On 27 February 2019 the Board agreed that Ghana has made meaningful progress overall with implementing the EITI Standard, with considerable improvements across several individual requirements. See Board decision 2019-16/BM-42
Timeline of Validation and related materials:
8 September 2018: Second Validation commenced.
The yearly workplans set out core activities by the International Secretariat, and are approved by the EITI Board. The work plans reflect the key priorities of the international management of the EITI for the following calendar year.
- Governance Challenges and the Role of International Reporting Standards in Improving Performance
State-owned enterprises (SOEs) can be described as business-oriented majority government-owned institutions that sell goods or services or manage state equity and keep their own balance sheets. More than 146 of these enterprises have been established in the upstream oil, gas or mineral sectors, with almost a third focused primarily on mining. They often play important,
Mali's Validation commenced on 1 July 2016. On 24 May 2017, the EITI Board found that Mali has made meaningful progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard.
The following documentation laid the basis for the Board's decision, attached below:
The objective of the procedure is to recognise implementing countries that make transparency an integral and routine feature of their management systems. It is important to emphasize that the procedure does not alter the EITI’s disclosure requirements. Implementation in accordance with this procedure would require the same information, in the same amount of detail, as is the case today. The procedure would not in any way alter the provisions regarding MSG oversight.
The proposed procedure has seven phases:
The Annual Progress Report provides an overview of all EITI Chad's activities during the past year.
This ASM Scoping Study was undertaken relying on a combination of secondary data and field visits. The scoping study provides a practical roadmap for how the national EITI process in the country could feasibly integrate ASM data in its annual EITI report. The scoping study includes a stakeholder mapping of various actors operating in the informal and semi-formal ASM sector, an overview of revenue streams stemming from ASM at the national and local level, recommendations to the MSG on how to include ASM in EITI reporting,
The EITI invites stakeholders to comment on opportunities to improve the collection, dissemination and utilisation of EITI summary data.
A revised template is attached below for comment. Stakeholders are invited to comment on:
Does the template adequately address the challenges encountered with data collection, including user guidance and issues related to data standardisation? Does the template adequately incorporate new developments in EITI implementation, such as an increased focus on systematic disclosures and enabling project-level reporting?