2. Ensuring transparency in mining
|Commitment Start and End Date:||10.2014 - 12.2016|
|Lead implementing agency:||Prime Minister's Office|
|Person responsible from implementing agency:||Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of the Republic of Armenia /previous/|
|Title, Department:||Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of the Republic of Armenia /previous/|
Other actors involved
Other state actors involved
Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure
Civil society, private sector
Issue subject to regulation
The current situation in the mining sector does not meet the contemporary requirements presented by the state and the society, particularly, the level of accountability of mining companies and the state on expenses and revenues needs improvement.
Joining the initiative will increase the transparency in the sector, will ensure high level of accountability, as well as improve the investment environment.
Brief description of commitment
Integration and membership of the EITI initiative.
OGP challenge addressed by the commitment
Improvement of public services, More efficient management of public resources.
Relevance to OGP values
By this commitment is expecting to become a member of the EITI initiative. Creation of the regulated or dedicated unit.
9.C Significantly increase access to information and communications technology and strive to provide universal and affordable access to the Internet in least developed countries by 2020.