EITI Rules

Published Date: 
April, 2011
Publisher: 
EITI

The EITI Rules 2011 have been replaced by the EITI Standard

The EITI Rules 2011 includes the EITI Principles, Criteria, the EITI Requirements, the EITI Articles of Association, the EITI Validation Guide and Policy Notes issued by the EITI Secretariat, conveying decisions taken by the EITI Board.

On 16 February 2011, the EITI Board agreed a new edition of the EITI Rules An overview of the changes to the EITI Rules - 2011 edition is available

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Reporting guidelines for companies buying oil, gas and minerals from governments

Published Date: 
September, 2020
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

These reporting guidelines are for use by companies buying oil, gas and minerals from governments to inform their disclosures on payments to governments in their own company reports. They aim to ensure the consistent disclosure of payments to the state or state-owned enterprises (SOEs) where:

Oil, gas or minerals are being sold on behalf of the state,EITI requirements are applicable and relevant, orThere is commitment to transparency in commodity sales.

EITI 2019-2020 Outreach Strategy

Published Date: 
September, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

This document proposes the objectives of the strategy, as well as the criteria and strategic approaches that the EITI should use to guide its outreach priorities. In light of these, it proposes outreach priorities for the EITI – including a ramping up of our engagement with state-owned enterprises, financial institutions and southern-based multi-national corporations – and the corresponding resource implications. Finally, it includes a brief background section for the benefit of new Board members, outlining the EITI’s outreach efforts to date and other considerations.

Assessing progress in meeting Requirement 2.5 on beneficial ownership (Board paper 43-5-B)

Published Date: 
August, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

This paper outlines considerations for how to assess progress in meeting Requirement 2.5 on beneficial ownership in Validation. It reflects input by members of the Implementation Committee and experts from partner organisations providing technical assistance on beneficial ownership transparency. The Implementation Committee recommends that the Board agrees the proposals on (1) the assessment framework, (2) the outlined timing of assessment and (3) a broader review of the Validation process.

Board paper 43-5-B, related to decision 2019-48/BM-43

Assessing implementation of EITI’s beneficial ownership requirement

Published Date: 
July, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

This paper outlines a framework how to assess progress in meeting the beneficial ownership requirement (2.5) in EITI Validation. The framework was decided by the Borad in June 2019 (2019-48/BM-43). The framework seeks to ensure that implementing countries have adequate guidance in preparation for the approaching 1 January 2020 deadline. The framework consists of a technical assessment of meeting the requirements’ components, and an assessment of effectiveness.

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