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Helen Clark appointed EITI Board Chair

 Jul 1, 2019 11:00 AM

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Members’ Meeting confirmed the appointment of Rt Hon. Helen Clark as the Chair of the EITI.

Incoming Chair, Rt Hon. Helen Clark, expressed her appreciation of the work of previous leaders of the EITI and commented: "At EITI, I will be working with more than 50 countries globally to improve transparency, accountability, and governance, and to raise the bar for extractives governance. I am grateful for the role Fredrik and the outgoing Board have played in forging consensus on the revised 2019 EITI Standard, and I look forward to taking this important work forward."‚Äč



GLF continues discussions with Armenian President

 Jul 1, 2019 10:00 AM

Following the visit by a GLF team to Armenia in May 2019 at the invitation of President Armen Sarkissian, a further meeting was held with the President in Geneva on 27 June. Once again, the GLF team consisted of Micheline Calmy-Rey (team leader), Thomas Pickering and Hervé Ladsous, supported by Projects Director Amitav Banerji.

The discussions in Geneva built upon the earlier consultations in Yerevan, enabling a more informed exchange on certain policy issues to which the Armenian Government attaches priority.







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