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The EITI Rules 2011 have been replaced by the EITI Standard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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Assessing progress in meeting Requirement 2.5 on beneficial ownership (Board paper 43-5-B)

Published Date: 
August, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

This paper outlines considerations for how to assess progress in meeting Requirement 2.5 on beneficial ownership in Validation. It reflects input by members of the Implementation Committee and experts from partner organisations providing technical assistance on beneficial ownership transparency. The Implementation Committee recommends that the Board agrees the proposals on (1) the assessment framework, (2) the outlined timing of assessment and (3) a broader review of the Validation process.

Board paper 43-5-B, related to decision 2019-48/BM-43

EITI Standard 2019

Published Date: 
June, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

The 2019 EITI Standard was adopted on 17 June at the Paris Global Conference.

EITI Open data policy

Published Date: 
April, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Approved by the International EITI Board on 30 April 2019. This policy will be part of the 2019 EITI Standard.

PreambleOpen data objectivesOpen data in EITI ImplementationEngagement with the open data community

This policy contains recommendations on open data in implementation of the EITI within the agreed scope of EITI implementation at the national level. It complements the requirements regarding open data as per Requirement 7.

EITI Standard 2019 transitional arrangements

Published Date: 
April, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

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On 30 April 2019 the EITI Board adopted the 2019 EITI Standard, replacing the 2016 EITI Standard (decision 2019-36/BC272

On 30 April 2019 the Board agreed the transitional arrangements for the adoption of the 2019 EITI Standard by implementing countries.

The EITI Board agreed that the 2019 Standard will come into force immediately, i.e., on 30 April 2019.

Overview of proposed changes to EITI Requirements

Published Date: 
January, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

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.

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