The Board agreed that the Dominican Republic should not be suspended following the publication of its overdue 2015 EITI Report.
The Board agreed that the Dominican Republic should not be suspended following the publication of its overdue 2015 EITI Report, which was published prior to the Board meeting. This follows previous practice.
Where: 38th Board meeting in Manila, the Philippines
The brief provides examples from many of the 51 EITI member countries of how they have used their implementation of the EITI Standard to boost domestic resource mobilisation. While progress is being made, the brief concludes by setting out further ways in which countries can make use of the EITI to mobilise domestic resources.
The EITI contributes to domestic resource mobilisation by:
Improving tax administration.Identifying practices that could undermine taxation.Fostering dialogue about fiscal policies and reforms.
The Board approved the terms of reference for a review of the EITI’s grievance procedures
Reference document: see attached document below
The EITI requirement 1.5 mandates the Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG), “in consultation with key stakeholders, to agree and publish a fully costed work plan, containing measurable targets and a timetable for implementation and incorporating assessment of capacity constraints.”In light of the above, the GHEITI Secretariat and the Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) have jointly developed a comprehensive work plan to guide the implementation of GHEITI activities for January – December 2017 to achieve better planning, outcomes and desired results.