Glossary

Published Date: 
July, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI

Glossary of terms and translation glossary.

The EITI & Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

Published Date: 
October, 2007
Publisher: 
EITI

This report summarises observations made in the North Kivu province of the DRC, with respect to a possible implementation of the EITI in employment-intensive artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM).

Nicholas Garrett, Global Agency, 2007

EITI Impact in Africa

Published Date: 
December, 2010
Publisher: 
EITI

This report presents examples from stakeholders on the ground in Africa, which illustrate how the EITI process has generated positive changes in the extractive sectors.

These changes have been relating to trust building, governance, economic management, civil society engagement and improved business environment. The EITI has been growing strongly over the last two years and there are now 32 countries implementing the EITI around the world. Of these 32 countries, 20 are in Sub Saharan Africa,

Case Study: Nigeria EITI - Making transparency count, uncovering billions

Published Date: 
May, 2012
Publisher: 
EITI

Nigeria is among the top 10 oil producers in the world and the leading producer in Africa. Meanwhile, valuable lodes of aluminum, gold, tin, iron ore, coal, niobium, lead, and zinc mean Nigeria is benefitting handsomely from the global commodities boom. But, accountability has been weak for decades and public services are weaker still. Over half of all Nigerians – 70 million people – live in poverty.

EITI International Secretariat 2011 Report

Published Date: 
December, 2011
Publisher: 
EITI

This report provides an account of the EITI International Secretariat’s activities in 2011. It reflects the 2011 workplan agreed by the Board at its meeting in Dar es Salaam in October 2010.

The EITI highlights of 2011 include:

Eight countries completed the Validation process bringing the total number of validated countries to 25. Eight candidate countries that had been deemed “close to Compliant” in 2010 underwent an EITI Secretariat Review to assess its progress.Six countries became EITI Compliant (Kyrgyz Republic, Mali, Mongolia, Niger, Norway and Yemen).

Extracting Data - Overview of the EITI Reports published 2005-2011

Published Date: 
November, 2011
Publisher: 
EITI

All countries implementing the EITI standard publish EITI Reports that disclose how much revenue governments actually receive from the extraction of natural resources. In the EITI Report, companies disclose what they have paid in taxes and royalties, and the government discloses what it has received. These two sets of figures are compiled and reconciled by an independent reconciler, chosen by the EITI multistakeholder group in each EITI implementing country. With EITI Reports, citizens can see how much their government is being paid for the natural resources in their country,

Endorsements

Published Date: 
September, 2011
Publisher: 
EITI

This document highlights some of the endorsements the EITI has won from countries, companies and organisations.

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