Implementing EITI for Impact: A Handbook for Policy Makers and Stakeholders

Published Date: 
November, 2012
World Bank

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,

The EITI's Role in Addressing Corruption

Published Date: 
October, 2019
EITI Secretariat

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.

EITI Summary Data Template (version 1.1)

Published Date: 
July, 2015
EITI International Secretariat

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.

OECD and EITI Standards for Transparent Mineral Supply Chains

Published Date: 
April, 2019
OECD Development Centre

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 on Senegal's Validation

Published Date: 
June, 2019

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.

Letter from Latin America and the Caribbean civil society groups asking for environmental information

Published Date: 
February, 2019
Derecho, Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (DAR)

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.

Letter from Civil society organisations - call on EITI to consider climate risks in reporting standards for extractives

Published Date: 
October, 2015
Heinrich Boll Foundation

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).