Year 2019

Decisions

Decisions taken at MSG

DECISION TAKEN DATE DEADLINE COMMENTS CURRENT STATUS
A.To initiate procedures for the election of MSG Members, representatives of Civil Society and to be finalized before 13. 02. 2019 Decision No.1, date JANUARY 11, 2019 No comments Approved by Decision No: 1, January 11, 2019
B.To finalize the Annual Evaluation of MSG Members Decision No.1, date JANUARY 11, 2019 No comments Approved by Decision No: 1, January 11, 2019
C.Establishment a Working Group by the MSG, which will be engaged in drafting a 2019 National Work Plan and will result as a product of wider stakeholder discussions, addressing Corrective Actions on the Validation Process and the use of the EITI Report Recommendation to point out the discrepancies in the legal, fiscal and regulatory framework in the field of mining, oil and gas and institutional support for the finalization of the Draft Law on Transparency in the Extractive Industries Sectors. Decision No.1, date JANUARY 11, 2019 No comments Approved by Decision No: 1, January 11, 2019
D.Approval of the Overview for Corrective Actions issued by the Validation Mission Decision No.2, date FEBRUARY 12, 2019 No comments
E.Within February 20, 2019 addressing the issues of existence and materiality of “quasi fiscal” expenditures, confirming the position of MSG in relation to the EITI International Secretariat requirements Decision No.2, date FEBRUARY 12, 2019 No comments
F.Starting work on drafting a Recommendation Action Plan left out in 2016 EITI Report Decision No.2, date FEBRUARY 12, 2019 No comments
Ë. Establishment of a Permanent Working Group, with one representative from each MSG association to follow-up the recommendations left by the Validation Mission and the EITI Report Recommendations by 20. 02. 2019 Decision No.2, date FEBRUARY 12, 2019 No comments

Decisions

MSG decisions taken by Circular

DECISION TAKEN DATE DEADLINE COMMENTS STATUS
A. In accordance with requirement 6.2 of the EITI Standard, the EITI Albania MSG decided that agrees with IA statement in the EITI Report regarding the quasi-fiscal expenditures and that the law and the regulations governing the activity of Albpetrol sh.a. do not foresee such expenditures. Decision No.3, date JANUARY 27, 2019 No comments
B. The EITI Albania MSG, Also stated that the Albanian legal framework does not foresee any obligation for “quasi-fiscal expenditures” nor for the licensed companies operating in the extractive industry in Albania. Decision No.3, date JANUARY 27, 2019 No comments
C. Establishment of the Working Group within EITI Albania MSG for the on-going follow-up of the Validation recommendations and the EITI Report Recommendations with the proposed members as follows: 1. Mynyr Sinanaj 2. Robert Beshello 3. Dritan Dervishaj 4. Anila Hajnaj Decision No.3, date JANUARY 27, 2019 No comments

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