Liberia has been in the process of implementing the EITI since 2006. The impacts demonstrate that the benefits of the EITI to the country are extensive. In this case study, Negbalee Warner, Head of the LEITI Secretariat, and Eddie Rich, Deputy Head of the EITI International Secretariat, offer their reflections on the contribution of the EITI process to the creation of sustainable development and post-conflict reconciliation in Liberia.
The Board agreed that Awa Marie Coll-Seck, Minister of State and Chair of the Senegal-EITI is to succeed Marième Diawara Thiaw, Permanent Secretary/Coordinator, EITI Secretariat, Senegal, from the constituency of implementing countries as alternate Board member.
Where: 42nd Board meeting in Kyiv
Based on: Article 5, Articles of Association
Public domain: EITI Board members
The Board had suspended Madagascar on 1 February 2019 for missing the deadline for the 2017 annual progress report. The Board agreed that “the suspension will be lifted if the EITI Board is satisfied that Madagascar has published its 2017 annual progress report.
The Secretariat can confirm that Madagascar published this report on 29 April 2019 and thus the suspension was lifted. The report also covers the year 2018 and is available here
The Board agreed that Germany has made satisfactory progress overall with implementing the EITI Standard.
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