

Day 1: Moving EITI implementation forward

9:15–10:00
Plenary session
9:15–10:00
Geneva 1
interpretation:  EN, ES, FR, RU
This session aims to explain how the global context has shaped EITI’s priorities through the 2023 EITI Standard.
10:00–10:45
Plenary session
10:00–10:45
Geneva 1
interpretation:  EN, ES, FR, RU
This session will provide opportunities for participants to share successes and challenges in having a multi-stakeholder approach to implementing EITI with the objective of peer learning for practical solutions, in particular showcasing examples of using work-planning for impact. Case studies/country examples will be presented, highlighting a few subnational examples.
10:45–11:00
Break
Break
10:45–11:00
11:00–12:00
Plenary session
11:00–12:00
Geneva 1
interpretation:  EN, ES, FR, RU
The session seeks to facilitate peer-learning among countries on how MSGs could support anti-corruption measures to promote accountability in the extractive sector and the role that EITI could play in strengthening domestic resource mobilisation (DRM), including practical approaches that MSGs could implement to support DRM at the national level.
12:00–13:00
Break
Lunch
12:00–13:00
Zurich 1
13:00–14:00
Plenary session
13:00–14:00
Geneva 1
interpretation:  EN, ES, FR, RU
This session aims to increase awareness on why transparency matters in the energy transition and the role that EITI could play in complementing national reforms in the energy transition. Case studies/country examples will be presented.
14:00–15:00
Plenary session
14:00–15:00
Geneva 1
interpretation:  EN, ES, FR, RU
This session aims to build a common understanding on the EITI’s protocol on civil society participation, discuss challenges, and provide guidance on how implementing countries should safeguard civic space within the EITI context.
15:15–16:15
Parallel session
15:15–16:15
Geneva 1; Breakout rooms
interpretation:  EN, ES, FR, RU
The session will discuss options for reporting of extractives data including systematic disclosure and thematic reports.

The session will build on the virtual discussions on the revised Terms of Reference (ToR) for EITI Reports and seek to build consensus from the constituency on the content of the proposed ToR. Guidance will be provided on how countries could approach reporting for their next reporting cycle pending the approval of the draft ToR. This session will also address broader issues for consideration in updating the Validation model.

16:15–16:45
Plenary session
16:15–16:45
Geneva 1
interpretation:  EN, ES, FR, RU
Each region will have one representative sharing the main results of their discussions to the general plenary.

Day 2: Strategic priorities and innovations

10:45–11:00
Break
Break
10:45–11:00
11:00–12:00
Plenary session
11:00–12:00
Geneva 1
interpretation:  EN, ES, FR, RU
The session seeks to discuss key themes identified by country stakeholders in terms of main challenges that countries face in implementing their EITI agendas, based on the results of the survey, implications for EITI implementation. NCs will be invited to share examples from their countries.
12:00–13:00
Break
Lunch
12:00–13:00
13:00–14:00
Plenary session
13:00–14:00
Geneva 1
interpretation:  EN, ES, FR, RU
This session continues the discussion of the results of the survey with a specific focus on strengthening impact of EITI implementation. NCs will be invited to share examples from their countries.
14:00–14:45
Parallel session
14:00–14:45
Geneva 1; Breakout rooms
interpretation:  EN, ES, FR, RU
This session aims to facilitate discussions among regional teams to identify common challenges, strengthen coordination and peer learning, and contribute to making the World Bank’s support more effective.
14:45–15:00
Break
Break
14:45–15:00
15:00–15:45
Plenary session
Presentation of regional discussions
15:00–15:45
Geneva 1
interpretation:  EN, ES, FR, RU

Background

The objective of the EITI National Coordinators meeting is to foster a shared understanding of the evolving global context regarding extractive sector governance and implications for EITI implementation. Through peer learning and exchange, the meeting will build capacity on the EITI's strategic priorities and the 2023 EITI Standard.

Queries related to the EITI National Coordinators meeting should be directed to Leah Krogsund ([email protected]) at the EITI International Secretariat.