The Board agreed to postpone Afghanistan’s Validation for four months until 1 November 2017.

Published Date: 
September, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI

Reference: 2017-38/BC-238/VC

The Board postpones Afghanistan’s Validation for four months due to exceptional circumstances. This follows a deadly attack on employees of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum on 24 July 2017 alongside a number of recent security incidents in Kabul. The new start date for Afghanistan’s Validation of 1 November 2017, taking into account progress at that date. Additional information is provided in the paper attached.

Based on: Requirement 8.5

Internal: Board circular 238

Afghanistan’s Validation was postponed until 1 November 2017.

Published Date: 
October, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI

Reference: 2017-43/BC-240

Afghanistan is eligible for an extension of Validation under Requirement 8.5 of the EITI Standard. Afghanistan’s Validation is extended by four months and will begin on 1 November 2017. If thesecurity situation continues to make Validation unpracticable, the Government of Afghanistan may also wish to consider requesting voluntary suspension in accordance with Requirement 8.6.

Based on: Requirement 8.5

Internal: Board circular 240

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The Board noted that the Solomon Islands did not publish the 2015 EITI Report by the deadline of 31 December 2017

Published Date: 
February, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI

Reference: 2018-9-I/BM-39/BP-39-4-C

The EITI Board notes that the Solomon Islands did not publish the 2015 EITI Report by the deadline of 31 December 2017 and did not submit an extension request.

Recognising that the Solomon Islands is currently suspended due to having achieved insufficient progress during Validation, the EITI Board calls upon the government to ensure progress with the corrective actions, including the publication of an EITI Report that meets requirement 4.8 on timely EITI Reporting (i.e. a 2016 EITI Report),

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