Beyond Governments

Published Date: 
June, 2015
Greenleaf Publishing

Making Collective Governance Work – Lessons from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.

A New Accountability Agenda: Human Rights and the EITI

Published Date: 
July, 2013
Human Rights Watch (HRW)

This Human Rights Watch report argues for incorporating human rights requirements more fully into the EITI Standard. It contends that fundamental freedoms need to be respected for the EITI to achieve its ultimate goal of strengthening governance in oil, gas and mining sectors. The report includes case studies from five countries [Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Myanmar, Ethiopia and Equatorial Guinea] and warns that in repressive environments, transparency can be little more than an empty gesture and even be counter-productive.

Logros y opciones estratégicas: Evaluación de la Iniciativa para la Transparencia de las Industrias Extractivas

Published Date: 
April, 2011

Este es el informe final de la evaluación del EITI que fue comisionado por el Consejo EITI y llevado a cabo desde octubre 2010 a mayo 2011 por Scanteam. Scanteam fue electo a llevar a cabo la evaluación a través del  proceso de licitación

El propósito y objetivo general de la evaluación es documentar, analizar y asesorar la relevancia y efectividad del EITI, donde los objetivos del EITI son fortalecer la transparencia de los ingresos de recursos naturales reconociendo que esto “puede reducir corrupción,

Cover thumbnail_Empowerinng communities to participate in the oversight of the extractive sector

Cómo empoderar a las comunidades de países implementadores del EITI para que participen en la supervisión del sector extractivo

Published Date: 
October, 2020

Con el apoyo de la Fundación Ford, el Secretariado Internacional del EITI ha investigado oportunidades para fortalecer los esfuerzos de comunicación y difusión a fin de profundizar y ampliar la participación de la sociedad civil local en la gobernanza de los recursos naturales a través del EITI en tres países piloto: Colombia, Ghana e Indonesia.

Varios consultores independientes realizaron tres estudios de alcance en Buriticá (Colombia), Obuasi (Ghana), y Samarinda y Palu (Indonesia), zonas que albergan actividades mineras y se ven afectadas por ellas.

front page of report of impact assessment of EITI

Results measurement and impact assessment in EITI: a review of best and current practice

Published Date: 
May, 2020
Christopher Wilson

As a prominent multi-stakeholder transparency initiative, the EITI has to take into account the diversity of implementing country circumstances and the divergent (and sometimes conflicting) expectations of different stakeholders. The unique nature of the initiative presents an opportunity to take a leadership role in establishing and communicating good practice in measuring results and impact.

Introduction and first page of World Bank Group Governance note

EITI as an instrument of fiscal transparency and accountability: A case study of two FCV countries

Published Date: 
October, 2019
The World Bank

"Transparency and accountability in sector governance are basic and essential requirements to leverage the extractives (oil, gas, and mining) sector as an engine of economic growth in fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV) affected settings. Enabling them involves two vital steps. Transparency requires obtaining or publishing relevant and actionable data about sector governance. Accountability involves having the data to support responsible, efficient, and informed sector governance.

Bridging the gap: Recommendations on the transition to systematic transparency of extractives data

Published Date: 
January, 2020
EITI Secretariat

[English] [French]

This expert report, authored by independent consultant Anwar Ravat, was originally commissioned to review the data assurance procedures used in EITI implementing countries and their cost, and to determine whether the use of Independent Administrators (AIs) safeguards the reporting of comprehensive and reliable data.

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Has the EITI been successful?

Published Date: 
December, 2017
Chr. Michelsen Institute

Many efforts have been devoted to improving resource governance through the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. A review of 50 evaluations concludes that the EITI has succeeded in diffusingthe norm of transparency, establishing the EITI standard, and institutionalizing transparency practices. 

ByPäivi Lujala,Siri Aas Rustad and Philippe Le Billon 

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NGOs as innovators in extractive industry governance. Insights from the EITI process in Colombia and Peru

Published Date: 
December, 2019
Elsevier: The Extractive Industries and Society

This paper explores NGO participation within the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), a multi-stakeholder governance arrangement focused on generating greater transparency in the governance of extractive industries, and in particular in fiscal arrangements around mining, oil and gas operations. Using the cases of Peru and Colombia, we examine what motivates NGO participation in EITI, how NGOs have pursued innovations within EITI, the extent to which they have succeeded in achieving their goals, and the factors limiting or shaping their achievements.