The EITI Rules 2011 will be replaced by The EITI Standard at the EITI Global Conference in Sydney 22-23 May 2013.
Transitional arrangements for current implementing countries will be agreed. New implementing countries should refer to The EITI Standard
The EITI Rules 2011 includes the EITI Principles, Criteria, the EITI Requirements, the EITI Articles of Association, the EITI Validation Guide and Policy Notes issued by the EITI Secretariat, conveying decisions taken by the EITI Board.
On 16 February 2011, the EITI Board agreed a new edition of the EITI Rules. The changes in the EITI Rules - 2011 edition are the results of an extensive consultation process, and based on detailed feedback received from many EITI stakeholders. The EITI Rules - 2011 editionis being translated into several languages. An overview of the changes to the EITI Rules - 2011 edition is available.
The Board has agreed the transitional arrangements to the 2011 edition of the EITI Rules. The previous edition of the rules may be in use in some cases, and is available here: