This glossary is compiled by the EITI International Secretariat and is only provided as a resource.
- National Coordinator
In most countries, the National Coordinator leads EITI process on a day-to-day basis in an implementing country and heads the national EITI secretariat. The National Coordinator may be part of or chairs the multi-stakeholder group. There is, however, no strict definition of the National Coordinator in the EITI Standard, so the role can vary from country to country.
- National secretariat
The organisation responsible for carrying out the process and coordinating national efforts in implementing the EITI. Most implementing countries have national EITI secretariats with full-time staff. The national secretariats report to the multi-stakeholder group or line ministries