Publication Type: 
Fact sheets
Published Date: 
December, 2020

2021 Changes to EITI Validation explainer

To better support relevant, sustainable and impactful EITI implementation, the EITI Board has introduced a new Validation model.

The new approach maintains the rigour of the Validation process while also accommodating the diverse challenges and priorities of implementing countries. It supports regular oversight of disclosures by multi-stakeholder groups. It also seeks to engage stakeholders throughout the process and ensure that intended outcomes of EITI implementation are being met.

This document outlines:

  • The new approach to assessing progress
  • How the changes will affect countries
  • Key changes between the previous and new models