ToR scoping study

Standard Terms of Reference for an EITI scoping study

Published Date: 
May, 2016
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

This document has been issued by the EITI International Secretariat as a standardised model Terms of Reference (TOR) for implementing countries that wish to conduct a scoping study to inform scoping decisions related to preparation of their EITI reports.

Countries may wish to use parts of or the entire TOR depending on the scoping needs. The text in brackets should be completed by the MSG. Questions about this document can be directed to the International Secretariat.

For guidance on scoping, please also see Guidance note 9

EITI Consultation

Consultation: A platform for progress?

Published Date: 
May, 2014
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

The International Secretariat invites EITI stakeholders to submit comments and proposals for improving how EITI implementation is assessed, including EITI Validation. Below are some questions that the EITI is seeking to address through this consultation.

We welcomed comments by 2 May 2014 - to Dyveke Rogan (drogan@eiti.org). Submissions received are listed below

The EITI Standard was adopted in May 2013, with the support of all EITI stakeholders. Relatively limited changes were made to how implementation performance is assessed,

EITI Guidance note 13

Guidance note 13 on defining materiality, reporting thresholds and reporting entities

Published Date: 
March, 2016
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Requirement 4.1

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A fundamental element of the EITI is the disclosure of payments and revenues from oil, gas and mining. All implementing countries are required to disclose information about how much extractive companies pay in taxes, royalties and other payments and how much the government agencies have received. 

This data has to be comprehensive, i.e. give the reader a complete picture of the total revenues received from natural resources.

Guidance note 22

Guidance note 22 on how to plan for beneficial ownership disclosure (roadmap)

Published Date: 
April, 2016
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Relates to requirement 2.5

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Guidance on developing a beneficial ownership roadmap consists of: 

Guidance note 22 (this page)Powerpoint presentation on developing a roadmap on beneficial ownership (see more languages attached below)You can find further resources under point 5. Further reading

Reports to Reform

Published Date: 
February, 2016
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

Highlighting the potential of recommendations from EITI Reports

EITI Protocol: Participation of civil society

Published Date: 
January, 2015
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

The active participation of civil society in the EITI process is key to ensure that the EITI leads to greater accountability. 

The Protocol: Participation of civil society is part of the EITI Standard. This revised version is effective as of 1 January 2015.

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Introduction The EITI’s interpretation of the provisions on civil society2.1 Expression2.2 Operation2.3 Association2.4 Engagement2.5 Access to public decision-making2.6 Available doc

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