Proposals are sought from qualified consultants to undertake an independent review of EITI Reports. The objective of the review is twofold.
First, building on the findings from the 2016 and 2017 Validations, the consultant should assess the extent to which EITI Reports prepared in accordance with the standard terms of reference for Independent Administrators ensure that stakeholders have access to comprehensive and reliable data.
This document has been issued by the EITI International Secretariat as a standardised model Terms of Reference (TOR) for implementing countries that wish to conduct a feasibility study for systematic disclosure of EITI data. Countries may wish to use parts of or the entire TOR depending on study needs. The text [in brackets] should be completed by the MSG. It also contains comment boxes to guide the MSG in the inclusion or exclusion of some aspects of the feasibility study. Questions about this document can be directed to the International Secretariat.
The role of country-level institutional factors in escaping the natural resource curse: insights from Ghana.
Empirical research shows that developing countries that are rich in natural resources tend to suffer slow economic growth and development due to various factors such as quality of institutions, governance, among others. The phenomenon of slow growth is widely known as the ‘natural resource-curse’ within the energy sector literature, and past research suggests that the membership of international non-governmental organisations and transparency are key factors in supporting economic development. However,
Description: The Board approved the Terms of Reference of the EITI Nominations Committee and the recruitment procedure for the EITI Executive Director.
Based on: Article 12, Articles of Association
The Board has reviewed a request from Colombia to start Validation 6 months earlier than scheduled. The EITI Board agrees that Colombia’s Validation starts on 1 January 2018.
Internal: Board circular 242