Author: Indrayadi TH on June 19, 2014, at 23:38:37 WP
Editor: Cunding Levi

Jakarta, 19/6 (Jubi) – Five organizations in five provinces in Indonesia, namely Papua, Riau, West Kalimantan (West Kalimantan), Southeast Sulawesi (Southeast Sulawesi) and West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) participated in the Dissemination and Workshop on Contextualization of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Report (EITI) Indonesia at the Sub-National Level in Jakarta.

The five civil society organizations, namely LPAD (Riau), Swandiri Institute (Kalbar), Lepmil (Sultra), SOMASI (NTB), and the Independent Journalist Alliance (AJI) Jayapura City (Papua), conduct analytical tests and communication strategies to transcribe reports EITI Indonesia at the Sub-National level such as Oil and Gas, Bauxite, Coal, Nickel, Copper, and Gold. But specifically in Papua, the emphasis is on the communication strategy.

National Coordinator of Publish What You Pay Indonesia, Maryati Abdullah, said that this activity aimed to present the results of research and contextualization of the EITI report, in order to obtain input and sharpen the implementation of the EITI as well as improving revenue governance in the oil and gas extractive and mining extractive sectors.

“The first EITI report came out in 2009, and the second report from the reconciliation results last week, so there has been oil and gas and minerba for the second report, the fiscal year 2010 and 2011,” said Maryati, Thursday (6/19).

EITI itself, said Maryati, a mechanism that was signed by the President through regulation number 26 of 2010, where Indonesia is the executor of the transparency of oil and gas sector revenue and mining which is chaired by the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and also there are related agencies.

“Like the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, SKK Migas, Finance and includes civil society and company associations. Where the function of the EITI team is to open payment data of all state revenues and also to reconcile data of revenue conducted by the government, “said Maryati.

In the same place, one of the workshop participants from the Jayapura City AJI team, Cunding Levi appreciated the EITI report which was followed up by five provinces, including Papua. “Our task is AJI Jayapura City, to develop and implement a communication strategy. So far, we have tried our best, although there are few obstacles in the activation process, “he said. (Jubi / Indrayadi TH)