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Iraq Validation 2019

Published Date: 
March, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

In October 2017, the EITI Board agreed that Iraq had made inadequate progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard. See Board decision (here

In this second Validation, the EITI International Secretariat has assessed the progress made in addressing the 22 corrective actions established by the EITI Board following the first Validation. See more under background below. 

Timeline of Validation and related materials

The EITI Board agreed that Ghana has made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI Standard, with considerable improvements.

Published Date: 
February, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Reference: 2019-16/BM-42

Description: see below for the decision in full. PDF attached at bottom of the page.

Where: 42nd Board meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine

Based on: Requirement 8.3 EITI Validation deadlines and consequences

Internal: Board paper 42-5Public domain:Ghana second Validation 2018News item on the decision: EITI countries progress on path to transparent and accountable extractive sectorsScorecard:

GOC meeting #36 - Cancelled

Published Date: 
January, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

This meeting was cancelled. Its number was maintained to avoid confusion with future meetings where "placeholders" had already been sent.

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Limited engagement policy

Published Date: 
March, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

The EITI Board adopted a policy on “limited EITI engagement” is at its Board meeting in Manila in October 2017 (decision reference: 2017-48/BM-38

The policy set out in section 2 below has two parts. Section 2.1 sets out a mechanism for more strictly limiting EITI implementation to resource rich countries, and is intended for countries considering EITI implementation. Section 2.2 outlines a mechanism that the EITI could offer to existing implementing countries with limited extractive sectors, drawing on the tools available in the EITI Standard. 

The Board agreed on recommendations with regards to governance challenges in implementing countries

Published Date: 
September, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Reference: 2017-58/BM-38

The EITI Board agreed the following recommendations:

How implementing countries put into practice how Requirement 1.4b

Implementing countries should explain any per diem policies in the terms of reference for the MSG or elsewhere on their websites where governance rules are explained. Countries that do not pay per diems should explicitly state this.Records of any per diems paid the preceding fiscal year should be made publicly available.

The Board agreed on recommendations on systematic disclosures.

Published Date: 
January, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Reference: 2018-8/BM-39/BP-39-4-A

The EITI Board agreed the following recommendations:

That by end 2018, all implementing countries are expected to develop a costed work plan for 2019 and onwards that includes steps to mainstream EITI implementation in company and government systems within 3-5 years, with the scope to seek a longer transitional period where needed. This approach acknowledges that the circumstances differ in each country, that not all countries will be able to transition to systematic disclosure at the same speed,

Cameroon Validation 2017

Published Date: 
June, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Validation commenced on 1 July 2017. Cameroon was found to have made meaningful progress.

Country visit: 2-6 October 2017

Secretariat initial assessment was completed on 19 December 2017. 

The draft Validation report was circulated to the MSG on 17 January 2018, with a deadline for comments on 8 February 2018.

The Validation report was issued on 8 March 2018.

Discussed in VC at meetings on 26 January 13 February and 

Afghanistan 2017 Validation

Published Date: 
December, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

On 18 January 2019, Afghanistan was found to have made inadequate progress in implementing the EITI Standard. See Board decision 2019-2/BC-264

Timeline of Validation and related materials

1 November 2017 - Validation commenced20 - 25 January 2018 - Country visit 

Initial data collection and stakeholder consultations

9 July 2019 - Report on Initial data collection and stakeholder consultation [

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