Publication Type: 
Validation
Published Date: 
June, 2018

Sierra Leone Validation 2018

On 17 June 2019, Sierra Leone was found to have made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI Standard. See Board decision 2019-46/BM-43

Timeline of Validation and related materials

  • June 2018: Validation extension request sent from Sierra Leone EITI
  • 1 July 2018: First Validation commencement date
  • 4 September 2018: The EITI Board agreed that Sierra Leone is ineligible for an extension of the commencement of Validation, Board Decision 2018-48
  • 4 September 2018: Validation commenced
  • 5-9 November 2018: Country visit

Initial data collection and stakeholder consultations

  • 15 February 2019 - Report on Initial data collection and stakeholder consultation [English]

Validation Report & comments

  • 6 March 2019 - Draft Validation Report [English
  • 4 April 2019 - Comments from the MSG [English]
    • Sierra Rutile / Iluka Resources Response to SLEITI Validation [English]
      • SRL’s version of Initial assessment with suggested tracked changes [English]
      • SRL First Amendment Agreement [English]
      • SRL Second Amendment Agreement [English]
      • SRL Share Purchase Agreement [English]
      • SRL GoSL / SRL Deed [English]
      • SRL Irrevocation direction [English]
      • SRL Govt Letter Regarding Loan Agreement [English]
  • 16 April 2019 - Validator's response to SLEITI MSG [English]
  • 17 April 2019 - Final Validation Report [English] [French]

Validation Committee

  • 23 May 2019 - The Validation Committee discusses VC Paper 79-2 [English] [French] on the Validation of Sierra Leone. 
  • 29 May 2019 - The Validation Committee discusses VC Paper 80-2 [English] [French] on the Validation of Sierra Leone. 
  • 17 June 2019 - Board Paper 43-6 Report from the Validation Committee [43rd Board meeting]