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SITEI 2019

Date
21 - 22, November 2019
Panel Sessions
8 interactive sessions
Location
Lagos, Nigeria
Speakers
8 Professional Speakers

Welcome

 About SITEI

The Sustainability in the Extractive Industries (SITEI) Conference is an annual workshop organised by CSR-in-Action in partnership with key stakeholders in the industry, including Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (FMMSD), Ministry of Environment, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), etc.

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SITEI 2019

The SITEI 2019 Roundtable themed “Community Engagement: A Panacea for Peace in Extractive Operations and the Nation” will be packed with several insightful sessions led by heads of government, business, CSOs, communities leaders, traditional rulers, international policy makers and other private sector stakeholders, who will be discussing topical, strategic, technical and social issues in the sector.

The Roundtable will be a closer-knit meeting of primary stakeholders to facilitate a focused dialogue that aims to create awareness on the nexus between community engagement and peace building, enhance stakeholder capacities for better engagement practices within Nigeria’s extractive sector, inspire stakeholders to act with fairness, transparency and accountability, enhance stakeholder understanding of the newly adopted premier community engagement tool for the nation – the Community Engagement Standard.

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SITEI over the years

SITEI over the years

The Community Engagement Standards

Extractive companies face rising expectations to do more than simply mitigate negative impacts, they are expected to be sources of economic opportunity and to be reliable and trustworthy partners and neighbours. Extractive companies are expected to deliver lasting social and economic benefits to the areas where they have their footprints.

The tool for delivering these tangible and sustainable benefits to communities is the Community Engagement Standards (CES). Sections and provisions of the CES may be translated into a Community Development Agreement (CDA). Over the years, companies have engaged communities and sundry stakeholders, unfortunately with less than inspiring results. This CES is aimed at filling some of the identified gaps in earlier ones. 

At SITEI 2019, there will be focused discussions around adopting the CES and understanding how it aligns with existing business activities. 

TESTIMONIALS 

”For the extractive industries, your contributions are especially critical to ending poverty, addressing climate change and promoting peace, justice and strong institutions. I am pleased to see such growing interests among business leaders in supporting transparency and combatting corruption.”

Amina J. Muhammed, Deputy Secretary General, United Nations

Amina J. Muhammed, Deputy Secretary General, United Nations

”The conference has been interesting and there has also been a lot of collaboration efforts. I have been here since yesterday and I have been able to learn a lot of new things especially about the oil industry in Nigeria. Organisational Expectations: Our expectations have been met. It has given us the platform for networking. There are a lot of organisations here. You guys are really doing wonderful things because this is the only platform that brings everyone together within the extractive industry. It is good, and it is something that should continue.”

Temitope Oguntokun, Head Sustainability, Lafarge Africa Plc

Temitope Oguntokun, Temitope Oguntokun, Head Sustainability, Lafarge Africa Plc

”It is a very well organised conference and it is hitting on a lot of the important issues; trying to address issues before they arise and that is something we at AMDC are very much promoting”

John Sloan, Economist, African Minerals Development Centre

John Sloan, Economist, African Minerals Development Centre

”I feel it is a very good conference and these are the issues we need to discuss in this country especially to move this country to where we actually want it to be. The convener and partners should keep up the good work. I like the industries they are focusing on and I believe they can channel this event to other ministries and industries.”

Adeyemo Ifeoluwa, Media Representative

Adeyemo Ifeoluwa, Media Representative

”I was here last year, and I was convinced to come again because many of my expectations were fulfilled. I decided to come again this year to come and learn because the Conference is very relevant to the Nigerian economy.”

David Afolayan, David Afolayan, Researcher

Steering committee

Waziri Adio
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, NEITI (Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative)
Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan
PERMANENT SECRETARY, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES
Dr. Muazu Abdulkadir
PERMANENT SECRETARY, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF MINES AND STEEL DEVELOPMENT
Dr. Shehu Mahmud Usman Ahmed
PERMANENT SECRETARY, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT
Faith Nwadishi
Board Member at EITI (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative)
Chief Bariza Dooh
High Chief, Goi Community, Gokana LGA, Rivers State (Traditional Ruler)
Otunba Babatunde Alatise
Chairman, Mining And Solid Minerals Group (Lagos)

SITEI Endorsements

NNPC-Endorsement
FMMSD-Endorsement

Register / want to attend the #SITEI2019 conference?

The 8th Sustainability in the Extractive Industries conference will witness the convergence of over 5000 delegates from within & outside the extractive sector. Do you desire to interact with industry leaders in these sectors? Then you must attend the SITEI 2019 conference.

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SITEI in pictures

Delegates at the 7th SITEI conference
More delegates the 7th SITEI conference
Waziri Adio delivering his speech at the 7th SITEI conference
Bekeme Masade, Convener SITEI presenting an award to Waziri Adio
Bekeme Masade-Olowola delivering the opening speech at SITEI 2018
Delegates at the SITEI 2018 conference

Event Location

The 8th SITEI Roundtable:

Radisson Blu Hotel, V.I. Lagos

sitei2019@sitei.org 

About SITEI

The Sustainability in the Extractive Industries (SITEI) Conference is an annual workshop, established and organised by CSR-in-Action. Annually, the conference is organised in partnership with key stakeholders in the industries, some of which include, The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (FMMSD), and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

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