MSG and National EITI Secretariat Meeting concerning the Action Plan for the Optimization of Corrective Actions emerged from the International Validation Process

MSG and National EITI Secretariat Meeting concerning the Action Plan for the Optimization of Corrective Actions emerged from the International Validation Process

Based on Corrective Action emerged from the International Validation Process and where the International EITI Board came to a decision on February 2018 by concluded that Albania has made “Significant Progress” in the implementation of the EITI Standard, on May 15, 2018 the Multi Stakeholders Group and the National EITI Secretariat held a meeting in the premises of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy focusing on a discussion session about Corrective Actions.At the conclusion of the Validation process, the International EITI Board featured a Corrective Actions matrix, which should be processed aiming to increase the quality of International EITI Standard implementation in Albania.Within these optimizing measures, the MSG and the National EITI Secretariat discussed in details and agreed on the Action Plan officially filed by Civil Society.At the meeting were discussed and agreed on the procedures to be followed for the selection and performance appraisal of the Albanian MSG members as well as to make public the MSG representatives selection procedures. In the context of the current developments, as well as the tasks left out by the Validation Process, an important point of agenda was the discussion on improving the MSG Operation Format, the reconfiguration of members from this working group and the inclusion of Albpetrol as a member with full rights in MSG, taking into account the important weight that Albeptrol has in reporting of the Hydrocarbon sector according to EITI Standard.The procedures of the Commodity Trading Pilot Project that are being prepared by Deloitte Audit Albania  as a contractor with the collaboration of Albpetrol Sh.a. and by the administrative support of the National EITI Secretariat was introduced by the side of National Secretariat staff.