EITI Rules

Published Date: 
April, 2011
Publisher: 
EITI

The EITI Rules 2011 have been replaced by the EITI Standard

The EITI Rules 2011 includes the EITI Principles, Criteria, the EITI Requirements, the EITI Articles of Association, the EITI Validation Guide and Policy Notes issued by the EITI Secretariat, conveying decisions taken by the EITI Board.

On 16 February 2011, the EITI Board agreed a new edition of the EITI Rules An overview of the changes to the EITI Rules - 2011 edition is available

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Overview of proposed changes to EITI Requirements

Published Date: 
January, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI

The table below gives a summary of all proposed changes with links to the detailed proposals of the working group, as mandated by the Board's Implementation Committee, to prepare options.

Update 28 February 2019: Some of these proposals below (which date from 19 January 2019) have been slightly changed due to negotiations with the EITI Board at the 42nd Board meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine on 27-28 February 2019. The Board subsequently agreed to the proposals as listed under the Board decision 2019-25/BM-42

How gender relates to the EITI mission

Published Date: 
November, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI Secretariat

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EITI implementing countries are finding innovative ways to contribute to gender equality in the governance of their oil, gas and mining resources. This brief identifies how gender relates to the EITI mission.

The EITI contributes to gender equality by:Improving governance of the extractive sector and mobilising revenuesPromoting equal and meaningful participation of women and men in the management of the sectorFostering dialogue and improving access to data on the sector.

EITI 2018-2019 Outreach Strategy

Published Date: 
May, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI

The 2018-2019 Outreach Strategy (Board Paper 40-5-A) was approved in Berlin. See the file attached below.

The EITI and its partners agree that there are opportunities to reach out to other resource-rich countries that could benefit from EITI implementation and could contribute to improved global governance of natural resources and their contribution to development goals. This document provides a strategy for how the EITI, together with supporting governments, companies and organisations, commits to work towards wider implementation of the EITI. 

EITI observer policy for EITI committees

Published Date: 
January, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI

On 26 January 2018, the EITI Board came to the following decision

Committees may decide that non-EITI Board members may observe committee meetings and teleconferences, provided that an observer is accepted by all members of the concerned committee and that the committee finds the numbers of observers reasonable. Non-Board members who wish to observe a committee meeting or teleconference should notify the Chair of the committee and the secretariat well in advance of the Committee meeting [three days before the meeting],

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Limited engagement policy

Published Date: 
April, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI

The EITI Board adopted a policy on “limited EITI engagement” is at its Board meeting in Manila in October 2017 (decision reference: 2017-48/BM-38/BP-38-4-D). 

The policy set out in section 2 below has two parts. Section 2.1 sets out a mechanism for more strictly limiting EITI implementation to resource rich countries, and is intended for countries considering EITI implementation. Section 2.2 outlines a mechanism that the EITI could offer to existing implementing countries with limited extractive sectors, drawing on the tools available in the EITI Standard. 

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