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2021 Changes to EITI Validation explainer

Published Date: 
December, 2020
EITI International Secretariat

To better support relevant, sustainable and impactful EITI implementation, the EITI Board has introduced a new Validation model.

The new approach maintains the rigour of the Validation process while also accommodating the diverse challenges and priorities of implementing countries. It supports regular oversight of disclosures by multi-stakeholder groups. It also seeks to engage stakeholders throughout the process and ensure that intended outcomes of EITI implementation are being met.

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Brief: The business case for SOE transparency

Published Date: 
November, 2020

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) often own and operate key aspects of the value chain in the mining, oil and gas industries, as explorers, producers, logistics providers, refiners, marketers and private-sector partners.

As SOEs are increasingly corporatising their operations, transparency in financial disclosures has become central to their ability to raise funds, develop new partnerships and improve their accountability to their primary shareholders in government and to citizens as the ultimate beneficiaries. Global standards and guidelines for SOE disclosures and governance,

Project-level reporting in the extractive industries

Published Date: 
November, 2018
EITI Secretariat

Tracking payments by project from companies to government.

Project-level reporting, also called “project-by-project” reporting, means that companies disclose payments by project, for example, royalties paid on gold production at a specific mine. Having access to this data allows citizens and government officials to assess whether the government receives what it ought to from each individual extractive project. That’s because payments can be compared with the terms set out in the laws or contracts governing the project.