Fifteen Validations in 2016 will put a spotlight on the strengths and weaknesses of EITI implementation.
It’s been an intensive year, with many lessons learned. Here, we share our key insights with the larger EITI community.
To validate means generally to substantiate, to verify accuracy and reliability.
In the context of the EITI, Validation refers to the independent assessment and verification of compliance by a country with the provisions of the EITI Standard.
Digging deeper into the EITI Validation data
When the EITI Standard was adopted in 2016, one of the most important changes was a new Validation system. Validation is the EITI’s independent quality assurance mechanism (see the bottom of this blog for more details on the validation process). Results from the first 13 Validations are now available.
EITI Manila Board Meeting Blog: Day 2
The EITI Board continued its 38th meeting in Manila today, building on its first day of discussions on incentivising and acknowledging systematic disclosure. The EITI Board turned its attention to recognising and assessing EITI impact, highlighting opportunities for key countries and planning for the coming year.
Impact through the eyes of the implementers
First impressions from an assessment of Afghanistan progress against the EITI Standard
Legend says that sometime around 2000 BC, an oracle decreed that the next man to enter the city of Telmissus would become king of the Phrygians. Gordias, a farmer riding on an ox-cart, drove into the city and was summarily made king. Decades later, his son, the famous King Midas, commemorated this event by tying the cart to a pole in the town square with a devilishly intricate knot. According to prophesy,