Validation Committee teleconference, Wednesday 18 September 2019, 15:00-16:30 CEST
Confirmation of agenda, including observers and recusalSecond Validation of Iraq (for decision)Second Validation of Mozambique (for decision)Validation of Myanmar (for discussion)Validation of the Dominican Republic (for discussion)AOB
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.
This is the Ghana EITI 2019 work plan (in accordance with Requirement 1.5).
This is the Kyrgyz Republic EITI 2018 Annual Progress Report (in accordance with Requirements 7.4 and 8.4).
This webinar was held on Tuesday, 10 September 2019, and focused on explaining the changes and clarifications of the 2019 Standard for the Caribbean EITI implementing countries.
Access to the webinar recording can be found here
Below is the presentation used for the webinar.
The Articles of Association are an integral part of the EITI Standard. The Articles were reviewed at the Global EITI Conference in Paris 2019 and adopted by the Members' Meeting on 17 June. The previous version can be found here
The EITI is a non-profit association organised under Norwegian law.
In February 2018 the EITI Board adopted the recommendations in the paper below and decided to encourage implementing countries to move to systematic disclosure. See decision nr 2018-8/BM-39/BP-39-4-A
This webinar was held on Thursday, 12 September 2019, and emphasized on Beneficial Ownership for the Caribbean EITI implementing countries, keeping in mind that for 2020 all EITI countries must disclose the identity of oil, gas and mining companies that participate in tenders for the award of contracts, operate or invest in extractive projects in their country.