Session of EITI National Council Concerned Parties

Session of EITI National Council Concerned PartiesA regular session of EITI (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative) Concerned Parties National Council was held at the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies on the 20th of November. Nurlan Sauranbayev,Vice-Minister of Industry and New Technologies, chaired the Session.

Representatives of four parties within the Council: the RoK Parliament Lower Chamber (Majilis) members, governmental institutions, subsoil user-companies associations and NGOs took part in the Session.

The issues discussed were mainly related to introduction of new EITI standards, adopted this year by Sydney Global Conference, in Kazakhstan. The new standards shall be incorporated in one of the most fundamental documents of the Initiative which is EITI Work Plan and also in the content of the Terms of Reference for verification and the forms to be filled-in attached thereto.

Furthermore, the National Council made a decision to carry out an analytical survey within the World Bank Joint Economic Researches Program to assess the opportunities for new requirements introduction in the country in post-validation period.

The Session Minutes and other information on EITI implementation in Kazakhstan are available in appropriate Chapter.

The Session of EITI National Council Parties Concerned

Committee of Geology and Subsoil use of the Ministry of Industry and New Technology of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Geoportal of Tajikistan

Central Asian Countries Geoportal

Геопортал ЦАС

Geoportal of Kyrgyzstan