This EITI Report covers Kyrgyz Republic's extractive sector in 2009.
This EITI Report covers Iraq's extractive sector in 2009. It was published in December 2011.
This EITI Report covers Azerbaijan's extractive sector in 2011. It was published in December 2011.
This report provides an account of the EITI International Secretariat’s activities in 2011. It reflects the 2011 workplan agreed by the Board at its meeting in Dar es Salaam in October 2010.
The EITI highlights of 2011 include:
Eight countries completed the Validation process bringing the total number of validated countries to 25. Eight candidate countries that had been deemed “close to Compliant” in 2010 underwent an EITI Secretariat Review to assess its progress.Six countries became EITI Compliant (Kyrgyz Republic, Mali, Mongolia, Niger, Norway and Yemen).
This EITI Report covers Mali's extractive sector in 2009. It was published in December 2011.
Many low- and middle-income countries have become dangerously dependent on exports of minerals according to this OPM study.
The study, believed to be the first of its kind, charts the evolution of mineral dependence among low- and middle-income countries from 1996 to 2010 and assesses their relative vulnerability to the so-called 'resource curse', characterised by weak economic and institutional development. Mineral-dependent countries are defined as countries that depend on minerals for at least 25% of their tangible exports.
Key findings from the study include:
All countries implementing the EITI standard publish EITI Reports that disclose how much revenue governments actually receive from the extraction of natural resources. In the EITI Report, companies disclose what they have paid in taxes and royalties, and the government discloses what it has received. These two sets of figures are compiled and reconciled by an independent reconciler, chosen by the EITI multistakeholder group in each EITI implementing country. With EITI Reports, citizens can see how much their government is being paid for the natural resources in their country,
This Cameroon EITI Secretariat Review was published in October 2011.
25-26 October 2011, Jakarta and Bangka, Indonesia.
Agenda and minutes from the Board meeting are attached below.
Board Paper 18-10, Strategy Working Group (SWG): Discussion Paper. As part of the EITI strategy review 2011-2013, the Board tasked the Secretariat with compiling a paper identifying various strategic options ahead of the Board's meeting in Jakarta in October 2011. The terms of reference for the SWG can be found in the Annex.
While documenting significant successes, the recent evaluation of the EITI1 questioned whether the EITI is adequately delivering against its Principles. In response,