As a result of the last validation, a decision was made regarding the status of Kazakhstan in Oslo (Norway) on February 13-14, 2019 during the 39-th Meeting of the EITI International Board. The EITI International Board decided that Kazakhstan has made a significant progress in the EITI implementation. A number of recommendations was given for corrective actions during 18 months until August 13, 2019 http://eiti.geology.gov.kz/ru/validation
Corrective measures related to the international requirement 1.4 of the EITI Standard to ensure the diverse and representative participation of civil society in the National Council of Interested Parties (NCIP); requirement 2.3 on the publication of license registries, as well as date of award and their validity; requirement 2.6 regarding a participation of the country and companies, involved in geological exploration, mining and transportation of the mineral resources, disclosure of property rights, financial relationships; requirement 3.2 on the cost of mined mineral resources; requirement 4.3 on barter deals (swap agreements with Russia), quasi-fiscal expenditures of enterprises and other.
Kazakhstan carried out remedial actions by the due date (August 13, 2019) and published an Additional Report to the 13-th National Report for 2017 (validation is carried out according to the latest published report) on the EITI National website, in the section of National Reports – 2017 http://eiti.geology.gov.kz/ru/national-reports
The EITI International Board agreed on the following procedure for the second and subsequent validations:
The decision of the EITI International Board regarding the status of Kazakhstan is expected by the end of October, 2019.