This is the Eight EITI Report for Tanzania and it covers the period from 1 July 2015 to 30th June 2016.
Proposals are sought from qualified consultants to undertake an independent review of EITI Reports. The objective of the review is twofold.
First, building on the findings from the 2016 and 2017 Validations, the consultant should assess the extent to which EITI Reports prepared in accordance with the standard terms of reference for Independent Administrators ensure that stakeholders have access to comprehensive and reliable data.
The EITI International Secretariat has undertaken an assessment of routine online disclosures in the extractive sector of the Kyrgyz Republic to examine the country’s readiness to mainstream EITI implementation.In accordance with the Terms of Reference for a mainstreaming feasibility study, the assessment reviews the extent to which there is:
(1) routine disclosure of the data required by the EITI Standard in requisite detail, and(2) whether the financial data is subject to credible, independent audit, applying international standards.
While the EITI has typically focussed on the taxes and revenues paid by extractive companies to the government, a review of how EITI countries have covered local content in EITI Reports highlight the opportunities for EITI to contribute to local content transparency in the extractive sector. At least 24 EITI countries have decided to report local content information in EITI reporting. This includes descriptions of local content policies and commitments by companies, figures on local content (employment, procurement, and purchase of goods and nationality of company owners),
The role of country-level institutional factors in escaping the natural resource curse: insights from Ghana.
Empirical research shows that developing countries that are rich in natural resources tend to suffer slow economic growth and development due to various factors such as quality of institutions, governance, among others. The phenomenon of slow growth is widely known as the ‘natural resource-curse’ within the energy sector literature, and past research suggests that the membership of international non-governmental organisations and transparency are key factors in supporting economic development. However,
GUYANA EITI is procuring an Independent Administrator for its first EITI Report.
Proposals will be received until 17 April 2018 (9.00 am Guyana time). Please see attached announcement for more details.
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Description: The Board approved the Terms of Reference of the EITI Nominations Committee and the recruitment procedure for the EITI Executive Director.
Based on: Article 12, Articles of Association
The Board has reviewed a request from Colombia to start Validation 6 months earlier than scheduled. The EITI Board agrees that Colombia’s Validation starts on 1 January 2018.
Internal: Board circular 242