The SLEITI 2017-2018 report reconciled payments made by the extractive companies and revenues received by the government of Sierra Leone in 2017 and 2018. The report covers the mining and the oil and gas sectors in Sierra Leone as well as registers of licenses; exploration, production and exports; beneficial ownership; contract transparency; state participation in the extractive sector; revenue collection and allocation; and social and economic spending.
Description: see below for the decision in full. PDF attached at bottom of the page.
Where: 43rd Board meeting in Paris, France
Validation Committee teleconference, Thursday 23 May 2019, 15:00-16:00 CEST
Confirmation of agenda, including observers and recusal
Draft minutes (for decision)Validation of Myanmar (for decision)Validation of Sierra Leone (for decision)Second Validation of Peru (for decision)Update on ongoing Validations (for information)AOB
2. Minutes (including attendance overview)
Validation Committee members: Mark Pearson, Chris Murgatroyd, Alan McLean, Cielo Magno, Brice Mackosso.
Held on the occasion of the EITI Africa beneficial ownership conference at the King Fahd convention centre, Dakar, Senegal, 31 October 2018.
Your Excellency, President Macky Sall,Your Excellency, Prime Minister Reinfeldt,Your Excellencies, Members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps,Ministers of the Governments,Honourable Members of the National Assembly,Distinguished Heads and Representatives of International Development Partners,Representatives of Companies,Members of Civil Society Organizations,Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen:
The EITI Board agreed that Sierra Leone is ineligible for an extension of the commencement of Validation.
The EITI Board agreed that Sierra Leone is ineligible for an extension of the commencement of Validation under Requirement 8.5 of the EITI Standard. Sierra Leone’s Validation was scheduled to begin on 1 July 2018. Validation will begin immediately and will take into account progress made up to 31 August 2018.
On 17 June 2019, Sierra Leone was found to have made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI Standard. See Board decision 2019-46/BM-43
Timeline of Validation and related materials
June 2018: Validation extension request sent from Sierra Leone EITI1 July 2018: First Validation commencement date4 September 2018: The EITI Board agreed that Sierra Leone is ineligible for an extension of the commencement of Validation, Board Decision 2018-484 September 2018: Validation commenced5-9 November 2018: Country visit
This presentation is the SLEITI 2016 report, which reconciled payments made by the extractive companies and revenues received by the government of Sierra Leone in 2016.
The report also covers the overview of the mining/oil and gas sectors in Sierra Leone, registers of licences; exploration, production and exports in the extractive sector; beneficial ownership; contract transparency; state participation in the extractive sector; revenue collection and allocation; social and economic spending; and the outcomes and impact of the EITI in Sierra Leone.
A powerpoint presentation on strengthening Beneficial Ownership Disclosure in the Extractive Sector in Sierra Leone (SLEITI).
The EITI Board concluded that the Sierra Leone is ineligible for an extension of the deadline of 31 December 2017 for the publication of the 2015 EITI Report. The Board noted that the delayed report was published on 12 February 2018. In accordance with previous practice, the suspension was not enforced.
Where: 39th Board meeting in Oslo, Norway