Timor-Leste Validation 2018

Published Date: 
January, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

On 14 February 2018, the EITI Board found that Timor-Leste addressed all corrective actions and had made satisfactory progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard. See decision 2018-15/BM-39/BP-39-5-H

In this second Validation the EITI International Secretariat has assessed the progress made in addressing the ten corrective actions established by the EITI Board following Timor Leste’s first Validation in 2016. See more under background below. 

Timeline of Validation and related materials 

Chad Validation 2018

Published Date: 
September, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

On 8 May 2019, Chad was found to have made meaningful overall progress in implementing the EITI Standard. See Board decision 2019-38/BC-273

Timeline of Validation and related materials

Validation commenced on 1 September 2018.

A country visit took place on 8-11 October 2018.

The International Secretariat's initial assessment was completed on 24 January 2019. 

The draft Validation report and initial assessment was circulated to the MSG on 13 February 2019. 

The final Validation report was issued on 25 March 2019. 

Systematic disclosure toolkit

Published Date: 
March, 2018
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Extractive industry transparency should not be confined to an EITI Report. Rather, it should become an integral part of how governments manage their extractive sector and companies manage their operations.

This toolkit includes an introductory document which explains what mainstreaming means in practice; it includesa tool for assessing which disclosures are made systematically, and provides some examples of how countries have mainstreamed some aspects of the EITI Standard.

Validation of Mali 2016 - reports

Published Date: 
May, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

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:

Report on the initial data collection by the International Secretariat (English French)Mali EITI multi-stakholder group's response to the initial data collection (English

Validation Mauritania 2016 - reports

Published Date: 
March, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Mauritania's Validation commenced on 1 July 2016.  On March 8 2017, the EITI Board found that Mauritania has made meaningful progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard. 

The following documentation laid the basis for the Board's decision, attached below:

Initial data collection and stakeholder consultation [English French]Comments from the multi-stakeholder group (

Validation São Tomé and Príncipe 2016 - reports

Published Date: 
March, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

São Tomé and Príncipe's Validation commenced on 1 July 2016.  On March 8 2017, the EITI Board found that São Tomé and Príncipe has made meaningful progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard. 

The following documentation laid the basis for the Board's decision, attached below:

Initial data collection by the International Secretariat [English Portuguese]Comments from the multi-stakeholder group (MSG) [

Validation Ghana 2016 - reports

Published Date: 
March, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Ghana's Validation commenced on 1 July 2016.  On March 8 2017, the EITI Board found that Ghana has made meaningful progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard. 

The following documentation laid the basis for the Board's decision, attached below:

Initial data collection by the International SecretariatGhana EITI (GHEITI) comments on the initial assessmentValidation Report by the independent Validator SDSG Ghana EITI multi-stakeholder group's comments on Validation Report 

Validation Timor-Leste 2016 - reports

Published Date: 
January, 2017
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Timor-Leste's Validation commenced on 01 July 2016. On January 11 2017, the EITI Board found that Timor-Leste has made meaningful progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard

The following documentation laid the basis for the Board's decision, attached below:

Initial data collection by the International SecretariatComments by the multi-stakeholder group (MSG) on the initial data collectionValidation Report by the independent Validator SDSG (

Validation Azerbaijan 2016 - reports

Published Date: 
October, 2016
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Azerbaijan was validated in the fall of 2016. On October 26 2016, the EITI Board found that Azerbaijan had made meaningful progress with implementing the EITI Standard (2016) with considerable improvements across several requirements compared to the first Validation in 2015. 

The following documentation laid the basis for the Board's decision, attached below:

Initial data collection by the International SecretariatValidation Report by the independent Validator SDSGComments made by stakeholders on both the initial data collection and the Validation Report

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