The International Secretariat has prepared a PowerPoint presentation to help communicate the changes of the 2016 to the 2019 EITI Standard.
This EITI Report covers Guyana's extractive sector for the year 2017.
Madagascar EITI published a report covering activities carried out in 2017 and 2018 and assessing the impact of EITI implementation. The report is also available on the Madagascar EITI website (here
This is the Timor-Leste EITI 2019 work plan (in accordance with Requirement 1.5).
The EITI Board had suspended Guatemala on 1 February 2019 for failing to publish its Annual Progress Report and 2016 EITI Report by 31 December 2018. The Board agreed that “the suspension will remain in force until the EITI Board is satisfied that the country has met requirement 8.4”.
Board agreed to extend CowaterSogema International as the Independent Validator for the 2019 Validations.
The Board agreed to extend the contract of CowaterSogema International as the Independent Validator for the 2019 Validations. This recommendation is based on the small number of first Validations scheduled for 2019 and the Independent Validator’s satisfactory performance with regards to the 2018 Validations. The appointment is subject to successful contract negotiations.
Although Tanzania is not facing exceptional circumstances to be eligible for an extension of its second Validation deadline under Requirement 8.5 of the EITI Standard, the Board agrees that Tanzania’s second Validation will commence on 1 July 2019. Tanzania’s second Validation was scheduled to begin on 25 April 2019. In taking this decision, the Board considered the progress made towards meeting the deadline and alignment between Validation and deadlines for EITI reporting.
The Board agreed that Liberia is ineligible for an extension of Validation under Requirement 8.5 of the EITI Standard.
Noting concerns regarding EITI implementation and adherence to the EITI’s requirements on multi-stakeholder group oversight, in accordance with requirement 8.6, the Board has tasked the International Secretariat with undertaking a review of Liberia’s adherence to requirements 1.1 – 1.5 on government engagement, company engagement, civil society engagement, multi-stakeholder group oversight and EITI work plans.
On 15 April 2019, the Board reached the following decision:
The EITI Board accepts Iraq multi-stakeholder group’s request for adapted implementation with respect to the Kurdistan Region. The request is granted for the reporting period 2016-2018. Thereafter, the Iraq multi-stakeholder group should review progress and consider whether a further request is necessary.
Description: The Board approved the amendments to the EITI Articles of Association. The draft Articles of Association will be presented to the Members' Meeting on 17 June 2019 in Paris, which will decide on the adoption of the changes.
Based on: Article 12, EITI Articles of Association
Internal: Board circular 271Public: See attached below (with tracked changes and without)