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Validation

Ghana Validation 2020

February 2020

On 1 December 2020, Ghana was found to have made meaningful progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard. See Board Decision 2020-85/BC-300.

Timeline of Validation and related materials

  • 27 February 2020: Validation commenced
  • 3 - 5 June 2020: Stakeholder consultations
  • 6 August 2020: Draft assessment shared with the MSG for comments
  • 14 October: Assessment finalised and shared with the MSG

Secretariat assessment & comments

  • 6 August 2020 - Draft Secretariat assessment [English]
  • 10 September 2020 - Comments from the MSG  [English]
  • 14 October - Final Secretariat assessment [English]

Validation Committee and Board review

  • 24 November 2020 - VC Recommendation to the Board, Board Circular 299
  • 1 December 2020 - Board Decision 2020-GH/BC-300, scorecard and corrective actions [English]

Background

This is a third Validation. On 1 December 2020, the EITI Board found that Ghana had made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI Standard (see Board decision). The Board established that progress in addressing six corrective actions would be assessed in a fourth Validation commencing 1 June 2022