18 Jun MSG meeting on EITI priorities
On June 17, 2021, a meeting was organized by the MSG (EITI Multi-Stakeholder Group) with the attendance of representatives of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy, General Directorate of Taxation, General Directorate of Customs, NARN, Energy Regulatory Entity, Foreign Investors Association of Albania (FIAA), the Albanian Geological Survey as well as representatives of Business and Civil Society.
The meeting started with the presentation of the new Head of the EITI National Secretariat, Mrs. Matilda Kërçaku. In her speech, Mrs. Kërçaku praised the progress done so far and stated that ‘we are fully committed and willing to take forward the implementation of the EITI process in Albania’.
In the framework of the third International Validation process on the activity of EITI Albania, which will take place in October 2021, and as part of the MSG meeting Agenda, a Working Group composed of three interest groups was created to oversee the ongoing implementation of recommendations given by the Validation Mission and the fulfillment in line with the EITI Standard.
In this context, the meeting also focused on the approval of the List of Companies that will be included on the EITI Reports 2019-2020.