The Implementation Committee recommends that the EITI Board adopts a revised EITI Open data policy (see Annex 1). The Board-approved EITI Open data policy is part of the EITI Standard and has been an important reference for implementing countries in their open data efforts. The revised policy reflects various developments in the open data field and the Board’s encouragement of systematic disclosure by companies and government. It also addresses stakeholder feedback and challenges encountered in implementing countries as documented in Validation.
At the Kyiv Board meeting, the EITI Board agreed proposed amendments to the Articles of Association. The EITI Board proposes these revisions to the EITI Articles of Association for approval by the EITI Member’s Meeting on 17 June 2019. Proposed new wording in each article is marked in red.
The Ministry of Planning and Finance now invites a competent consultant firm for Myanmar EITI’s Independent Administrator to produce the fifth MEITI report for the fiscal years 2017-18 for the Oil Gas, Pearl, Mining, Jade and Gems Sectors and 2016-17 and 2017-2018 for the Forestry Sector.
The consulting services (“the Services”) include but are not limited to the following;
1. Scoping study which will assess EITI data related to the oil & gas industry, mineral industry, gems and jade, forestry sectors. Data should include sector context, production and exports,
The EITI Board adopted a revised Summary data template, to be required for EITI reporting on, or after, 1 July 2019.
The Board-approved summary data template is the EITI’s tool for collecting and publishing structured extractive sector data. The revised template draws on experience gained since the introduction of the summary data template in 2015 and on stakeholder consultations conducted in late 2018 and early 2019.
Visual information regarding the country spaces at National Innovation Exchange, which is where countries highlight their progress and innovations of EITI implementation.
This is the 2017 Annual Progress Report (in accordance with Requirements 7.4 and 8.4) for Guatemala.
The EITI Board suspended Togo on 1 February 2019 for missing the deadline for the 2017 annual progress report. The Board agreed that “the suspension will be lifted if the EITI Board is satisfied that Togo has published its 2017 annual progress report." The Secretariat can confirm that Togo published this report (available here) on 22 February 2019. Thus, the condition for lifting its suspension has been met.
Based on: EITI Requirement 8.6 on suspension
Related to the 2019 Global Conference
This EITI Report covers Myanmar's extractive sector in 2016 and 2017. It was published in March 2019.