Extractive Industries Transparency: International Experience
25 January 2017

This standard of transparency is currently being implemented in 51 countries worldwide. What are the problems the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) comes across in other countries? What methods and approaches are being used?

In order to disseminate information about the internal experience of dissemination of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, the Ukrainian Chamber of Tax Advisors NGO conducted a webinar as part of the USAID MFSI-II Project on 24 January 2017, with participation of representatives from the UK National Natural Resources Management Institute from the (PublishWhatYouPay) Coalition.

Joseph Williams, senior advocacy expert and member of the Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) of EITI at the UK National Institute for Management of Natural Resources shared the experience of EITI implementation in the country:


Emil Omarov, Eurasia Regional Coordinator at the PublishWhatYouPay Coalition National Secretariat shared the information about the global movement for introducing Transparency in Extractive Industries, that was launched back in 2002 through association of nongovernmental organizations into the Publish-WhatYouPay Association, which received support from governments:

Reference: The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), an independent and voluntarily supported international standard of assuring transparency is being implemented in 51 countries worldwide. Under EITI verification (audit) is conducted of the amount of payments made by extractive  companies as obligatory taxes, fees, and the areas, according to which such payments are used by governments. For more detail about the Initiative please visit: