Azerbaijan, Baku, May 24 / Trend /
National Expo in the framework of VI Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Global Conference is held on May 23-24, 2013 in Sydney, Australia, a press release of the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) says on Friday.
Azerbaijan delegation takes part on EITI National Expo. Video and photo materials about Azerbaijan, brochures and booklets on EITI implementation in Azerbaijan, souvenirs were submitted to the conference participants.
EITI is a special multilateral and voluntary initiative, supported by a coalition of companies, governments, investors and civil society organizations and global standard for improved transparency in the oil, gas and mining sector. Azerbaijan joined EITI in 2003. Azerbaijan is the first ever country to complete validation process and is designated as EITI Compliant Country. Azerbaijan was awarded the "2009 EITI Award" for its commitment to EITI principles and criteria and achievements in EITI Implementation.