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Kyrgyz Republic

Citizen Monitoring of Parliament (KG0020)



Action Plan: Kyrgyz Republic Action Plan 2018-2020

Action Plan Cycle: 2018

Status: Active


Lead Institution: The Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic

Support Institution(s): The Social committee, the Agrarian committee of the Jogorku Kenesh, the Scientific and Research Center of the Parliament, the State Agency for local selfgovernment and interethnic relations The Union of LSGs, Policy Development Institute, Westminster Foundation for Democracy

Policy Areas

Open Parliaments, Participation in Lawmaking, Public Participation, Regulatory Governance, Social Accountability

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: Pending IRM Review

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review


April 01, 2019 – November 30, 2019
Lead implementing agency The Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic

Commitment description

What is the public problem that the commitment will address?
One of the main functions of the JK is to exercise parliamentary oversight, including control over the implementation of the adopted laws and decisions of the legislature. However, the Jogorku Kenesh lacks the procedure and methodology for monitoring and evaluating the implementation of laws.

What is the commitment?
Introduction of civil society participation practice in the parliamentary evaluation of the implementation of laws, programs and activities of state bodies accountable to the Parliament.

How will the commitment contribute to the resolution of the public problem?
The adoption of monitoring and evaluation methodologies to the activities of Jogorku Kenesh will enable parties to analyze the extent to which adopted legal acts are being executed, as well as provide an understanding of how the adoption of particular laws affected the situations in certain areas of public life. The abovementioned practices will also expose challenges in law enforcement and show how effectively the law regulates public relations Strengthening parliamentary oversight

Why is this commitment relevant to OGP values?
Inclusion of citizens, accountability Additional information The expert group has already prepared draft methodologies. They were already tested in two committees and recommended by the Jogorku Kenesh

Milestone Activity with a verifiable deliverable Budget

Task 1: Jogorku Kenesh develops and adopts monitoring and evaluation methodologies on implementation of laws and decisions of the Jogorku Kenesh, of state programs of state bodies accountable to the Parliament, that reflect the role of the civil society (the methodologies have already been developed and tested in two parliamentary committees) Methodologies reflecting the role of the civil society are developed and adopted to assess the implementation of laws, decisions of the Jogorku Kenesh, state programs and state bodies accountable to the Parliament. Funds of the development partners Funds from the republican budget April 2019 October 2019
Task 2: Discussion and concordance of the draft methodologies in the Committee on Constitutional Law and submission of the draft Resolution approving the methodologies to the plenary session of the Jogorku Kenesh Methodologies agreed and adopted Funds of the development partners Funds from the republican budget September 2019 October 2019 32
Task 3: Introduction of alternative reports provision on the activities of the state bodies accountable to the Parliament by the civil society: Drafting a decision (Resolution) of the Jogorku Kenesh on alternative reports by the civil society and expert organizations Introduction of alternative (independent) reports provision on the activities of state bodies accountable to the Parliament by the civil society. Funds of the development partners Funds from the republican budget September 2019 November 2019 Contact Information Name of responsible person from implementing agency Title, Department The Committee on the Constitutional Law, State Structure, Judicial and Legal Issues and the Rules of Procedure of the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic Email and Phone Other state actors involved CSOs, private sector,multilaterals, working groups “Civic Union” Public Association; Association of NGOs to promote rights and interests of children


  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, Open Parliaments

  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, Access to Information

  10. Open Data - Education

    KG0002, 2018, Access to Information

  11. Open Data - Health

    KG0003, 2018, Access to Information

  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

  16. Platform for Managing Aid

    KG0008, 2018, Access to Information

  17. Public Procurement Transparency

    KG0009, 2018, Access to Information

  18. Local Budget Transparency

    KG0010, 2018, Capacity Building

  19. Access to State and Municipal Authorities

    KG0011, 2018, Access to Information

  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, Anti-Corruption

  24. Participatory Auditing

    KG0016, 2018, Anti-Corruption

  25. Election Finance Transparency

    KG0017, 2018, Anti-Corruption

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