This paper was submitted by the EITI Implementation Committee to the EITI Board for discussion at the 26th EITI Board meeting in Oslo, 18-19 March 2014.
It addresses central areas of potential reform of the EITI and is part of the Consultation: A platform for progress?
Foreword by Clare Short, EITI Chair at time of publication
The concept of compliance has served the EITI well, but is increasingly problematic. Compliance implies that once the EITI’s minimum requirements are met, the EITI’s work is done.