This paper outlines considerations for how to assess progress in meeting Requirement 2.5 on beneficial ownership in Validation. It reflects input by members of the Implementation Committee and experts from partner organisations providing technical assistance on beneficial ownership transparency. The Implementation Committee recommends that the Board agrees the proposals on (1) the assessment framework, (2) the outlined timing of assessment and (3) a broader review of the Validation process.
Board paper 43-5-B, related to decision 2019-48/BM-43
The Implementation Committee recommends that the EITI Board adopts a revised EITI Open data policy (see Annex 1). The Board-approved EITI Open data policy is part of the EITI Standard and has been an important reference for implementing countries in their open data efforts. The revised policy reflects various developments in the open data field and the Board’s encouragement of systematic disclosure by companies and government. It also addresses stakeholder feedback and challenges encountered in implementing countries as documented in Validation.
At the Kyiv Board meeting, the EITI Board agreed proposed amendments to the Articles of Association. The EITI Board proposes these revisions to the EITI Articles of Association for approval by the EITI Member’s Meeting on 17 June 2019. Proposed new wording in each article is marked in red.
In this valedictory piece Eddie Rich highlights several challenges and opportunities for the EITI in the future. The content represents his personal views and should not be treated as the Secretariat’s policy. It focuses on the following themes:
Burkina Faso's 2017 EITI Report covers extractive activities in the country for that fiscal year. The document is in French.