The Board agreed that Mali is eligible for an extension of its second Validation deadline.

Published Date: 
February, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI

Reference: 2019-7/BC-266

The Board agreed that Mali is eligible for an extension of its second Validation deadline, due to exceptional circumstances that led to significant delays in EITI implementation in the year 2018. Mali’s second Validation, initially scheduled to start on 28 November 2018, will now begin on 28 February 2019. The Secretariat will take into consideration, to the extent possible, all publicly available information up to 28 February 2019.

Based on: EITI Requirement 8.5 on EITI extension requests

The EITI Board acknowledged that Liberia published the 2015/16 EITI Report but didn't publish the 2017 annual progress report by the deadline of 31 December 2018.

Published Date: 
February, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI

Reference: 2019-6/BC-266

The EITI Board acknowledged that Liberia published the 2015/16 EITI Report but did not publish the 2017 annual progress report by the deadline of 31 December 2018. The EITI Board calls upon the government to address the progress with the corrective actions from Validation, including the publication of an EITI Report that meets requirement 4.8 on timely EITI reporting, and the publication of the 2017 Annual Progress Report.

Based on: EITI Requirement 8.4 annual progress report deadline.

The Board suspended Togo for missing the deadline for the 2017 annual progress report.

Published Date: 
February, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI

Reference: 2019-5/BC-266

The Board agreed that Togo is suspended effective 1 Febraury 2019 due to the failure to publish the 2017 Annual Progress Report by 31 December 2018. In accordance with the EITI Standard, the suspension will be lifted if the EITI Board is satisfied that the outstanding Annual Progress Report has been published. The suspension will remain in force until the EITI Board is satisfied that the country has met requirement 8.4. If the suspension is in effect for more than one year, the EITI Board will delist Togo.

The Board suspended Madagascar for missing the deadline for the 2017 annual progress report.

Published Date: 
February, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI

Reference: 2019-4/BC-266

Board agreed that Madagascar is suspended effective 1 February 2019 due to the failure to publish the 2017 Annual Progress Report by 31 December 2018. In accordance with the EITI Standard, the suspension will be lifted if the EITI Board is satisfied that the outstanding Annual Progress Report has been published. The suspension will remain in force until the EITI Board is satisfied that the country has met requirement 8.4. If the suspension is in effect for more than one year, the EITI Board will delist Madagascar.

The Board suspended Guatelmala for missing the deadlines for the 2016 EITI Report and the 2017 annual progress report.

Published Date: 
February, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI

Reference: 2019-3/BC-266

Board agreed that Guatemala is suspended effective 1 February 2019 due to the failure to publish the 2016 EITI Report and the 2017 Annual Progress Report by 31 December 2018. In accordance with the EITI Standard, the suspension will be lifted if the EITI Board is satisfied that the 2016 EITI Report is published within six months of the deadline (i.e. by 30 June 2019) and the outstanding Annual Progress Report is published. If the 2016 EITI Report is not published by 30 June 2019,

The Board agreed that Nigeria has made satisfactory progress overall with implementing the EITI Standard.

Published Date: 
February, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI

Reference: 2019-20/BP-42

Description: see below for the decision in full and PDF attached.

Where: 42nd Board meeting in Kyiv

Based on: Requirement 8.3 EITI Validation deadlines and consequences

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Internal: Board Paper 42-5 Public domain:Nigeria Validation 2018News item on the decision: Nigeria uses EITI to reform industry,

Changes to the Board.

Published Date: 
January, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI

Reference: 2019-1/BC-264

Geneviève Van Rossum, Special Representative for bioethics and corporate social responsibility, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France, and Sören Dengg, Head of Division, Energy, Infrastructure and Raw Materials, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany, are Board full member and alternate replacements respectively for Rosmarie Schlup and Dirk-Jan Koch (supporting countries constituency).  

Based on: Article 5, Articles of Association

Public domain: EITI Board members

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