On January 13, 2016 the Draft Law on Conflict of Interests past the first reading with 99 MPs voting “for”and 3 “against”. A Draft Law on Conflict of Interests was developed and submitted to the Parliament in July of 2015 after a series of public hearings and coordination with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic. These efforts and outcomes werepart of the IMC project “The institution of conflict of interest in the public service in Kyrgyzstan” supported by the USAID Collaborative Governance Program. For more inforamtion, please visit:http://www.ewmi-cgp.org/en/news/current-news.html and see the latest news at: http://kg.akipress.org/news:629419