Meeting regarding EITI report 2015

Meeting regarding EITI report 2015

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Secretariat organized during August 2016 a series of meetings in areas where extractive industry operates, with the groups of interest as: representatives of companies operating in the extractive industry, local government representatives, civil society operating in the areas of Extracting industry, regarding the EITI Report 2015, reporting data from companies under EITI requirements. Meetings were held in the cities of Pogradec, Korce, Rrëshen, Pukë, Elbasan, Librazhd, Kukës, Has, Tropojë, Urë Vajgurore, Berat, Skrapar, Patos, Fier, Vlorë, Selenicë. In Bulqiza and Fier city, were held two informational seminars for groups of interest, as two areas where operates the largest number of companies in the sector, respectively mining industry in Bulqiza and oil industry in Patos Marinza.

In these meetings there was talked about:

  1. Information required in the EITI Report 2015, on how completing the forms and ways of providing the information to be reported.
  2. Providing information regarding EITI and the Standard under which companies operating in the extractive industry areas, must report.
  3. It was discussed with the local authorities regarding the payments that companies commit to local investment community acquired royalty, etc.
  4. Meetings with civil society operating in these areas to enable assessment of the situation, needs, problems that citizens present regarding the employment in the extractive industry, the investment community, etc.

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