OUTREACH PROGRAM HELD IN HERAT FOR CSOS

Afghanistan’s Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (AEITI) secretariat conducted two-days outreach program for CSOs in Herat province funded by GIZ on 15th and 16th January 2020. In the mentioned two-days outreach program the participants were briefed about various significant issues such as the EITI standards and its requirements, Afghanistan’s progress in implementing the EITI standards, annual reports, AEITI infographics, transparency portal, social monitoring of mines, environmental impacts and ways to prevent from. At the end of the outreach program, working groups from the civil society organizations and relevant government agencies were set up to address problems in the extractive sector, and members of the groups presented their suggestions for improvement in the extractive sector of Afghanistan.