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Improvement of Transparency and Accountability in the Mining Sector and Promotion of EITI

Organization: AUA Center for Responsible Mining
Description: The overall objective of the project is to build the capacity of EITI Armenia MSG, CSOs, CYCs and local groups and activists to engage on EITI process, improve their awareness about the EITI principles and standards and general issues connected with ensuring transparency in the mining sector, such as EITI requirements, budget analysis and monitoring, mining industry operations, revenue management laws, contracts, and taxation, etc. The project will aim to boost the capacity of the most active and promising civil society leaders in Armenia to actively participate in EITI processes.
Results: Expected results include more informed MSG, CSOs, and youth centres on the EITI principles, criteria and implementation and promotion process; developed understanding among CSOs of the essential elements of mining industry and the related fiscal and contracting arrangements for mining, international best practices on licensing, and revenue management laws; strengthened capacity of CSOs to communicate with the broader population about the EITI and its implementation in the country; improved coordination among CSOs to play a more effective role as stakeholders in the EITI implementation processes; strengthened coordination among CSOs at the regional / global level. The project may also help to create coordination channels between CSOs and national and local stakeholders and among CSOs at the regional/ global level. Training materials generated by the project will continue to be available on the CRM website for use by stakeholders of the EITI socialization process in Armenia.
Implementation period: 01.07.2018 - 31.10.2019
Budget: 29,111, 628.00 ՀՀ դրամ
Donor(s): USAID supported "Promotion of transparent and accountable governance in the mining sector in Armenia" within the framework of "Engaged Citizenry for Responsible Governance" project implemented by Transparency International Anticorruption Center
Beneficiares: Direct: EITI MSG members, EITI MSG CSO groups, interested CSOs, most active local groups and activists, and CYCs Indirect: public at large, especially mining regions population, national policy stakeholders, and civil society organizations at large