How EITI implementation contributes to domestic resource mobilisation

Published Date: 
April, 2017
Editor: 
EITI Secretariat

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The brief provides examples from many of the 51 EITI member countries of how they have used their implementation of the EITI Standard to boost domestic resource mobilisation. While progress is being made, the brief concludes by setting out further ways in which countries can make use of the EITI to mobilise domestic resources.

The EITI contributes to domestic resource mobilisation by:

Improving tax administration.Identifying practices that could undermine taxation.Fostering dialogue about fiscal policies and reforms.

Feasibility study: Systematic disclosures of EITI data in Kyrgyz Republic

Published Date: 
March, 2018
Editor: 
EITI

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The EITI International Secretariat has undertaken an assessment of routine online disclosures in the extractive sector of the Kyrgyz Republic to examine the country’s readiness to mainstream EITI implementation.In accordance with the Terms of Reference for a mainstreaming feasibility study, the assessment reviews the extent to which there is:

EITI and opportunities for increasing local content transparency

Published Date: 
March, 2018
Editor: 
EITI

While the EITI has typically focussed on the taxes and revenues paid by extractive companies to the government, a review of how EITI countries have covered local content in EITI Reports highlight the opportunities for EITI to contribute to local content transparency in the extractive sector. At least 24 EITI countries have decided to report local content information in EITI reporting. This includes descriptions of local content policies and commitments by companies, figures on local content (employment, procurement, and purchase of goods and nationality of company owners),

Commodity trading transparency stocktake

Published Date: 
February, 2018

This paper is a stocktake of commodity trading transparency in select EITI implementing countries, aiming to shed light on the extent to which the level of transparency about the first sales have improved as a result of the EITI's increased focus on commodity trading transparency. 

EITI and gender equality

Published Date: 
January, 2018
Editor: 
EITI

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The extractive industries can have significant social, economic and environmental impacts on host communities. They can change the natural environment, employment opportunities, the cost of living and social dynamics.  These negative impacts are frequently faced by women and girls and the most vulnerable and most marginalized members of those communities.

Cobertura de información medioambiental en la elaboración de Informes EITI

Published Date: 
November, 2017
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EITI

Un repaso de como los países EITI cubren la información medioambiental en los Informes EITI. 

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ResumenLos Principios de la EITI hacen hincapié en que la riqueza de los recursos naturales debe ser un motor para el crecimiento económico sostenible. Aunque el Estándar EITI no exige ni fomenta la divulgación de información sobre la gestión ambiental, varios países implementadores EITI han incluido alguna información relacionada con el medio ambiente como parte de sus informes EITI. Este documento revisa la cobertura de los impuestos,

Briefing note: EITI and commodity trading

Briefing note: EITI and commodity trading

Published Date: 
November, 2014
Editor: 
EITI

This is a briefing note on the EITI's role in commodity trading under the 2013 EITI Standard.

In many countries, the state receives a share of oil and gas that is being produced. These physical revenues can occur because the state or a State-Owned Enterprise (SOE) operates or owns shares in a producing license, through the existence of production-sharing contracts, or when companies make payments such as royalties with physical commodities rather than money.

Azerbaijan: Assessment of progress with corrective actions 1(i-iii)

Published Date: 
March, 2017
Editor: 
EITI

This Board Paper was presented at the 36th Board meeting in Bogota, Colombia (8-9 March 2017) as a basis for discussion on Azerbaijan's EITI status.  

At its 35th meeting, the EITI Board requested Azerbaijan to undertake three corrective actions by the time of the next Board meeting in order to avoid suspension from the EITI. These corrective actions required undertaking legal and regulatory amendments to eliminate the need for (i) civil society to obtain an extract every two years confirming their registration;

EITI Case Study: Upstream, Downstream, Mainstream?

Published Date: 
January, 2017
Editor: 
EITI

The purpose of this paper is to explore the potential of mainstreamed disclosures by using Nigeria EITI’s (NEITI) participation in the Federation Account Allocation Committee meetings as a concrete example. The information used in these meetings has the potential to cover EITI Requirements 4.1, 4.2, 4.5, and 5.1-5.3 at least partially. It identifies some of the potential benefits and challenges involved.  We also provide some recommendations to embed transparency and accountability into government systems.

EITI Brief: Using Summary Data

Published Date: 
February, 2017
Editor: 
EITI

We have developed standards and codes of best practices in areas such as data dissemination, fiscal transparency and monetary and financial policies (IMF 1997). Promoting transparency in the extractive industries is another area that the Fund has actively pursued in its technical assistance work. Under the aegis of the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI), a template is now available for reporting and monitoring government revenues from natural resources.

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