The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) requires its 52 implementing countries to disclose beneficial ownership information by 1 January 2020. Since the requirement was agreed by the EITI Board in 2016, several governments have introduced reforms. There have been varying degrees of progress given the different political contexts, government systems and levels of capacity. However, considerable progress has been made in developing legal frameworks, increasing awareness among stakeholders,
The EITI Board agreed that the Kyrgyz Republic is eligible for an extension of its Validation deadline due to exceptional circumstances.
The EITI Board agreed that the Kyrgyz Republic is eligible for an extension of its Validation deadline due to exceptional circumstances that led to significant delays in EITI implementation, including publication of the 2015-2016 EITI Report. The Kyrgyz Republic’s Validation deadline is extended by nine months and will commence on 8 June 2019.
This is the Kyrgyz Republic EITI 2017 Annual Progress Report (in accordance with Requirements 7.4 and 8.4).
The EITI International Secretariat has undertaken an assessment of routine online disclosures in the extractive sector of the Kyrgyz Republic to examine the country’s readiness to mainstream EITI implementation.In accordance with the Terms of Reference for a mainstreaming feasibility study, the assessment reviews the extent to which there is:
The Board noted that the Kyrgyz Republic did not publish its 2015 EITI Report by the 31 December 2017 deadline.
The EITI Board notes that the Kyrgyz Republic did not publish the 2015 EITI Report by the deadline of 31 December 2017 and did not submit an extension request.
Recognising that the Kyrgyz Republic is currently suspended due to having achieved insufficient progress during Validation, the EITI Board calls upon the government to ensure progress with the corrective actions, including the publication of an EITI Report that meets requirement 4.8 on timely EITI Reporting (i.e. a 2016 EITI Report),
This is the Kyrgyz Republic EITI 2017-2018 work plan (in accordance with Requirement 1.5).
This is a report submitted by the Independent Validator SDSG on the findings of the 2016 Validations.
SDSG conducted Validations for Azerbaijan, Ghana, Kyrgyz Republic, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mongolia, Nigeria, Norway, Peru, São Tomé & Príncipe, Solomon Islands, Tajikistan, and Timor-Leste
The Kyrgyz Republic's Validation commenced on 1 July 2016. On March 8 2017, the EITI Board found that the Kyrgyz Republic has made inadequate progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard.
The following documentation laid the basis for the Board's decision, attached below:
Initial data collection by the International Secretariat [English] [Russian]Comments from the MSGValidation Report by the independent Validator SDSG [English] [Russian]Industry commentsMSG comments
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The EITI International Secretariat is recruiting a consultant to support the government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the EITI MSG with beneficial ownership work.
The consultancy includes (i) undertaking an analysis of the potential legal/practical/institutional risks and barriers for disclosure of beneficial owners and Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) in the Kyrgyz Republic; and (ii) reviewing data collection procedures for the beneficial ownership and PEPs disclosure. The TORs for the assignment are attached.
Request for expressions of interest: Beneficial ownership communications strategy for Kyrgyz Republic
This REoI is now closed.
The EITI International Secretariat is recruiting a consultant to support the government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the EITI MSG with beneficial ownership work. The consultancy includes (i) producing an advocacy and communication strategy for the Supervisory Board (local MSG) to promote the importance of disclosure of beneficial ownership and PEPs in the mining industry in Kyrgyz Republic; (ii) conducting a workshop with the key stakeholders; and (iii) establishing relations with local media pool. The TORs for the assignment are attached.