Ordinary session of the EITI-Congo National Committee

22 Sep, 2023

The Congolese Minister of Economy and Finance, Jean-Baptiste Ondaye, President of the Executive Committee of the National Committee of the Initiative for Transparency in the Extractive Industries of the Republic of Congo (CN-ITIE-Congo), opened the work of the ordinary session of this structure, held Friday September 22, 2023 in Brazzaville. In the presence of his colleague in charge of Hydrocarbons, Bruno Jean Richard Itoua, and the Permanent Secretary of the said Committee, Florent Michel Okoko.


Participants will examine, over two days (September 22 and 26, 2023), the Report on the Dakar World Conference; the implementation of the 2023-2025 Work Plan and the ad hoc Commission; the Report of the scoping study and the Consultant’s presentation; etc.

The adoption of the Work Plan as well as the Report of the scoping study will allow Congo to accelerate the implementation necessary to facilitate coherent supervision by the EITI Multi-Stakeholder Group and decision-making. regular decisions.

The Congolese government thus intends to provide corrective measures for better public management.

At the end of the work of the first day of this ordinary session, the Permanent Secretary of the Executive Committee of the CN-ITIE, Florent Michel Okoko, explained to the press that “the Committee examined, for example, the Report of the study of framing, taking into account the presence of the head of the independent firm, that is to say the Consultant, responsible for preparing this Report.

The discussions on this Report made it possible to hear both the Independent Administrator and the concerns of the members of the Committee, with a view to highlighting questions of substance and form.”

Note that Congo-Brazzaville runs the risk of suspension of the EITI process if corrective measures are not brought to the process before December 31.

As a reminder, the session of September 22 and 26, 2023 is the second of the year, after that of Thursday March 30.


The Communication Unit of the Ministry of Economy and Finance

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