|The European Union provides methodology training to Kazakh and Uzbek judges in Shymkent||21 September 2017||
SHYMKENT – On 21-22 September 2017, Shymkent will host regional judicial training seminars jointly organised by the EU-Central Asia Rule of Law Platform and GIZ, with support from the Supreme Courts of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
Two training seminars will be organised with support from the Supreme Court of Kazakhstan and the Supreme Court of Uzbekistan, for a group of 30 Kazakh and Uzbek judicial trainers and judges.
|The European Union backs the Kyrgyz Bar’s strategy to protect lawyers’ rights and increase ethical standards||29 June 2017||
On 30 June 2017, Osh will host a round table «On the protection of lawyers’ rights and ethical standards of the legal profession», organised by the EU-Central Asia Rule of Law Platform, in cooperation with the Kyrgyz and the Paris Bars.
The objective of the round-table is to provide exposure to best European practices in the area of protection of the rights of lawyers and ethical standards and to propose related recommendations aimed both at lawyers themselves and at decision makers, and the public in general. The round-table would therefore contribute to reinforcing the independence of lawyers and to strengthening the rule of law in the Kyrgyz Republic. Experts from France, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic will engage in a dialogue and will exchange information on the laws and practices of their countries, with emphasis of relevant case law of the European Court of Human Rights.
|The European Union abets dialogue on the Attorney-Client Privilege in Almaty||19 May 2017||
ALMATY – On 22 May 2017, Almaty will host a round table «On the Attorney-Client privilege», organised by the EU-Central Asia Rule of Law Platform, in cooperation with the Almaty and Paris Bars.
The objective of the round-table is to provide exposure to best European practices in the area of defense rights and to propose recommendations for guaranteeing the independence of lawyers and the effective defense of their clients, contributing to strengthening rule of law in Kazakhstan.
|The European Union holds a regional seminar on “States and International Arbitration” for Central Asian Specialists||18 May 2017||
TASHKENT – In the framework of the Rule of Law Initiative of the European Union for Central Asia, a seminar on international arbitration will take place in Tashkent on 19 May 2017, with support from the European Union and the Ministry of Justice of Uzbekistan.
The objective of the seminar is to create a dialogue and exchange of experience among members of the Central Asian and European communities of arbitrators, and to share advanced European expertise about the institutions and procedures of international arbitration in particular, with the objective of securing cross-border investment and facilitating the resolution of economic disputes opposing mainly Central Asian States or State-owned companies and international investors.