As the initial experiences of EITI-implementing countries were becoming evident during 2004–2007, the World Bank-EITI-MDTF program published “Implementing EITI: Applying Early Lessons from the Field,” in 2008. Supplementing the “EITI Source Book” and other EITI literature, it was designed to provide EITI practitioners and stakeholders with a practical guide to implementing EITI through examples of good-fit practices. Since then, EITI has achieved significant traction and momentum, and is now an established global standard,
This discussion paper, authored by Alexandra Gillies, was commissioned to inform ongoing debate about the role that the EITI plays in addressing corruption.
Corruption remains a significant and harmful problem in the extractives sector. By raising the bar on transparency, the EITI has undoubtedly played a substantive role in addressing corruption, but the nature of this role has not always been well understood or articulated.
The current summary data template is available here. This is the older version.
This page contains the former version of the Summary Data Template, the EITI’s tool for collecting and publishing structured extractive sector data (an Excel file). It was introduced in 2015, and accompany each EITI Report that has been published by our implementing countries.
Find below the former version of the Summary Data Template, available in English, French, Spanish and Russian.
Countries that are dependent on mineral resources often struggle to maximise the benefits from their minerals because regulations are not in place to make sure that benefits flow equitably to citizens. In countries where governments lack full control of their territory or adequate systems to monitor mining activities, illegal exploitation of these resources and mineral smuggling have the potential to exacerbate conflict.
Statement from the EITI International Secretariat
We note the BBC Panorama documentary “the $10 Billion Energy Scandal” on Sunday 2 June and subsequent statements regarding the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Validation of Senegal.
Senegal was admitted as an EITI member country in October 2013. In accordance with the EITI Standard, all EITI implementing countries are subject to period evaluation (“Validation”). The Validation of Senegal commenced in July 2017.
This is the Armenia EITI 2019-2020 work plan (in accordance with Requirement 1.5).
Letter from Latin America and the Caribbean civil society groups asking for environmental information
This letter was sent to the EITI Board prior to the Board meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine, on 26 February 2019.The letter is signed by more than 100 CSOs and indigenous organisations from Latin America and the Caribbean asking for environtal information disclosure as part of the EITI Global Standard. This is a key issue for the civil society in the region and all the global south.
The letter was submitted by Derecho, Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (DAR) from Peru.
This is Afghanistan's 2018 EITI work plan (in line with Requirement 1.5).
Letter from Civil society organisations - call on EITI to consider climate risks in reporting standards for extractives
On 13 October, several civil-society organisations submitted a letter (linked below) to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Board calling on global reporting standards for extractive industries to include transparency from fossil fuel companies about the future viability of their oil, coal and gas projects in a warming world. This is to address climate change as part of the EITI.
The letter is attached below. Jonas Moberg, Head of the Secretariat, published the following response: The EITI and Climate Risk (PDF attached below).