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: