Communications Guide

Published Date: 
October, 2008

This document is now replaced by the new communications guide "Talking Matters":

It starts from the premise that effective communication is an essential though often neglected aspect of EITI implementation. The guide has been written for people who may not be communications specialists but who may have some responsibility for communications work.

Front page of Validation

Changes to EITI Validation

Published Date: 
September, 2020

To better support relevant, sustainable and impactful EITI implementation, the EITI Board is introducing a new Validation model. The new approach will maintain the rigour of the Validation process while also accommodating the diverse challenges and priorities of implementing countries. It supports regular oversight of disclosures by multistakeholder groups. It also seeks to engage stakeholders throughout the process and ensure that intended outcomes of EITI implementation are being met.

Front page of guidance brief

Open contracts 2021: Ensuring a good deal

Published Date: 
May, 2019

The 2019 EITI Standard requires EITI implementing countries to disclose all contracts and licenses that are granted or amended from 1 January 2021.

This new requirement is reflective of how contract transparency in the extractive sector has become a global norm in recent years. To date, more than 30 EITI countries have disclosed their contracts. Major companies have signified support, and civil society organisations have stepped up their efforts on this agenda.

Standard Terms of Reference for Independent Administrator services

Published Date: 
December, 2019
EITI International Secretariat

Find the template Terms of Reference for Independent Administrator services in accordance with the 2019 EITI Standard, endorsed by the EITI Board, below.

It sets out the work to be undertaken by the Independent Administrator. It is typically attached to the contract between the Independent Administrator and the government.

Subsequent to the Board agreement, the Independent Administrator should be encouraged to make recommendations for wider extractive reforms where appropriate and relevant.

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Webinar: Beneficial Ownership road to 2020

Published Date: 
July, 2019

This webinar was held on Thursday, 12 September 2019, and emphasized on Beneficial Ownership for the Caribbean EITI implementing countries, keeping in mind that for 2020 all EITI countries must disclose the identity of oil, gas and mining companies that participate in tenders for the award of contracts, operate or invest in extractive projects in their country.

It is recommended that multi-stakeholder groups use the guidance note on reporting and the model clauses for BO. 

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Webinar: Changes to the 2019 Standard

Published Date: 
July, 2019

This webinar was held on Tuesday, 10 September 2019, and focused on explaining the changes and clarifications of the 2019 Standard for the Caribbean EITI implementing countries. 

Access to the webinar recording can be found here

Below is the presentation used for the webinar. 

EITI 2019 Standard cards

Published Date: 
May, 2019

A set of explainer cards for the 2019 EITI Standard and requirments on commodity trading, contract transparency, enviroment, gender and state owned enterprises.