The Board agreed that Germany has made satisfactory progress overall with implementing the 2016 EITI Standard.

Published Date: 
May, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Reference: 2019-39/BC-273

Description: see below for the decision in full. PDF attached at bottom of the page.

Based on: Requirement 8.3 EITI Validation deadlines and consequences

Internal: Board Circular 273Public domain:Germany Validation 2018News item on the decision: Germany EITI leads by exampleScorecard: (to be added)

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The EITI Board agreed that the Kyrgyz Republic is eligible for an extension of its Validation deadline due to exceptional circumstances.

Published Date: 
September, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Reference: 2018-50/BC-259

The EITI Board agreed that the Kyrgyz Republic is eligible for an extension of its Validation deadline due to exceptional circumstances that led to significant delays in EITI implementation, including publication of the 2015-2016 EITI Report. The Kyrgyz Republic’s Validation deadline is extended by nine months and will commence on 8 June 2019.

Based on: EITI Requirement 8.5 on EITI extension requests

Germany Validation 2018

Published Date: 
November, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

On 8 May 2019, Germany was found to have made satisfactory overall progress in implementing the EITI Standard. See Board decision 2019-39/BC-273

Timeline of Validation and related materials

1 November 2018: Validation commenced19-23 November 2018: Country visit 

Initial data collection and stakeholder consultations

21 December 2018 - Report on Initial data collection and stakeholder consultation [English

Chad Validation 2018

Published Date: 
September, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

On 8 May 2019, Chad was found to have made meaningful overall progress in implementing the EITI Standard. See Board decision 2019-38/BC-273

Timeline of Validation and related materials

Validation commenced on 1 September 2018.

A country visit took place on 8-11 October 2018.

The International Secretariat's initial assessment was completed on 24 January 2019. 

The draft Validation report and initial assessment was circulated to the MSG on 13 February 2019. 

The final Validation report was issued on 25 March 2019. 

Validation of Liberia 2016 - reports

Published Date: 
May, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Liberia's Validation commenced on 1 July 2016. On 24 May 2017, the EITI Board found that Liberia has made meaningful progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard. 

The following documentation laid the basis for the Board's decision, attached below:

Report on initial data collection by the International SecretariatLiberia EITI multi-stakholder group's response to the initial data collection

Validation of Mali 2016 - reports

Published Date: 
May, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Mali's Validation commenced on 1 July 2016. On 24 May 2017, the EITI Board found that Mali has made meaningful progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard. 

The following documentation laid the basis for the Board's decision, attached below:

Report on the initial data collection by the International Secretariat (English French)Mali EITI multi-stakholder group's response to the initial data collection (English

Validation Mauritania 2016 - reports

Published Date: 
March, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Mauritania's Validation commenced on 1 July 2016.  On March 8 2017, the EITI Board found that Mauritania has made meaningful progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard. 

The following documentation laid the basis for the Board's decision, attached below:

Initial data collection and stakeholder consultation [English French]Comments from the multi-stakeholder group (

Validation São Tomé and Príncipe 2016 - reports

Published Date: 
March, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

São Tomé and Príncipe's Validation commenced on 1 July 2016.  On March 8 2017, the EITI Board found that São Tomé and Príncipe has made meaningful progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard. 

The following documentation laid the basis for the Board's decision, attached below:

Initial data collection by the International Secretariat [English Portuguese]Comments from the multi-stakeholder group (MSG) [

Validation Ghana 2016 - reports

Published Date: 
March, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Ghana's Validation commenced on 1 July 2016.  On March 8 2017, the EITI Board found that Ghana has made meaningful progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard. 

The following documentation laid the basis for the Board's decision, attached below:

Initial data collection by the International SecretariatGhana EITI (GHEITI) comments on the initial assessmentValidation Report by the independent Validator SDSG Ghana EITI multi-stakeholder group's comments on Validation Report 

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