MSI Integrity finds governance gaps in Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative’s multi-stakeholder groups

In February 2014, MSI Integrity published an evaluation on whether national EITI multi-stakeholder groups are operated and governed effectively. A summary report and guidance notes for civil society and for developing multi-stakeholder governance are available in English, French, and Spanish.

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Report
18 February 2015

Summary report

Author: MSI Integrity

The report assesses whether national multi-stakeholder groups—the driving force of EITI—are operated and governed effectively. It comes at a timely moment for EITI, as countries prepare for validation under the EITI Standard in 2015...The report finds that while several countries have adopted some innovative governance practices, there are significant shortcomings of multi-stakeholder governance in most countries. A striking finding is that none of the countries assessed met all the governance requirements of EITI’s new rules, the EITI Standard.

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Report
17 February 2015

Full report

Author: MSI Integrity

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Article
17 February 2015

Guidance Note 1: Good practices for civil society participation in multi-stakeholder groups

Author: MSI Integrity

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17 February 2015

Guidance Note 2: Protocol for developing robust internal governance rules and procedures for multi-stakeholder groups

Author: MSI Integrity

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Article
12 February 2015

The journey is half the fun - Some thoughts on the freshly released MSI Integrity report

Author: Pablo Valverde, Country Manager for the Middle East and North Africa at the EITI International Secretariat

...MSI Integrity has assessed whether national MSGs [multi-stakeholder groups] are being governed and operated effectively. While we at the Secretariat and elsewhere in the EITI consider and comment on this report, I simply wish to draw out a couple of ideas from it...

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