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. 

Mainstreaming action plan

Published Date: 
October, 2016
Publisher: 
EITI

This action plan outlines activities to be undertaken by the EITI International Secretariat, working together with supporting organisations, to accelerate the trend toward mainstreaming.

The EITI is currently looking for consultants (individuals and firms) interested in supporting this work are invited to submit an expressions of interest. 

EITI Mainstreaming is about encouraging and recognising countries that make transparency an integral feature of their governance and management of the extractive industries.

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The EITI Principles

Published Date: 
February, 2016
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

The EITI Principles are part of the EITI Standard

What is now known as the EITI evolved from the first statement of the EITI Principles agreed at the Lancaster House Conference in June 2003. Today, the EITI Standard contain these and all the requirements for implementing the EITI. These beliefs and aims are endorsed by all EITI stakeholders.

The EITI Principles provide the cornerstone of the initiative. They are:

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EITI 2017 Outreach Strategy

Published Date: 
October, 2016
Publisher: 
EITI

The 2017 Outreach Strategy (Board Paper 35-7) was approved in Astana. See the file attached below.

Building on the recent expansion in the implementation of the EITI, and noting the aspiration to further embed the EITI as a global standard, the EITI and its partners conclude that there are opportunities to reach out to other resource rich countries that could benefit from EITI implementation. 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.

TOR for Validators

Standard Terms of Reference for Validator services

Published Date: 
January, 2015
Publisher: 
EITI

This document has been replaced by the Validation Guide and the Validation procedures

This document contains the Terms of Reference (TOR) for Validator services in accordance with the EITI Standard, endorsed by the EITI Board on 01.01.2015.The TOR sets out the work to be undertaken by the Validators. The International Secretariat will procure an accredited EITI validator in accordance with the EITI Standard and procedures approved by the EITI Board. The contract between the Validator and the EITI International Secretariat on behalf of the EITI is attached to this TOR1.

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