The Board approved the terms of reference for a review of the EITI’s grievance procedures
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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.
EITI Board adopted the indicators as listed in Tables 1-5 for measuring the results of the EITI Management and Secretariat.
First, that the secretariat effectiveness KPIs are revised to better distinguish between efforts and effectiveness of the EITI (i.e. inputs and activities) and the immediate results of these efforts (i.e. outputs).
Second, that Validation findings are used as indicators for measuring outcomes of EITI implementation. The new outcome indicators, based on Validation results,
This report looks at the progress and summary of various tasks completed by the MSG and the secretariat of Afghanistan during the year 2017.
The Annual Progress Report provides an overview of all EITI Ukraine's activities during 2017.
The report is available in Ukrainian.
The Board agreed that Armenia is eligible for an extension and the reporting deadline is extended to 9 March 2019.
Armenia is eligible for an extension and the reporting deadline is extended to 9 March 2019. If the outstanding EITI Report is not published by 9 March 2019, Armenia 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 Armenia.
The Ghana Extractive Industries’ Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) engaged Messrs Boas & Associates to produce EITI report on Oil and Gas payments for the period covering Jan-Dec 2015. The Petroleum sector makes a significant contribution to Ghana’s economy. In 2015, crude oil exports contributed 18.7% of the total merchandise export, 4.1% of Ghana’s GDP, and generated US$396million in revenues to the state.
This research contributes to the literature on natural resources and conflict. Christensen shows that the probability of a protest or riot in a locality roughly doubles where a commercial mine starts production. By contrast, he sees no effect on the likelihood of rebel activity or armed conflict.
The paper finds that the usual grievance-based explanations, such as environmental issues, in-migration, displacement, inequality and corruption, do little to predict where and when protests occur. Instead,