The Sierra Leone Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative has held a one day Pre-Validation Workshop to review the EITI Validation templates on the Transparency of Stakeholders Engagement on the Outcomes and Impact ahead of the commencement of Sierra Leone’s valuation scheduled to start on the 1 April 2022. The Human Right Defenders Network Sierra Leone as a member of the MSG was in attendance during the pre-validation exercise. And as a network we would like to call on all the membership of the network to participate and fully disseminate the EITI activity in the country.
The Executive Secretary of the Human Right Defenders Network Sierra Leone has attended a two-day familiarization retreat organized by The Sierra Leone Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative in Bo District, Southern Province. The purpose of the retreat was to familiarize MSGs with the new validation model and templates, establish a dedicated SLEITI MSG sub-committee on validation and update progress made in addressing validation corrective action. To better support relevant, sustainable and impactful EITI implementation, the EITI Board has introduced a new validation model. The new approach maintains the rigor of the validation process while also accommodating the diverse challenges and priorities…