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,
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:
2016 - 2017 Sao Tome and Principe's EITI report covering the extractive sector . It was published February 2019.
The EITI Board acknowledged that Liberia published the 2015/16 EITI Report but didn't publish the 2017 annual progress report by the deadline of 31 December 2018.
The EITI Board acknowledged that Liberia published the 2015/16 EITI Report but did not publish the 2017 annual progress report by the deadline of 31 December 2018. The EITI Board calls upon the government to address the progress with the corrective actions from Validation, including the publication of an EITI Report that meets requirement 4.8 on timely EITI reporting, and the publication of the 2017 Annual Progress Report.
Based on: EITI Requirement 8.4 annual progress report deadline.