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PRESIDENTIAL DECREE OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC

of November 14, 2014 No. 203

About the Concept of state policy of the Kyrgyz Republic in the religious sphere for 2014-2020

Based on the Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic, and also for the purpose of implementation of the Decision of Council of defense of the Kyrgyz Republic of November 3, 2014, taking into account provisions of the National sustainability strategy of the Kyrgyz Republic for 2013-2017 about protection of the fundamental principles of human rights, liberties of conscience and religions, enhancement of system of state regulation and interaction with the religious organizations, further strengthening of legality and public safety, and also need of taking measures to preserving culture, language and cultural wealth of the people of Kyrgyzstan, to ensuring identity of development of the country I decide:

1. Approve the enclosed Concept of state policy of the Kyrgyz Republic in the religious sphere for 2014-2020 (further - the Concept) approved by Council of defense of the Kyrgyz Republic on November 3, 2014.

2. To the government of the Kyrgyz Republic:

1) with the assistance of State commission for religions of the Kyrgyz Republic till January 1, 2015 to develop the Actions plan on implementation of the Concept taking into account proposals of members of council of defense of the Kyrgyz Republic;

2) to take necessary measures for financial provision of implementation of the Actions plan, determination of the bodies and officials responsible for its realization.

3. To provide to state commission for religions of the Kyrgyz Republic together with the working group of Council of defense of the Kyrgyz Republic on reform of state policy in the religious sphere in cooperation with mass media and other institutes of civil society broad informing the population, the religious organizations on basic provisions of the Concept and the course of its realization.

4. To impose control of execution of this Decree on the Office of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic.

5. This Decree becomes effective from the date of official publication.

President of the Kyrgyz Republic

A. Atambayev

Appendix

Approved by the Presidential decree of the Kyrgyz Republic of November 14, 2014 No. 203

The concept of state policy of the Kyrgyz Republic in the religious sphere for 2014-2020

Introduction

The concept of state policy of the Kyrgyz Republic in the religious sphere for 2014-2020 (further - the Concept) determines the main directions and the principles of state regulation of activities of the religious organizations and associations.

The concept is developed on the basis of the constitutional principle of the secular state (Art. 1 of the Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic) taking into account that the state and its bodies serve all society, but not its some part (the Art. 5), and also provisions of Art. 7 of the Constitution according to which in the Kyrgyz Republic no religion can be established as state or obligatory; the religion and all cults are separated the state; intervention of religious associations and attendants of cults in activities of state bodies is forbidden.

This Concept - official vision by the state of the purposes, tasks and necessary measures for realization of priorities of the Section "Optimization of State and Religious and Interfaith Relations" of the National sustainability strategy of the Kyrgyz Republic for 2013-2017.

The concept is developed in pursuance of the Presidential decree of the Kyrgyz Republic "About implementation of the decision of Council of defense of the Kyrgyz Republic on state policy in the religious sphere" of February 7, 2014 No. 24.

The religion is important part of social, cultural and spiritual development of the Kyrgyz Republic. For years of independence in the Kyrgyz Republic conditions for free development of the religious sphere were created. Limits for cult, social, production and economic and other activities of the religious organizations were lifted. The foundation of the civilized state and confessional relations is laid, prerequisites for constructive dialogue, social partnership between the state and the religious organizations are created.

At the same time state bodies and society clearly realize need of development of conceptual fundamentals of religious policy and determination of format of interaction of the state and religion. About it witnesses the Decision of Council of defense of the Kyrgyz Republic of February 3, 2014, and also the opinions expressed during public discussions in case of development of this Concept.

In the course of development of the Concept conditions for participation of representatives of state bodies and the general public in development of methodological bases and conceptual base of realization of effective state policy in the religious sphere of Kyrgyzstan were created. In work progress over the document in format of public and expert discussion were developed and approved:

- key concepts, the principles and values on which state policy in the religious sphere is based;

- priority directions of the state religious policy, area of interaction of the state and religion;

- stages and mechanisms of realization of state policy in the religious sphere.

I. The principles and the purpose of state policy in the religious sphere

1.1. Vision and the principles of state regulation of the religious sphere according to national interests of the Kyrgyz Republic

Proceeding from the constitutional principles, and also the analysis of the situation which developed now in the religious sphere, the Concept contains the following vision of future interaction of the state and religion in the Kyrgyz Republic.

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