NOTE: This document has been replaced by the EITI Standard 2016, available at http://www.eiti.org/document/standard
The EITI Standard is the authoritative source on how countries can implement the EITI. It is the global transparency standard for improving governance of natural resources.
The Civil Society Protocol, part of the EITI Standard, was reviewed and the revised version is effective as of 1 January 2015 (see below. If the Standard is dated 1 January 2015, then the new protocol is included in it).
The active participation of civil society in the EITI process is key to ensure that the EITI leads to greater accountability.
The Protocol: Participation of civil society is part of the EITI Standard. This revised version is effective as of 1 January 2015.
It is the first EITI guide to implementation.
In 2005, the EITI published the EITI Source Book to guide countries wishing to implement the EITI. The source book did not include any requirements, but rather indicated key issues that need to be addressed in order to ensure comprehensive and reliable reporting. The Source Book contains examples of oil and gas and mining reporting templates.
The Articles of Association are an integral part of the EITI Standard. The Articles were reviewed at the Global EITI Conference in Lima in 2016.
The EITI is a non-profit association organised under Norwegian law.
The EITI Board adopted the Code of Conduct in March 2014. It is also part of the EITI Standard
This Code of Conduct applies to all EITI Board members, their alternates, Members of the EITI Association, secretariat staff (national and international), and members of multi-stakeholder groups.