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Kyrgyz Republic

Election Financy Transparency (KG0017)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Kyrgyz Republic Action Plan 2018-2020

Action Plan Cycle: 2018

Status: Active

Institutions

Lead Institution: Central Election Commission of the Kyrgyz Republic

Support Institution(s): Ms. Atyr Abdrakhmatova– member of National Forum, member of CEC Mr. Erik Iriskulbekov - Executive Director of the Public Association “Coalition for Democracy and Civil Society

Policy Areas

Asset Disclosure, Capacity Building, Legislation & Regulation, Legislature, Money in Politics

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Pending IRM Review

Relevant to OGP Values: Not Relevant

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review

Description

Transparency of the financing elections (referendums) and election campaign of candidates, political parties, initiative groups
Commitment Start and End Date
September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2020
Lead implementing agency/actor Central Election Commission of the Kyrgyz Republic
Commitment description
What is the public problem that the commitment will address? The lack of complete data on candidates and political parties’ election campaigns financing creates conditions for violation of the election legislation regarding financing of elections, violates the principle of equality of all candidates, prevents conscious will of voters and undermines citizens' confidence in the election results.
What is the commitment? Publication of complete information on candidates and political parties’ campaign financing, including information on persons (organizations) contributing to election fund and expenditure items.
How will the commitment contribute to solve the public problem? Ensuring transparency in financing of election campaigns of candidates, political parties, initiative groups will help improve control over elections financing by citizens, create equal conditions for all candidates and political parties, ensure conscious will of voters and increase citizens' confidence in the election process.
Why is this commitment relevant to OGP values? Transparency: Citizens will get better access to information on the financing of the electoral process
Additional information
Milestone Activity with a verifiable deliverable Budget Start Date End Date
Activity 1: Transparency of the financing elections (referendums) and election campaign of candidates, political parties, initiative groups.
1.1. Develop and introduce amendments to the legislation on disclosing detailed information about financing elections by the state, as well as financing election campaign of candidates. Development partners’ funds
October 2018 December 2018
1.2. Develop methodology and manual on public control of financing elections (referendums) and election campaigns. Development partners’ funds
January 2019 May 2019
1.3. Conduct training for NPO, and mass media representatives on public monitoring:
- the expenditure of budget funds for elections;
- financing of the election campaign of candidates. Development partners’ funds
March 2019 September 2019
1.4. Conduct an information campaign for voters on the need to control:
- the expenditure of budget funds for elections;
- financing election campaign of candidates. Development partners’ funds
September 2019 July 2020
1.5. Develop and approve instructions on financial reporting of candidates. Development partners’ funds
January 2019 May 2019
1.6. Teach representatives of candidates, and political parties the new rules for financing their election campaign. Development partners’ funds
May 2019 September 2019
1.7. To ensure public access to cash flow data of the candidates' electoral funds (through the CEC official website). Development partners’ funds
August 2019 August 2020
Expected result 1 1.1. Jointly with development partners and civil society organizations, amendments to the legislation have been developed and adopted.
1.2. Methodology and manual have been developed. 1.3. Civil society organizations have been trained.
1.4. Voter awareness in the field of financing elections and campaigns has been raised.
1.5. Reporting parameters of the candidates have been identified.
1.6. Representatives of candidates (political parties) were trained in legislation innovations on disclosing funding for election campaign.
1.7. An online mechanism has been placed on the CEC website to provide open access to candidate election funds. Conditions for the equality of candidates and deliberate choice by voters have been created.
Contact information
Name of responsible person from implementing agency Mr. Abdyzhapar Gapyrovich Bekmatov
Title, Department Deputy chairman
Email and Phone a.bekmatov@mail.ru
bekmatov@shailoo.gov.kg
+996 312 66-48-62
Other Actors Involved – State actors involved
CSOs, private sector, multilaterals, working groups Ms. Atyr Abdrakhmatova– member of National Forum, member of CEC
Mr. Erik Iriskulbekov - Executive Director of the Public Association “Coalition for Democracy and Civil Society”


Kyrgyz Republic's Commitments

  1. Citizen Inclusion in Drafting Legislation

    KG0018, 2018, E-Government

  2. Dialogue Between Legislature and Civil Society

    KG0019, 2018, Legislation & Regulation

  3. Citizen Monitoring of Parliament

    KG0020, 2018, Legislature

  4. Coordination between Parliament and Local Government

    KG0021, 2018, Legislation & Regulation

  5. Access to Parliament Building for Citizens

    KG0022, 2018, E-Government

  6. Parliamentary Accountability

    KG0023, 2018, E-Government

  7. Information about Parliament Activities

    KG0024, 2018, Capacity Building

  8. Monitoring of National Action Plan

    KG0025, 2018, E-Government

  9. Open Data

    KG0001, 2018, Capacity Building

  10. Open Data - Education

    KG0002, 2018, E-Government

  11. Open Data - Health

    KG0003, 2018, E-Government

  12. Modernize Judicial Register

    KG0004, 2018, E-Government

  13. Archives Public Access

    KG0005, 2018, E-Government

  14. Single Electronic Portal

    KG0006, 2018, Capacity Building

  15. Budget Transparency

    KG0007, 2018, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  16. Platform for Managing Aid

    KG0008, 2018, E-Government

  17. Public Procurement Transparency

    KG0009, 2018, Audits and Controls

  18. Local Budget Transparency

    KG0010, 2018, Capacity Building

  19. Access to State and Municipal Authorities

    KG0011, 2018, Legislation & Regulation

  20. Public Assurance in Local Authorities

    KG0012, 2018, Legislation & Regulation

  21. State and Municipal Property Disclosure

    KG0013, 2018, Capacity Building

  22. Risk Assessment in Non-Profit Sector

    KG0014, 2018, Capacity Building

  23. Mining Data Disclosure

    KG0015, 2018, E-Government

  24. Participatory Auditing

    KG0016, 2018, Audits and Controls

  25. Election Financy Transparency

    KG0017, 2018, Asset Disclosure