Publication Type: 
Validation
Published Date: 
May, 2019

Ukraine Validation 2020

On 29 June 2018, Ukraine was found to have made meaningful progress overall in implementing the EITI Standard. See Board decision on the first Validation here.

In the second Validation, the EITI International Secretariat assessed the progress made in addressing the eight corrective actions established by the EITI Board following the first Validation. See more under background below.

Timeline of Validation and related materials

  • 30 June 2020: Validation commenced
  • September 2020: Stakeholder consultations

Secretariat assessment & comments

  • 5 January 2021 - Draft Secretariat assessment [English] [Ukrainian] shared for Ukraine EITI comments with a deadline for 25 January 2021
  • 11 January 2021: Extension requested for deadline for Ukraine EITI comments, deadline extended until 23 February 2021
  • 22 February 2021 - Comments received from the MSG  [English / Ukrainian]
  • 23 February 2021 - Comments received from the MSG 2 - Requirement 4.1 [English] [Ukrainian]
  • 8 March 2021 - Final Secretariat assessment [English] [Ukrainian]

Validation Committee and Board review

  • 10 March 2021 - Validation Committee review, VC Paper 38-3 
  • 24 March 2021 - VC Recommendation to the Board, Board Circular 305
  • 31 March 2021 - Board decision 2021-22/BC-305, scorecard and corrective actions [English]

Background

This is a second Validation. The first Validation of Ukraine commenced on 1 July 2017.  On 29 June 2018 the EITI Board found that Ukraine had made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI Standard (see Board decision 2018-37/BM-40). The Board established that progress in addressing eight corrective actions would be assessed in a second Validation. The corrective actions relate to:

  1. State participation (#2.6)
  2. Production data (#3.2)
  3. Comprehensiveness (#4.1)
  4. Transportation revenues (#4.4)
  5. SOE transactions (#4.5)
  6. Data quality (#4.9)
  7. SOE quasi-fiscal expenditures (#6.2)
  8. Economic contribution (#6.3)