The EITI Principles are part of the EITI Standard
What is now known as the EITI evolved from the first statement of the EITI Principles agreed at the Lancaster House Conference in June 2003. Today, the EITI Standard contain these and all the requirements for implementing the EITI. These beliefs and aims are endorsed by all EITI stakeholders.
The EITI Principles provide the cornerstone of the initiative. They are:
This is the Ghana EITI 2018 Annual progress report, published in July 2019. It highlights progress made on objectives of Ghana's work plan.
1) The case for first trade transparency
2) The EITI Standard and first trade disclosures
3) Progress in producing countries
4) Commodity traders’ contribution to transparency
5) Next steps for EITI and first trade transparency
Ensuring transparency in how resource-rich countries sell their oil, gas and minerals goes to the core of the mandate of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). In total, USD 2.5 trillion has been disclosed by EITI countries since its inception.
The Ukrainian multi-stakeholder group’s tabled a request for adapted implementation with respect to coverage of extractive industries in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine and Crimea. The application was made because the Government of Ukraine is not able to compel companies and local government agencies in these areas to participate in the EITI process. The government and multi-stakeholder group have committed to ongoing efforts to ensure that EITI Reports are as comprehensive as possible.