Exchange Experience within implementing country



The President of Philippines invited the Government of Timor-Leste through Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals Resources to share Timor-Leste experience in implementing the EITI principles and criteria from the beginning admitted as candidate up to the reach compliant country in Timor-Leste. The delegations from Timor-Leste consist of :

  1. Alfredo Pires, Minister for Petroleum and Mineral Resources.
  2. Elda Guterres da Silva, National Coordinator TL-EITI
  3. Mericio Akara, Director of Luta Hamutuk

During these two days Workshop Presentation were giving by following:

  • EITI-Global Experience & Evolution of the Standard, Wouter Biesterbos, EITI International Secretariat (Download) 
  • The Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) Philip Chan, World Bank (Download)
  • EITI Innovation, Erica, Manila (Download)
  • The role of Civil Society in the EITI process, Challenges and Benefit, Mericio Akara, Director of Luta Hamutuk (Download)
  • EITI in Mongolia 2006-2013 Reality and Prospect (Download)
  • Draft Work Plan 2012-2014 Francis Y. Capistrano DBM-Reforms and Innovations Unit (Download)
  • Elisea "Bebet" G. Gozun Focal Official for EITI – Philippines (Download)
  • Timor-Leste EITI Journey, H.E Alfredo Pires Minister of Petroleum and Minerals Resources (Download)

At that time Timor-Leste is taking part in all process such as in the way that theGovernment of Phillipines finalize their work plan & ToR and form their MSG consist of 5 members representatives from Government, Civil Society and Company included 5 Members an alternate.

It was informed that the Philippines planed on submitting its application to the EITI International Secretariat and Board to be recognizing as EITI candidate country by the end of February 2013.

Over 170 delegates attended the full two days including many cabinet Secretaries, Governments, civil Society CEO Companies, Local Government representatives as well as members of International community.

Last but not least Timor-Leste is strongly committee to support countries that intend to implement the EITI by undertake outreach to several country (Solomon Island, PNG, Sao Tome e Principe, and Philippines)



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Address: Farol, Dili, Timor-Leste
Telp: +670 3331231
E-mail: [email protected]

Elda Guterres da Silva
National Coordinator
[email protected]
+ 670 77290141
Trifonio Flor Sarmento
Outreach Officer
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+ 670 77328851

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