To ; FSG General Director
Dear Friends of the EITI,
The EITI underwent a major shift in 2013. The EITI Standard was launched, significantly increasing the ambition and reach of EITI; efforts were made to increase coverage and use of data; and there were commitments from major new resource rich countries to join the EITI movement. The EITI can now truly claim to be a global Standard.
The EITI Standard makes the EITI more meaningful and more comprehensive
The Standard, which replaces the EITI Rules, moves the process beyond a tick-box exercise to make it more adaptable to the needs of each country and more easily linked to wider reform efforts. The Standard requires the
Our priority in 2014 will be to roll out the EITI Standard to make the EITI more useful to all stakeholders. We will also seek to reach out to more countries.
Use of EITI data
Thirty-five countries have now disclosed their key extractive data. The EITI infographic competition provided an opportunity to illustrat…