2019 EITI Global Conference

18-19 June 2019 • OECD Conference Centre, Paris
The 2019 EITI Global Conference is hosted by the Government of France. FRANÇAIS PLUS BAS Worldwide, trust in government is under strain. A perceived lack of progress in tackling corruption, tax evasion and illicit financial flows are contributing to the rise of populism and economic nationalism. The impact of the oil, gas and mining industries is often a focal point of public concern and potential source of conflict. As a high-level forum on extractives governance, the EITI Global Conference provides a unique opportunity to reinforce the importance of multi-stakeholder dialogue and openness in addressing these challenges. Please follow the link below to send your conference registration request to the EITI International Secretariat. Kindly note that, due to capacity constraints at the OECD Conference Centre, the Secretariat cannot guarantee the approval of all registration requests. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- VERSION FRANÇAISE La Conférence mondiale de l'ITIE 2019 sera accueillie par le Gouvernement français. La confiance dans les gouvernements s’affaiblit, c’est un phénomène mondial. La lutte contre la corruption, l’évasion fiscale et les flux financiers illicites ne semble pas progresser, contribuant à la montée du populisme et du nationalisme économique. L’impact des industries pétrolière, gazière et minière est souvent au centre des préoccupations et conflits publics potentiels. En tant que forum de haut niveau sur la gouvernance du secteur extractif, la Conférence mondiale de l’ITIE représente l’opportunité unique de renforcer l’importance du dialogue multipartite et de la transparence face à ces défis. Veuillez suivre le lien ci-dessous pour envoyer votre demande d'inscription à la conférence. Veuillez noter que, en raison de contraintes de capacité au Centre de conférences de l’OCDE, le Secrétariat international de l'ITIE ne peut garantir l’approbation de toutes les demandes d’inscription. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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  • 18 June
  • 19 June

Helen Clark

Chair nominee
EITI Board
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Helen Clark served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1999-2008, and as a Member of the New Zealand Parliament from 1981-2009. Prior to that she taught in the Political Studies Department of Auckland University, New Zealand. From April 2009 until April 2017, Ms. Clark was Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and Chair of the UN Development Group. She continues to be highly engaged in issues across the sustainable development spectrum from gender equality and women’s leadership to climate action, health and drug policy, open government, peace and justice, and more.

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Helen Clark a été Première ministre de la Nouvelle-Zélande de 1999 à 2008, et membre du Parlement néo-zélandais de 1981 à 2009. Auparavant, elle a enseigné au département d'études politiques de l'université d'Auckland, en Nouvelle-Zélande. D'avril 2009 à avril 2017, Ms. Clark a été administratrice du Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement, et présidente du Groupe des Nations Unies pour le développement. Elle continue à être engagée dans les domaines, entre autres, du développement durable, de l’égalité des sexes, du leadership des femmes, de l’action climatique, des politiques en matière de drogue et de santé, de transparence des gouvernements, de la paix et de la justice.

Fredrik Reinfeldt

Chairman
EITI Board
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Fredrik Reinfeldt was active in Swedish and international politics for 25 years. He was Prime Minister of Sweden 2006-2014 and chairman of the Moderate Party (centre-right) 2003-2015. He was a member of the European Council for eight years. He was the last President of the rotating presidency before the introduction of a full time President of the European Council.
Today, Mr. Reinfeldt holds international lectures on governance, leadership and political reforms. He has an extensive international network. In February 2016, Mr Reinfeldt was elected as chair to the EITI.

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Fredrik Reinfeldt a été actif dans la politique suédoise et internationale pendant 25 ans. Il a été Premier ministre de la Suède de 2006 à 2014 et président du Parti modéré (centre-droit) de 2003 à 2015. Il a également été membre du Conseil européen pendant huit ans, et le dernier président de la présidence tournante avant l’introduction d’un président à temps plein du Conseil européen.
Aujourd'hui, M. Reinfeldt présente des conférences internationales sur la gouvernance, le leadership et les réformes politiques. Il a un vaste réseau international. En février 2016, M. Reinfeldt a été élu président du conseil d��administration de l'ITIE.

Zainab Ahmed

Federal Minister of Finance
Nigeria
Before being appointed Minister of Finance in 2018, Zainab Ahmed was the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning. She previously served as the Executive Secretary and National Coordinator of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI).
An accountant and public sector executive with extensive knowledge and diverse experience in public sector reforms, and management, Zainab has served the Nigeria Public Service in various high ranking positions. She was the Chief Finance Officer the Nigeria Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTEL) and until her appointment by the President of Nigeria in 2010, the Managing Director Kaduna Investment Company Ltd.

She holds a B.Sc. in Accounting from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and Masters in Business Administration (MBA). Mrs Ahmed is a Fellow of Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) and Fellow, Institute of Certified Company Commercial Accountants of Nigeria among other professional organizations.

Zainab Ahmed has earned national and international commendations for her accomplishments in re-positioning NEITI as a courageous voice and agency in the growing agitation for good governance of Nigeria’s abundant natural resources in oil, gas and mining industry within a short time.

Nargis Nehan

Minister
Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, Afghanistan
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Nargis Nehan, Minister of Mines and Petroleum in Afghanistan, has worked for the Afghan government in different senior-level positions since the establishment of the Interim Administration of Afghanistan. Ms. Nehan  has also  been an active member of Afghan’s civil society and founded EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD) to empower women and youth at the community and policy levels in Afghanistan and served as Executive Director. 
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Nargis Nehan, Ministre des Mines et du Pétrole en Afghanistan, a occupé différents postes de haut niveau pour le gouvernement afghan depuis la mise en place de l'administration intérimaire afghane. Mme Nehan a également été une membre active de la société civile afghane et a fondé EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD) afin de responsabiliser les femmes et les jeunes au niveau communautaire et politique en Afghanistan.

Simon Thompson

Chairman
Rio Tinto Board
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Simon Thompson has a wealth of global experience in the metals and mining industry, having held numerous executive and non-executive positions in this sector. He is the Chairman of 3i Group plc since 2015, non-executive director and chairman of Tullow Oil plc since 2011 and 2012 respectively until 2017, non-executive director and senior independent director of Amec Foster Wheeler plc from 2009 and 2014 respectively until 2015, non-executive director of Sandvik AB from 2008 until 2015, and non-executive director of Newmont Mining Corporation from 2008 until 2014.

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Simon Thompson possède une vaste expérience dans le secteur des métaux et des mines et a occupé de nombreux postes de direction dans ce secteur. Il est président de 3i Group plc depuis 2015, administrateur non exécutif et président de Tullow Oil plc depuis 2011 et 2012 respectivement jusqu'en 2017, administrateur non exécutif et administrateur indépendant senior d'Amec Foster Wheeler plc de 2009  à 2015. administrateur non exécutif de Sandvik AB de 2008 à 2015 et administrateur non exécutif de Newmont Mining Corporation de 2008 à 2014.

Nada Boustani

Minister
Ministry of Energy and Water, Lebanon
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Minister of Energy and water in Lebanon, Nada Boustani worked for four years in financial and practical strategies to restructure a number of international companies. In 2010, she returned to Lebanon to work with the Ministry of Energy and Water. Her consulting services have not only affected the electricity sector, but also other projects and issues related to the organisational structure of the Ministry of Energy and its institutions.

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Ministre de l'Énergie et de l'Eau au Liban, Nada Boustani a travaillé pendant quatre ans sur des stratégies financières et pratiques pour restructurer un certain nombre de sociétés internationales. En 2010, elle est retournée au Liban pour travailler avec le ministère de l'Énergie et de l'Eau. Ses services de conseil ont touché non seulement le secteur de l’électricité, mais également d’autres projets et questions liés à la structure organisationnelle du ministère de l’Énergie et de ses institutions.

Penny Mordaunt

MP Secretary of State
United Kingdom
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The Rt. Hon. Penny Mordaunt has a successful career in business and communications working in the private, public and charitable sectors. In 2006 she became Director of Diabetes UK - the largest patient organization in Europe. She expanded the services of the charity and substantially increased its income and set up services in developing countries particularly prone to diabetes. In 2004 she set up her own business which she sold on her election to Parliament in 2010.
She is a patron of the Victoria Cross Trust and Enable Ability, a Trustee of the Wymering Manor Trust and a Scouting Ambassador for Portsmouth.
In 2015, Ms. Mordaunt was appointed as the Minister for Armed Forces and is the first female member of parliament to hold this position. In 2016, Penny was appointed as Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work. In November 2017, Ms. Mordaunt was appointed as Secretary of State for International Development.

For more information : https://www.pennymordaunt.com/
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La très honorable Penny Mordaunt a mené avec succès une carrière dans les affaires, les communications, et dans les secteurs privé, public et caritatif. En 2006, elle est devenue directrice de Diabetes UK, la plus grande organisation de patients en Europe. Elle a élargi les services de l’organisme de bienfaisance, augmenté considérablement les revenus de celui-ci et mis en place des services dans des pays en développement particulièrement exposés au diabète. En 2004, elle a créé sa propre entreprise qu'elle a vendue lors de son élection au Parlement en 2010.
Elle est l'une des protectrices de Victoria Cross Trust et de Enable Ability, administratrice du Wymering Manor Trust et ambassadrice de scoutisme pour Portsmouth.
En 2015, Ms. Mordaunt a été nommée ministre des Forces armées et est la première femme membre du parlement à occuper ce poste. En 2016, Penny a été nommée ministre d'État chargée des personnes handicapées, de la santé et du travail. En novembre 2017, Penny a été nommée secrétaire d'État au développement international.

Pour plus de détails: https://www.pennymordaunt.com/

Richard Adkerson

Vice Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
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Richard C. Adkerson is Vice Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. FCX, with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona, is a leading international mining company. FCX operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. It is one of the world's largest publicly traded copper producers.

He graduated from Mississippi State University with a B.S. degree in Accounting with highest honors and an M.B.A. degree. In 2010, he received an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from Mississippi State. He also completed the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School in 1988. Prior to joining Freeport-McMoRan in 1989, he was Partner and Managing Director in Arthur Andersen & Co. where he headed the Firm’s Worldwide Oil and Gas Industry Practice. From 1976 to 1978, he was a Professional Accounting Fellow with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Adkerson is a current member and past Chairman of the International Council on Mining and Metals. He is a member of The Business Council, the Business Roundtable and the Council on Foreign Relations and serves as Chairman of the Advisory Council of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States. He also serves on the Arizona Commerce Authority, Greater Phoenix Leadership and the Dean’s Council of 100 for the Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business. He is past Chairman and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the National WWII Museum and the Board of Visitors of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He is a member of the Mississippi State University Foundation Board of Directors and served as its President and serves on the University’s Advisory Board of the College of Business. He was named National Alumnus of the Year of Mississippi State University in 2011. He was inducted into the American Mining Hall of Fame in 2010, received The American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers Charles F. Rand Memorial Award in 2011 and was named Copper Man of the Year 2009 by The Copper Club. He was named Executive of the Year by W.P. Carey School of Business Dean’s Council at Arizona State University in 2011. He was named Best CEO in Metals and Mining by Institutional Investor magazine for eight years.

Recommended hotels / Hôtels recommandés

Please click on the link below to download a list of recommended hotels near the OECD conference centre.
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Veuillez cliquer sur le lien ci-dessous pour télécharger une liste d’Hotels recommandés près du centre de conférences de l’OCDE.
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The venue / Le centre de conférences

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The conference will be held at the OECD conference centre.

The entrance is located at:
2, rue André Pascal
75016 Paris

Transport:
Metro/RER
- Line 9, La Muette station (9 minutes by foot)
- RER C, Avenue Henri Martin (7 minutes by foot) or Boulainvilliers station (11 minutes by foot)
Buses 22, 32, 52, 63, PC1
Bus stops:
- La Muette-Boulainvilliers
- Octave feuillet
- Porte de La Muette
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La conférence aura lieu au 
centre de conférences de l’OCDE

L'entrée se situe au:
2, rue André Pascal
75016 Paris

Transport:
Metro/RER
-  Line 9, Arrêt - La Muette (9 minutes à pied)
- RER C, Arrêt - Avenue Henri Martin (7 minutes à pied) or - Boulainvilliers (11 minutes à pied)
Buses
22, 32, 52, 63, PC1
Arrêts:
- La Muette-Boulainvilliers
- Octave feuillet
- Porte de La Muette

Visas

Citizens of most countries require a visa to travel to France. All visas must be applied for prior to departure at the nearest French Embassy or French Consulate in the applicant’s country of residence. Please consult this page for more information on visa requirements.

All confirmed Secretariat-sponsored delegates should have now received links to their personalised folders online. These folders contain individual visa support letters issued by the EITI International Secretariat to support the visa application process. 

Self-sponsored delegates will also receive similar letters upon request, following the confirmation of their registrations available through this form. Please contact Josefina Herrera at paris2019@eiti.org to request your visa support letters.

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Les citoyens de la plupart des pays ont besoin d’un visa pour se rendre en France. Tous les visas doivent être demandés avant le départ auprès de l’ambassade de France ou du consulat de France le plus proche dans le pays de résidence du demandeur. Veuillez consulter cette page pour plus d’informations sur les conditions d’obtention d’un visa.

Tous les délégués confirmés parrainés par le Secrétariat devraient maintenant avoir reçu des liens vers leurs dossiers personnalisés en ligne. Ces dossiers contiennent des lettres individuelles d’appui pour l’obtention d’un visa émises par le Secrétariat international de l’ITIE pour appuyer le processus de demande de visa. 

Les délégués non parrainés recevront également des lettres similaires sur demande, après confirmation de leur inscription via ce formulaire. Veuillez contacter Josefina Herrera à l’adresse paris2019@eiti.org pour demander vos lettres d’appui à l’obtention d’un visa.

Ministère de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères

Host

Ministère de l'Économie et des Finances

Host

Présidence française du G7

Host

German Development Organisation

Government

Government of the United Kingdom

Government

Chevron

Industry

Freeport-McMoRan

Industry
National Innovation Exchange

EITI National Innovation Exchange

08:00 AM 06:00 PM

The EITI National Innovation Exchange will showcase lessons and insights from countries in EITI’s main regions.
Plenary sessions / Sessions plénières

Opening Plenary: Open data, build trust - Extractives governance in a changing world

09:30 AM 11:00 AM

This opening high-level plenary will set the scene for the conference, highlighting global trends and future directions for the EITI and the wider extractives governance agenda. It will take stock of progress with transparency and accountability, and anti-corruption efforts in extractive industries. It will also highlight how the EITI can contribute to inclusive development and to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Moderated by: Fredrik Reinfeldt, EITI Chair
Plenary sessions / Sessions plénières

Plenary session 2: From Lima to Paris - what has the EITI achieved?

11:00 AM 11:30 AM

In this session, the outgoing EITI Chair will launch the EITI 2019 Progress Report. Members from each of the constituencies on the EITI Board will discuss what has the EITI achieved since stakeholders last met in Lima in 2016 and share the stories hiding behind these achievements.

Moderated by: Fredrik Reinfeldt, EITI Chair
Plenary sessions / Sessions plénières

Plenary session 3: Disclosure by default: mainstreaming through open data

11:45 AM 01:00 PM

The 2019 EITI Standard encourages implementing countries to strengthen disclosure of data and information. It encourages government agencies to embrace open government and open data, so that citizens can access up-to-date information. Companies are also providing more detailed information in their annual reports and online. This session will explore the opportunities and challenges associated with mainstreaming EITI implementation.

Lunch / Déjeuner

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Executive Sessions / Sessions exécutives

Executive session 1: From reports to disclosures - Using EITI to strengthen government systems

02:00 PM 03:30 PM

This session will showcase efforts by EITI countries to improve regular disclosures about their natural resources, with examples of how the EITI is being used to strengthen government systems. It will discuss how EITI reporting can shift its focus to analysing important trends, exploring opportunities to further improve disclosure practices and informing public debate.
Executive Sessions / Sessions exécutives

Executive session 2: What’s in it for industry? The role of oil, gas and mining companies in contributing to accountable governance

02:00 PM 03:30 PM

This session will discuss the benefits of extractives transparency and multi-stakeholder dialogue from an industry perspective, showcase some of the industry practices that have helped contribute to improved resource governance in producing countries, and what comes next for industry leaders seeking to meet expectations from investors and civil society.
Executive Sessions / Sessions exécutives

Executive session 3: Civil society at the forefront of sustainable governance of natural resources

02:00 PM 03:30 PM

This session will discuss the central role of civil society in promoting and advancing transparency and accountability in the extractive industries, using data and participating in decision-making. It will share examples of how civil society engagement has contributed to better sector governance, and good practices of existing participation mechanisms from which the EITI can learn. Participants will discuss the challenges of shrinking civil society and how to stop or reverse the trend in governance of the extractives sector.
Executive Sessions / Sessions exécutives

Executive session 4: Disclosures that matter for citizens - social, environmental and local impacts of extractives

02:00 PM 03:30 PM

This session aims to address demands in EITI countries for information about the social and environmental impact of the extractive industries. It will look at how local governments and communities have used information and multi-stakeholder dialogue to better understand the benefits and challenges related to extractives projects that affect them and how potentially negative impacts can be mitigated.
Executive Sessions / Sessions exécutives

Executive session 5: A face to the name - How government and industry can use ownership data to strengthen anti-corruption

02:00 PM 03:30 PM

This session will share good practice examples and illustrate the ways in which beneficial ownership disclosure can benefit governments and companies.It will explore mechanisms for data verification, synergies amongst growing disclosure requirements and coordinated responses to risks. Representatives from implementing countries leading on the beneficial ownership transparency agenda will also be sharing their ambitious plans to meet the 2020 deadline.
Plenary sessions / Sessions plénières

Plenary session 4: The role of transparency in fighting corruption in the extractives sector

04:00 PM 05:30 PM

This session aims to discuss the role that the EITI plays in addressing corruption in the extractive sector, highlighting some of the significant corruption risks that the EITI is currently addressing, as well as the structural limitations. Representatives from governments, civil society and extractive companies will share their experiences with preventing corruption using transparency. Anti-corruption practitioners will share best practices on other existing corruption mitigation measures and how the EITI could learn from and contribute to these efforts.

Moderated by: Helen Clark, EITI Chair Nominee

Cocktails Reception

06:00 PM 09:00 PM

National Innovation Exchange

EITI National Innovation Exchange

08:00 AM 06:00 PM

The EITI National Innovation Exchange will showcase lessons and insights from countries in EITI’s main regions.
Plenary sessions / Sessions plénières

Plenary session 5: What is the big deal with extractives data? Transparency as a tool to mobilise domestic resources

09:30 AM 11:00 AM

This session will showcase how the EITI requirements on granular, timely and open data on contracts, ownership and payments allow all stakeholders increasingly to follow the money on individual deals. This ‘transparency triangle’ provides a basis for civil society to hold governments and companies accountable. The session will include examples of how extractives transparency can help government raise the revenues that are owed to them and to create a predictable, stable, level playing field for companies to operate in.
Executive Sessions / Sessions exécutives

Executive session 6: Open contracts 2021: Ensuring a good deal

11:30 AM 01:00 PM

The session provides a platform for governments, companies and civil society to discuss the importance of contract transparency. Stakeholders from implementing countries will discuss what’s in it for governments and industry and explore strategies on how to undertake transparency reforms and meet the new EITI Requirement.
Executive Sessions / Sessions exécutives

Executive session 7: Taxing extractives – how to make the data work for you

11:30 AM 01:00 PM

The aim of the session is to discuss how transparency can help to design fair and predictable fiscal frameworks for extractives. By bringing together experts in taxation and financial modelling, the session will dive into how data and financial modelling based on it can help inform tax policies that are effective and equitable.
Executive Sessions / Sessions exécutives

Executive session 8: What states get from the sale of their oil, gas and minerals

11:30 AM 01:00 PM

This session will explore the business case for state-owned enterprise transparency for both the enterprises themselves and their owners in government, discuss achievements to date of the targeted efforts on transparency in the sale of oil, gas sand minerals by state-owned enterprises, and consider the next steps for the EITI’s work in this area.
Executive Sessions / Sessions exécutives

Executive session 9: Pressing for progress on gender equality and diversity – what extractives transparency has got to do with it

11:30 AM 01:00 PM

This session will highlight the importance of reflecting gender and inclusion in EITI implementation, discuss the opportunities offered by changes to the EITI Standard and ensure that there is an “EITI” way of addressing gender and diversity in implementing countries.
Executive Sessions / Sessions exécutives

Executive session 10: How does the EITI achieve impact?

11:30 AM 01:00 PM

The purpose of this session is to bring together researchers and practitioners to explore how to assess the impact of EITI on natural resource governance and development outcomes.

Lunch / Déjeuner

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Plenary sessions / Sessions plénières

Plenary session 6: Showcasing leadership on the transparency agenda: EITI stakeholders’ forum

02:00 PM 04:00 PM

Leaders and stakeholders attending the conference are invited to make statements and announce commitments on extractives governance.
Plenary sessions / Sessions plénières

Closing plenary: Harnessing natural resources for inclusive development

04:00 PM 05:00 PM

The session will focus on how opening data and building trust can ensure that EITI countries harness their natural resources for inclusive development and will conclude by highlighting the wider implications for the EITI going forward.

Moderated by: Helen Clark, EITI Chair Nominee