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Seychelles Validation 2020

Assessment of progress on meeting the EITI Standard

EITI International Secretariat

On 11 September 2020, Seychelles was found to have made meaningful progress with considerable improvements in implementing the 2019 EITI Standard.

Timeline of Validation and related materials

  • 1 April 2020: Validation commenced

Secretariat assessment & comments

  • 10 June 2020 - Draft Secretariat assessment 
  • 17 July 2020 - Comments from the MSG 
  • DATE - Final Secretariat assessment

Validation Committee and Board review

  • 4 September 2020 - VC Recommendation to the Board, Board Circular 295
  • 11 September 2020 -  Board decision 2020-67/BC-295, scorecard and corrective actions [English | French]


This is a second Validation. On 1 October 2018, the EITI Board found that Seychelles had made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI Standard (see Board decision 2018-49/BC-257). The Board established that progress in addressing 8 corrective actions would be assessed in a second Validation commencing 1 April 2020.