Publisher: 
EITI
Publication Type: 
Validation
Published Date: 
November, 2017

Timor-Leste Validation 2018

Background

The first Validation of Timor-Leste commenced on 1 July 2016. On 11 January 2017, the EITI Board found that Timor-Leste had made meaningful progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard (see here). The Board established seven corrective actions related to:

  1. Industry engagement (requirement 1.2);
  2. Civil society engagement (requirement 1.3);
  3. MSG governance (requirement 1.4);
  4. Disaggregation (requirement 4.7);
  5. Data quality (requirement 4.9);
  6. Mandatory social expenditures (requirement 6.1); and
  7. Outcomes and impact of implementation (requirement 7.4).

The second Validation commenced on 11 January 2018. On 14 February 2018, the EITI Board found that Timor-Leste addressed all corrective actions and had made satisfactory progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard.

Assessment

  • Timor-Leste’s second Validation commenced on 11 January 2018.
  • The EITI International Secretariat assessed the progress made in addressing the seven corrective actions established by the EITI Board.
  • The draft assessment was sent to the Timor-Leste Multi-Stakeholder Working Group (MSWG) on 16 January 2018.

MSG Comments

  • The MSWG agreed with the draft assessment and did not provide any comments. The assessment was then finalised (here) for review by the Validation Committee.

Validation Committee Review

  • On 30 January 2018, the Validation Committee sent a recommendation to the Board: Timor-Leste Second Validation, Board Paper 39-5-H.

Board Decision

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