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Published Date: 
October, 2021

United Kingdom 2021 Validation Report

Assessment of progress in implementing the 2019 EITI Standard

On 20 October 2021, the United Kingdom was found to have achieved a high overall score (90 points) in implementing the 2019 EITI Standard. The Validation Report outlines the full assessment of the United Kingdom's Validation by requirement. It is based on extensive stakeholder consultations and a review of three templates that reflect the components of EITI Validation, namely “Outcomes and impact”, “Stakeholder engagement” and “Transparency”. The Board decision, including corrective actions needed before the United Kingdom's next Validation, is published in the decisions register

Validation is the EITI’s quality assurance mechanism to assess implementing countries on their ability to meet the provisions of the EITI Standard.