Capacity Building for EITI for Civil Society Organizations in Yemen

Despite being designated Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) “compliant,” Yemen has been slow to implement the initiative due to a lack of consensus among its stakeholder committee. One hurdle is that the few civil society representatives on Yemen’s EITI committee are not connected to the wider community of EITI civil society representatives.

With support from the World Bank Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Improving Civil Society Engagement in EITI Implementation, through Revenue Watch, the Yemeni Transparency Coalition for Extractive Industries Watch (TCEIW) is organizing training workshops for representatives of its member organizations so they can acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for effective participation in the EITI process alongside government officials and oil company representatives. The coalition is also organizing regional training seminars to familiarize community groups, government officials and private sector representatives in hydrocarbon producing regions with the EITI and to facilitate discussion on the benefits of EITI implementation.

TCEIW is an independent coalition that works to ensure good governance of Yemen’s oil industry through monitoring its activities and disseminating information.

Related Grants

Title Year Amount
Capacity Building for EITI for Civil Society Organizations in Yemen 2011 $57,000