On 8 March 2017, Kyrgyz Republic was found to have made inadequate progress overall in implementing the EITI Standard. See Board decision on the first Validation here.
In the second Validation, the EITI International Secretariat has assessed the progress made in addressing the twenty corrective actions established by the EITI Board following the first Validation. See more under background below.
Timeline of Validation and related materials:
- 8 June 2019: Second Validation scheduled to commence.
- 8 June 2019: Extension request from the Kyrgyz Republic EITI Supervisory Board (local MSG) received.
- 2 October 2019: Second Validation commenced.
- 19-22 November 2019: The International Secretariat conducted stakeholder consultations.
- 2 June 2020: The International Secretariat sent the draft assessment to the Supervisory Board
MSG comments & Validation Committee review
- 3 August 2020: The Supervisory Board provided comments. The International Secretariat then finalised for review by the Validation Committee.
- 9 September 2020: The Validation Committee reviewed VC Paper 30-2 on the second Validation of the Kyrgyz Republic.
- 22 September 2020: The Validation Committee sent a recommendation to the Board (for decision): Second Validation of the Kyrgyz Republic, Board circular 296.
- 29 September 2020: The EITI Board decided that Kyrgyz Republic has made meaningful progress with considerable improvements in implementing the 2016 Standard [Board decision 2020-73]
The first Validation of the Kyrgyz Republic commenced on 1 July 2016. On 8 March 2017, the EITI Board found that the Kyrgyz Republic had made inadequate progress overall in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard (see Board decision 2017-9/BM-36/BP-36-5-C). The EITI Board established twenty corrective actions related to:
- Government engagement (#1.1)
- MSG governance (#1.4)
- License allocations (#2.2)
- License register (#2.3)
- Policy on contract disclosure (#2.4)
- State participation (#2.6)
- Production data (#3.2)
- Export data (#3.3)
- Barter agreements (#4.3)
- Transportation revenues (#4.4)
- SOE transactions (#4.5)
- Direct subnational payments (#4.6)
- Data quality (#4.9)
- Subnational transfers (#5.2)
- Mandatory social expenditures (#6.1)
- SOE quasi-fiscal expenditures (#6.2)
- Economic contribution (#6.3)
- Public debate (#7.1)
- Follow up on recommendations (#7.3)
- Outcomes and impact of implementation (#7.4)