The Board agreed that Yemen be delisted from the EITI.

Published Date: 
October, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI

D​ate: 25.10.2017

Reference: 2017-47/BM-38/BP-38-4-B

In light of continued political instability and conflict, the EITI Board agrees to delist Yemen from the EITI effective as of 25 October 2017. In taking this decision, the Board notes that after more than two years of suspension, the environment for EITI implementation remains unchanged and prevents adherence to significant aspects of the EITI Principles and Requirements.

The Board agreed the limited engagement policy

Published Date: 
October, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI Board

Reference: 2017-48/BM-38/BP-38-4-D

The EITI Board adopted a policy on limited engagement with countries at its Board meeting in Manila in October 2017.

The policy set out in section 2 below has two parts. Section 2.1 sets out a mechanism for more strictly limiting EITI implementation to resource rich countries, and is intended for countries considering EITI implementation. Section 2.2 outlines a mechanism that the EITI could offer to existing implementing countries with limited extractive sectors, drawing on the tools available in the EITI Standard.

The Board admitted Guyana as an EITI candidate country

Published Date: 
October, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI

D​ate: 25.10.2017

Reference: 2017-50/BM-38/BP-38-5-A

The EITI admits Guyana as an EITI candidate country on 25 October 2017. In accordance with the EITI Standard, Guyana is required to publish its first EITI Report within 18 months of becoming a candidate (i.e., by 25 April 2019). Guyana is required to publish an annual progress report for 2017 by 1 July 2018. Validation will commence within two and a half years of becoming a candidate (i.e., by 25 April 2020).

Where: 38th Board meeting in Manila, the Philippines

Based on: Requirement 1

The Board admitted Mexico as an EITI candidate country

Published Date: 
October, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI

D​ate: 25.10.2017

Reference: 2017-57/BM-38/BP-38-5-B

The EITI admits Mexico as an EITI candidate country on 25 October 2017. In accordance with the EITI Standard, Mexico is required to publish its first EITI Report within 18 months of becoming a candidate (i.e., by 25 April 2019). Mexico is required to publish an annual activity report for 2017 by 1 July 2018. Validation will commence within two and a half years of becoming a candidate (i.e., by 25 April 2020).​

Where: 38th Board meeting in Manila, the Philippines

Based on: Requirement 1

The Board agreed on recommendations with regards to governance challenges in implementing countries

Published Date: 
September, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Reference: 2017-58/BM-38

The EITI Board agreed the following recommendations:

How implementing countries put into practice how Requirement 1.4b

Implementing countries should explain any per diem policies in the terms of reference for the MSG or elsewhere on their websites where governance rules are explained. Countries that do not pay per diems should explicitly state this.Records of any per diems paid the preceding fiscal year should be made publicly available.

The Board agreed on recommendations on systematic disclosures.

Published Date: 
January, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Reference: 2018-8/BM-39/BP-39-4-A

The EITI Board agreed the following recommendations:

That by end 2018, all implementing countries are expected to develop a costed work plan for 2019 and onwards that includes steps to mainstream EITI implementation in company and government systems within 3-5 years, with the scope to seek a longer transitional period where needed. This approach acknowledges that the circumstances differ in each country, that not all countries will be able to transition to systematic disclosure at the same speed,

The Board approved Ukraine’s request for adapted implementation.

Published Date: 
February, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI

D​ate: 13.02.2018

Reference: 2018-10/BM-39/BP-39-4-D

The Board agreed to the proposal in Board paper 39-4-D (Adapted implementation request: Ukraine) and approved Ukraine’s request for adapted implementation. It accepts the Ukrainian multi-stakeholder group’s request for adapted implementation with respect to coverage of extractive industries in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine and Crimea.

The Board agreed the recommendations in Board paper 39-7-B Remuneration review

Published Date: 
March, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI

D​ate: 14.02.2018

Reference: 2018-18/BM-39/BP-39-7-B

Description: The Board agreed the recommendations in Board paper 39-7-B Remuneration review

The salary scale is adjusted and the salary of the Head of Secretariat / Executive Director is now increased by 8% to USD 168k pa. The new Executive Director is to have up to 16% increase i.e. between USD 160k to USD 181k.  The Executive Director will have discretion of a 4% increase in aggregate across staff now excluding increases for performance and promotion,

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