The Board decided that Ghana is eligible for an extension and the reporting deadline is extended to 1 May 2018. The EITI Board also grants Ghana a six-month extension of the deadline for commencement of the second Validation.
The EITI Board concluded that Ghana is eligible for an extension of the reporting deadline. The reporting deadline is extended to 1 May 2018. If the outstanding EITI Report is not published by 1 May 2018, Ghana will be suspended. The suspension will not be lifted until requirement 4.8 is met. If the suspension is in effect for more than one year the EITI Board will delist Ghana.
The EITI Board also grants Ghana a six-month extension of the deadline for commencement of the second Validation. Taking into account the progress made on corrective actions, the delays in preparing for Validation caused by the delays with the 2015 EITI Report, and need to ensure equal treatment of countries, the EITI Board decides that Ghana’s second Validation will begin on 8 September 2018.
Where: 39th Board meeting in Oslo, Norway
Keywords: Ghana, Validation extension