The Board agreed a revised Validation schedule.

24.12.2020
Decision 2020-92/BC-300
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Board decision in full

The Board agreed to modify the Validation schedule as follows:

Validation commencement date

Country

1 April 2021

Philippines
United Kingdom
Zambia

1 July 2021

Guinea
Guyana
Liberia
Malawi
Senegal
Timor Leste

1 October 2021

Albania
Chad
Mali
Mexico
Papua New Guinea
Peru
Sierra Leone

1 January 2022

Argentina
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ethiopia
Kazakhstan
Mongolia

1 April 2022

Côte d'Ivoire
Guatemala
Tajikistan
Tanzania

1 July 2022

Iraq
Mozambique
Republic of the Congo
São Tomé and Príncipe
Trinidad and Tobago

1 October 2022

Colombia
Kyrgyz Republic
Myanmar
Niger
Nigeria
Norway

1 January 2023

Afghanistan
Burkina Faso
Ghana
Honduras
Madagascar
Seychelles

1 April 2023

Germany
Dominican Republic
Indonesia
Uganda

1 July 2023

Armenia
Ecuador
Mauritania
Togo

1 October 2023

Central African Republic

Unallocated due to ongoing Validation

Cameroon
Ukraine
Suriname

Unallocated due to pending Validation extension request

Netherlands

In accordance with the EITI Standard (Section 4, Articles 6 and 7), implementing countries may apply for an extension to their Validation deadline or to request early Validation. The Board will consider such requests on a case-by-case basis. The tests applied when assessing extension requests are outlined in Article 7. These include MSG approval, submission of the request ahead of the commencement of Validation, and evidence of exceptional circumstances. 

Keywords: Validation