Jakarta, 20/6 (Jubi) – Five local civil organizations from Papua (AJI Kota Jayapura), Riau (LPAD), West Kalimantan (Swandiri Insitute), South East Sulawesi (Lepmil) and Nusa Tenggara Barat (SOMASI) attended the Dissemination Seminar and Workshop on the Report Contextualization of Extractive Industries Initiative (EIT) Indonesia at Sub-National Level in Jakarta.
The workshop was aimed to conduct the analysis test and communication strategy in relation to contextualize the EITI Indonesia report at Sub-National Level including the reports of oil and gas, bauxite, coal, nickel, copper and gold. Especially Papua, the issues was emphasized on the communication strategy.
The Coordinator of National Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Indonesia, Maryati Abdullah in the workshop said the workshop was aimed to disseminate the result of research and contextualization of EITI report in order obtaining input and improving the implementation executed by EITI as well as revising the revenue governance in extractive oil and gas and mining sectors.
“The first EITI report has been published in 2009, and the second report which was the reconsolidation of the last week result is consisting the report on oil, gas and mining for period of 2010 and 2011,” Abdullah said on Thursday (19/6).
She further said referred to the Regulation N0 26/2010 issued by the President of Indonesia to leading the revenue transparency, the role of EITI is to expose the information of State’s payments and revenues, and also to reconsolidate all those information.
At the same place, a workshop participant from AJI Kota Jayapura, Cunding Levi appreciated the EITI report.
“The task of AJI Kota Jayapura si to build and implement the communication strategy. So far we have seek the maximum, although there was small problem in the process,” she added. (Jubi/Indrayadi TH/rom)