Towards a more gender-inclusive extractives sector
If extractives resources are to benefit all citizens, both women and men need to be included in the sector’s governance and have equal access to employment opportunities. Yet the extractive industries are disproportionately governed and operated by men, and sector-specific policies that take gender into account are relatively scarce.
Training on EITI and Responsible Mining
On May 25 to June 2, 2020, the American University of Armenia (AUA) Center for Responsible Mining conducted five online training sessions on EITI Standard and responsible mining.
Armenia continues to increase transparency beyond the requirements of the EITI standard
According to the proposed amendments approved by the Government of Armenia, starting from 2021 the publication of the non-metallic minerals extraction contracts will be mandatory, and this is an important step towards increased transparency of the natural resource management.
the Government of Armenia adopted the Government Decision "On Defining the List of Information Included in the Declaration of Beneficial Owners Subject to Publication"
At the session held on 26 March the Government of the Republic of Armenia adopted the Government Decision "On Defining the List of Information Included in the Declaration of Beneficial Owners Subject to Publication".
Training on the Mining Fiscal Regime in Armenia and EITI Requirements of Financial Flows’ Transparency held on March 6-8, 2020 in Dilijan
EITI Secretariat of Armenia with the support of German Development Cooperation via Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) organized a training on “The Mining Industry’s Fiscal Regime in Armenia and EITI Requirements of Financial Flows’ Transparency”, which took place on March 6-8, in Dilijan.
The Beneficial Ownership Declaration Form has been published
The Ministerial Order has been published, which approves the Beneficial Ownership Declaration Form and the Procedure of Filling in the Declaration.
In 2019 permits for subsoil use of 3 companies have been terminated
Acoording to the information regarding the activities related to extraction of metal minerals, published on the official website of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of the Republic of Armenia...
“Exploring Innovative Approaches for Combating Corruption” International Conference was held in Tbilisi on 29-30 November, 2019
The Armenian delegation participated in the 2-day “Exploring Innovative Approaches for Combating Corruption” International Conference in the scope of Good Governance Forum (GG Forum) organized by the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) in Tbilisi on 29-30 November, 2019.
Meeting-discussion on EITI Systematic Data Disclosure Feasibility Study of took place. Mauritania's experience was presented
The purpose of the project is to conduct an EITI Systematic Data Disclosure (mainstreaming) Feasibility Study in Armenia to evaluate the opportunities and necessary measures for EITI systematic data disclosure through routine government and ...
During the meeting in the UK discussed the beneficial owners’ disclosure activities carried out by the Government of Armenia
During the meeting parties discussed the beneficial owners’ disclosure activities carried out by the Government of Armenia, future...
Armenian EITI delegation hosted by the UK Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Department (BEIS)
During the workshop, the Armenian delegation learned from the UK BEIS Department and the Companies House about the establishment of the UK public register of...
G7 recognising the EITI’s role in promoting open data and transparency
We strongly support existing initiatives that promote our common goals, such as the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative...