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International seminar on strengthening parliamentary oversight in the Kyrgyz Republic

21.10.2019 Events
International seminar on strengthening parliamentary oversight in the Kyrgyz Republic

At September 27–28, 2019 in Bishkek city was held an international seminar on strengthening parliamentary oversight in the Kyrgyz Republic where the Parliamentarians of the Kyrgyz Republic and other countries, as well as the representatives of various international organizations and the civil sector have attended. The event was organized by the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic, UNDP in the Kyrgyz Republic, OSCE ODIHR, Swiss Agency for development and cooperation SDC, Public Foundation "Legal Clinic "Adilet". During the seminar the presentations were submitted on diverse areas of the parliamentary oversight where the participants have answered on a number of important and topical questions on this subject. For example, issues related to different aspects of oversight, including budget implementation, realizing sustainable development, building an Open Parliament, the participation of the civil sector in these activities etc. were raised. The director of the Legal Clinic “Adilet” Ch. Dzhakupova also made a presentation in which she emphasized the need to improve the regarding the effectiveness of the parliamentary oversight of the security sector on the Kyrgyz Republic, especially in a view of the recent events that took place on August 7-8, 2019, in the village of Koi-Tash of Alamudun district (text of the speech and a video of the performance annexed).

In follow-up to the seminar, the draft recommendations was developed for the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic with proposals for strengthening parliamentary oversight in Kyrgyzstan, which, once finalized, will be officially sent to the Parliament.

The text of the speech and a video of the performance are available at the following link: 

Speech of the Director of the Public Foundation “Legal Clinic “Adilet” Cholpon Dzhakupova on the parliamentary oversight of security sector

Video- https://youtu.be/qrUHW1JRxwQ

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