The AEITI has been a signatory to the Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) Global Standard since 2010. The AEITI implements the EITI Standard through a Multi Stakeholder Group (MSG) comprised of representatives from civil society, the private sector and government ministries. The MSG is responsible for steering the AEITI process, including with regard to establishing data reporting templates, establishing an annual work plan for AEITI, and aligning the work of AEITI with national priorities. The AEITI Secretariat, housed within the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP), is an agency that provides administrative and operational leadership for the implementation of AEITI.

Aligned with international best practice, AEITI was established to help promote the efficient and effective management of extractive resources in the country. It operates in accordance with the EITI principles and criteria, such as transparency, inclusiveness and openness in the management of extractive resources, which are viewed as engines for sustainable growth and national development.

Core functions

The Secretariat conducts the affairs of the AEITI under the direction and supervision of the Multi Stakeholder Group.

In order to effectively carry out the directives of the MSG, the Secretariat will be organized in the most effective manner and will comprise of four (4) departments to carry out specific duties as assigned to the Secretariat by the MSG: a

  • Communications Department
  • Admin/HR Department
  • Reconciliation Department
  • Technical Department

The National Coordinator is the head of the Secretariat and will direct the Secretariat’s departments as necessary to satisfy the Purpose of the Secretariat. All departments within the Secretariat will report directly to the National Coordinator.


  1. Communications Department
  2. Admin/HR Department
  3. Reconciliation Department
  4. Technical Department