The International Secretariat has prepared a PowerPoint presentation to help communicate the changes of the 2016 to the 2019 EITI Standard.
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) requires its 52 implementing countries to disclose beneficial ownership information by 1 January 2020. Since the requirement was agreed by the EITI Board in 2016, several governments have introduced reforms. There have been varying degrees of progress given the different political contexts, government systems and levels of capacity. However, considerable progress has been made in developing legal frameworks, increasing awareness among stakeholders,
IC Paper 39-2-A, 27 March 2019
Submitted by: EITI International Secretariat on: 20 March 2019
The Secretariat recommends that the Implementation Committee recommends that the Board accepts the São Tomé and Príncipe (STP) EITI National Committee’s request for adapted implementation with respect to reconciliation of revenues and disclosure of contextual information related to the Nigeria- São Tomé and Príncipe Joint Development Zone (JDZ).
On 16 October 2019, the EITI Board agreed that Mozambique has made 'meaningful progress' overall, with considerable improvements across individual requirements. Progress in addressing 14 corrective actions will be assessed in a third Validation commencing on 16 April 2021. See Board decision 2019-57/BM-45
In this second Validation, the EITI International Secretariat has assessed the progress made in addressing the 19 corrective actions established by the EITI Board following the first Validation. See more under background below.
Cameroon's 2016 EITI Report covers extractive activities in the country for that fiscal year.
The Board agreed that Chris Murgatroyd, Deputy Head, Governance, Open Societies and Anti-Corruption Department, Economic Development Division at the Department for International Development (DFID, United Kingdom), is to succeed Judith Herbertson from the constituency of supporting countries as a Board member with immediate effect until the renewed nominations at the Global Conference in Paris in June.
Based on: Article 5, Articles of Association
Public domain: EITI Board members
This EITI Report covers Guatemala's extractive sector for the years 2016 and 2017. It was published in February 2019.
The EITI Board concluded that Cameroon is not eligible for an extension request. The delayed 2016 EITI Report was published on 21 February 2019 and the suspension was not enforced, in accordance with previous practice.
Internal: Board circular 266
This is Iraq's 2018 EITI annual progress report (in Arabic), published in February 2019 in accordance with Requirement 7.4.
Description: see below for the decision in full. PDF attached at bottom of the page.
Where: 42nd Board meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine
Internal: Board paper 42-5Public domain:Malawi Validation 2018News item on the decision: EITI countries progress on path to transparent and accountable extractive sectorsScorecard: