This Special Report is the third in a series by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on the evolution and impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean.
This policy brief takes a snapshot of immediate impacts of the pandemic on health, economies, peace, security, human rights and humanitarian assistance in Africa. It outlines response measures currently being taken by African and external stakeholders and provides recommendations to protect gains in the fight against the pandemic and maximise opportunities in the recovery for a more inclusive and sustainable future as countries emerge from this crisis.
As a prominent multi-stakeholder transparency initiative, the EITI has to take into account the diversity of implementing country circumstances and the divergent (and sometimes conflicting) expectations of different stakeholders. The unique nature of the initiative presents an opportunity to take a leadership role in establishing and communicating good practice in measuring results and impact.
Board Paper 47-5. EITI Board decision 2020-35/BM-47
The paper clarifies the assessment of sign-up steps that countries are expected to address before being designated as EITI implementing countries. The framework clarifies the criteria and evidence that the Board will consider in assessing whether the sign-up steps related to Requirements 1.1-1.5 have been respected.
In 2013, the EITI Standard began encouraging countries to publicly disclose any contracts and licenses that provide the terms attached to the exploitation of oil, gas and minerals. Five years on, over half of EITI implementing countries disclose at least some contracts, and 18 major extractive companies have made statements supporting the practice in some form.
As these changes have taken place,
This report covers the fiscal years of 2018 for its extractive industries.
The Mexico 2017 EITI Report covers the fiscal year 2017.
The transition to a sustainable, decarbonised economy is now reshaping the extractive industries. It will have profound implications for the kinds of data, disclosures and dialogues that will be required to support accountability and good governance. Transparency is also central to international efforts to support the energy transition, including the reporting of emissions and the disclosure of climate risks.
This is Afghanistan EITI's 2019 annual progress report, published in May 2020.