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EITI glossary

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