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AL-FARABI KAZAKH NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Kazakhstan

The Al-Farabi Kazakh National University is the leading institution of the system of higher education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which was the first to be granted State certification.

The university, being a member of the International Association of universities and the co-founder of the Eurasian Association of universities, was the first among the universities in Central Asia to sign the Great Charter of Universities in Bologna.

The university consists of 14 functioning faculties, 98 departments, 20 scientific research institutes and centers, a techno-park; more than 2 000 professors, doctors, scientific candidates and PhD’s, more than 100 academicians of the largest academies, about 30 honored figures of the Republic of Kazakhstan, more than 30 laureates of State and nominal awards of RK and 40 laureates of the young scientists’ awards, 45 fellows of state scientific fellowships. More than 18 000 students and masters at the multilevel system of higher professional education study in the university.

Prof. Batyrbek Zhetpisbaev, Professor at the Department of Civil Law, Civil Procedure and Labour Law of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, participated as speaker to the Regional Seminar on Administrative Law in Astana (2-3 November, 2012).

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University Almaty (Kazakhstan)
Address: av. al-Farabi, 71
Tel: +7 (727) 377-33-30, +7 (727) 377-33-31
+7 (727) 377-33-32, +7 (727) 377-33-33
www.kaznu.kz




ALLIANCE FOR BUDGET TRANSPARENCY

Kyrgyz Republic

The Alliance for Budget Transparency and Partners, founded in mid 2007, is a coalition of 16 Kyrgyz NGOs. These NGOs have joined hands and come under one banner to further their common goal, which is to improve the transparency and effectiveness of state and local budgets in Kyrgyzstan by involving citizens in the budget process. They have worked on different aspects of budget transparency and social accountability under small projects funded by DFID, Soros Foundation, UNDP and USAID.

Ms. Roza Gaybulina, Executive Director of the Alliance for budget transparency participated to the seminar on local self-government in Bishkek, on 20 March 2014.

Alliance for budget transparency
budget.kg@gmail.com
http://abt.kg




ALMATY CITY BAR

Kazakhstan

The Almaty City Bar is the largest and most dynamic association of lawyers in Kazakhstan.

The Almaty City Bar is a key element in the system of legal aid in Kazakhstan and unites some of the most qualified and experienced specialists. Its lawyers provide quality legal assistance on all types of cases in almost all regions of Kazakhstan and abroad. Three lawyers, members of the Almaty City Bar were awarded the title of “best lawyer” in 2008, 2009 and 2010.

The Almaty City Bar publishes the magazine "Lawyers". More than 15 lawyers have higher academic degrees and titles, some of them conduct lectures in different Universities in Almaty.

Mr. Daniyar Kanafin, member of the Almaty City Bar, participated as speaker to the Rule of Law Platform regional seminar on judicial capacity in Brussels (12-13 November 2012), to the roundtable on “Fair Criminal Trial and Defence Rights” on October 7, 2013, in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and prepared a leaflet on “The Rights of suspects” which the Rule of Law Platform published.

Almaty City Bar
49/61 Nauryzbai batyr str. 050000, Almaty
tel/fax +7 727 278 04 77
e-mail: agkaweb@gmail.com
http://www.agka.kz




AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ASIA

Kyrgyz Republic

The American University of Central Asia is an international, multi-disciplinary learning community in the American liberal arts tradition. Its curriculum includes the Preparatory Program (New Generation Academy), twelve undergraduate majors and three graduate programs. In addition to its top-flight academic programs, AUCA is committed to freedom of expression, critical inquiry and academic honesty. AUCA is the first university in Central Asia to offer US accredited degrees in liberal arts through a partnership with Bard College in the United States.  In addition to Bard College, AUCA maintains partnerships with other universities and organizations worldwide.

AUCA and Bard College have created a partnership that, by granting Bard degrees to AUCA graduates in nine academic disciplines, will improve the quality of education at AUCA. The two institutions strive to create a new generation of students who believe that they can both do good and do well over a lifetime of learning and work.

Ms. Natalia Alenkina, associate professor in International Law and Business Program of the American University in Central Asia participated to the seminar on drafting the administrative process code of the Kyrgyz Republic (Bishkek, 18-19 October 2013), to the study visit to administrative courts and institutions in Latvia, Germany and France and to European Institutions in Strasbourg, on 13-20 July 2013, and to a research stay at German academic institutions from July 22-August 10, 2013.

American University of Central Asia
205 Abdymomunov St. Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720040
Tel.: (+ 996 312) 66 11 19
Fax: (+ 996 312) 66 32 01
https://www.auca.kg/




ASSOCIATION OF LAWYERS OF KYRGYZSTAN

Kyrgyz Republic

Mission: assistance in creating the rule of law state through the modification of legislation and improvement of professional level of lawyers, providing legal training to population as well as development of legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Purpose and objectives of the Public Union “Association of Attorneys of Kyrgyzstan”:

  •  Protection and representations of interests of members of Association as representatives of legal profession;
  •  Assistance to legal training and acquaintance with the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic;
  • Providing to its members with the information and the materials necessary in their practical activities;
  • Assistance to perfection of professional qualities of the lawyer;
  • Participations in legal reforms, perfection of legislative process on the basis of progressive legal concepts, increase of legal culture and legal education;
  • Establishment and strengthening of professional communication with other professional associations, including internationally;
  • Organisation of conferences, symposiums, round tables, training seminars promoting strengthening of the professional status of the lawyer;
  • Edition of bulletins, newspapers, magazines of legal character, participation in production of films-video-documentaries;
  • Pro bono activities.

Mrs. Chinara Satkynalieva, member of the Association of Lawyers of Kyrgyzstan participated as a speaker to the regional seminar on the “Right to a Fair Trial” in Bishkek on 4-5 April 2013.

Mr. Ruslan Myrzalimov, Member of the Board of the Association of Lawyers of Kyrgyzstan, participated as a speaker to the  Seminar on local self-governance on 20 March, 2014, Bishkek (Kyrgyz Republic).

Association of Lawyers of Kyrgyzstan
4-72, microdistrict 10, 720023 Bishkek
Tel.: +996 (312) 54 27 79
Tel./Fax: +996 (312) 56 68 69
office@aak.kg




BAR ASSOCIATION “SIPAR” OF THE REPUBLIC OF TAJIKISTAN

Tajikistan

The Bar Association "Sipar" was created in 2009 following the reorganization of the Bar of the City of Dushanbe into the Bar Association of the Republic of Tajikistan "Sipar". Currently the Chairman of the Bar Association is Mr. Yorov Buzurgmekhr. The Board consists of 9 members, who meet at least once a month. More than 450 lawyers from all the regions of the country are members of this bar association. At present the Bar Association counts among its members lawyers and law firms from the country and abroad, including Afghanistan, Iran and the Russian Federation. Also, it cooperates with international organizations: the OSCE, the International Bar Association and others.

Mr. Alisher Madjitov, Attorney, Member of the Bar Association “Sipar” of the Republic of Tajikistan, participated to several activities organised by the Rule of Law Platform, as expert.

Independent legal consultancy “Sipar”
Tel: + 992 90 773 74 56,
Email: kayum-yusufov@yandex.ru




BAR OF THE REPUBLIC OF TAJIKISTAN

Tajikistan

Bar of the Republic of Tajikistan was registered by the Ministry of Justice in September 2007. It includes more than 200 attorneys, 42 legal advices. Main objective: to ensure a high level of legal aid, providing high standards of professional ethics, lobbying interests of the legal profession in law, dialogue with society - lighting issues and concerns of advocacy, national and international law.

Mr. Solidjon Ibragimov, member of Presidium of Bar Association of Tajikistan, participated as speaker to the Regional Seminar on Administrative Law in Astana (2-3 November, 2012).

Mr. Zafar Makhmudov, Deputy President, and attorneys Ms. Zukhra Suleimanova and Ms. Nigora Khaitova, participated as speakers to the Training Workshop “Particularities of Criminal Justice in Tajikistan (10-11.09.2013).

Mr. Naim Amirbekov, President, Mr. Zafar Makhmudov, Deputy President, Mr. Alisher Madjitov and Ms. Nazira Rakhimova, Attorneys of the Bar participated to the National workshop on “Support to the justice reform of Tajikistan” (5 March, 2014).




CASPIAN PUBLIC UNIVERSITY

Kazakhstan

Caspian Public University, founded in 1992, is a multidiscipline university that provides high-quality and continuing education programs for pre-university education (College), bachelor´s, master degrees and doctorate (University).

Prof. Dr. Eugeniy Porokhov, Director of the Institute of Financial and Tax Law, Professor of the Caspian Public University participated as speaker to the Regional Seminar on Administrative Law in Astana (2-3 November, 2012).

Caspian Public University
521, Seifullin str., Almaty
Tel: +7 (727) 250 00 17, +7 (727) 279 62 78
E-mail: caspianuniversityofficial@gmail.com

http://www.kou.kz/




CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF TURKMENISTAN

Turkmenistan

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry is established to promote Turkmenistan's economic development, it's integration with the international economic system, the formation of a modern industrial, financial and trade infrastructure, the establishment of favorable conditions for business, harmony of relations between entrepreneurs and their partners.

The Turkmenistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry carries out the following major tasks:

  • protects the interests of its members in Turkmenistan and abroad, dealing with economic and foreign economic activities;
  • promotes the development of the competitive goods output, use the possibilities to attract foreign technologies, investments and establishment of joint enterprises and other form of cooperation;
  • promotes development the entrepreneurship activity, provides training of update instruments to carry business, and study-tours to other Chambers;
  • promotes the export of goods and services, - provides a practical assistance to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry members to generate transactions in foreign markets and assimilate new ways of cooperation;
  • informs members about world prices on goods and services rendered, collects commercial information;
  • issues information and advertising and methodical materials;
  • hosts meetings, conferences, business-forums and congresses.

Chamber of Commerce of Turkmenistan
17, B. Karryev Street, Ashgabat 744000 ‎
Tel: 993-12-354717, Fax: 993-12-35-13-52‎
Website: cci.gov.tm
Email: ccitm@online.tm, mission@online.tm; chamber@cci.gov.tm;




CIVIL SERVICE ACADEMY UNDER THE PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN

Turkmenistan

The Civil Service Academy was created on September 12, 2008 by the Decree of the President. The Academy prepares civil servants in different areas and at various levels in the government. Students are provided with deep theoretical and practical knowledge on law, economics, management, state regulation, IT, computer literacy and other subjects.

During the training course with the support of international experts and the UNDP different events on current issues of governance are organized.

In order to consolidate and expand theoretical knowledge on law, economics and humanities, all students do practical work in the Mejlis of Turkmenistan and Ministry on economy.




DEVELOPMENT POLICY INSTITUTE

Kyrgyz Republic

The Development Policy Institute (DPI) is a non-profit non-governmental organization with experienced experts in the area of various fields of legislation, reforms of public and municipal management, local self-governance (LSG) and community development; and mass communication.

The mission: further development of the Kyrgyz Republic’s achievements in the sphere of decentralization of public management and development of LSG, improvement of quality of municipal and public services, development of economic journalism, improvement of economic and financial literacy of the population.

Spheres of activity:
  • Political, administrative and financial independence of LSG
  • National and local legislation
  • Public and municipal finances management, including IT technologies
  • Local economic development
  • Municipal property management
  • Public private partnership
  • Enhancing LSG potential
  • Relationship and interaction of LSG with the Government
  • Community involvement in budget process, transparency of public and municipal finance and other resources management
  • Access to information processed by central and local governments
  • Economic journalism
  • Development of regional (local) mass media
  • Improvement of economic and financial literacy of the population
  • Municipality magazine.

Ms. Nadezhda Dobretsova, Chair of Board of the Development Policy Institute, participated as a speaker to the  Seminar on local self-governance on 20 March, 2014, Bishkek (Kyrgyz Republic).

Development Policy Institute
44, Usenbaev Street, 720021, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Tel.: +(996 312) 976-530, 976-531 Fax: +(996 312) 976-529
office@dpi.kg, nadya.dobretsova@gmail.com, www.dpi.kg




DIPLOMATIC ACADEMY UNDER THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC

Kyrgyz Republic

The Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic is the country's special institution for the training of specialists in international affairs to work in its missions and embassies abroad.

The Diplomatic Academy was established by presidential decree in 2001. It is located in Bishkek and offers various types of training for professionals, such as:
  • short and long-term training, from one month to 4 years of diplomatic employees to serve in foreign missions and institutions of Kyrgyzstan in accordance with the tasks defined by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country
  • retraining ministry staff by reshaping them into new fields of work
  • Bachelor courses on international relations for bodies of the state power and governance of the Kyrgyz Republic such as the Government and Office of the President, as well as for other structures associated with the international affairs of the country
  • postgraduates training.
  • The Academy also produces training foreign citizens.

Education and retraining cover areas such as:

  • diplomacy
  • world politics and international relationships
  • consular case specialists by country,and economic , humanitarian and other contacts and relations of the country with foreign countries
  • general and international law, as well as
  • language professionals in areas such as English, French, Spanish, Turkish, Iranian studies, Arabic studies, Sinology, etc.

Pr. Kairat Osmonaliev, Deputy Head of the Diplomatic Academy under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic is author of the Analytical study of the criminal procedural legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic. He participated as speaker to the regional seminar on the “Right to a Fair Trial” on 4-5 April 2013 and to the National workshop for the Kyrgyz Republic on “improving the efficiency of justice” (9 December 2013), both events ” organised by the Rule of Law Platform in Bishkek.

Diplomatic Academy under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 720040
36, Erkindik Ave.,
tel: + (996-312) 62-02-83
Fax: + (996-312) 66-01-85
E-mail: dipacadem@ktnet.kg
Website: www.dipacademy.com.kg




EURASIAN ECONOMIC COMMISSION (KAZAKHSTAN)

Kazakhstan

The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) is a permanent supranational regulatory body of the Customs Union and the Single Economic Space functioning since February 2, 2012.

The Eurasian Economic Commission is established to promote functioning and development  of the Customs Union and  the Single Economic Space, elaborate proposals  for further development  of integration.

There are three countries in the EEC: the Russian Federation, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Belarus. The EEC is the supranational regulatory body, and the keystone of its activity are the interests of the Eurasian community as an integrative initiative where no national interests prevail over those of the community.  Decisions of the  Commission are binding within the territory of the Customs Union and the SES member-states. The EEC establishment keystone is the understanding that the three countries together will be able to both reduce negative effects of the global downturn, and to actively promote their interests in external markets. The Customs Union and the Single Economic Space  are opened  for accession of  other states which share the goals of the union  and are ready to  assume reasonable obligations.

The EEC is actively involved in the international cooperation in order to promote the vision of the Eurasian Community and attract key partners from the European and Asia-Pacific regions into the integration processes.

Mr. Rustam Akberdin, Director of the Department of Business Activity Development of the Eurasian Economic Commission (Kazakhstan) participated as speaker to the Training workshop for development of the professional skills of Enforcement Agents in Astana on 20-24 January 2014.

Eurasian Economic Commission (Kazakhstan)
Secretariat
Telephone: +7 (495) 669-24-00, ext. 41-33
Fax: 8 (495) 669-24-15
e-mail:​ info@eecommission.org
www.eurasiancommission.org




EURASIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Kazakhstan

The L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, a recognized academic, research, social and cultural centre, was founded in 1996 by Presidential Decree.

This higher education institution was created to support the Eurasian Union. Today the ENU is a university implementing innovative academic methods and continuer of the best research traditions.

Professional training at undergraduate and postgraduate levels is implemented by 12 faculties. Training is conducted in Russian and Kazakh languages. Admission to L. N. Gumilyov ENU is carried out on the basis of the state educational grants and on a contractual basis.

Mr. Yerbol Abaideldinov, Head of International Law Division, Mr. Zhamalatdin Ibragimov, Docent of State Theory and History, Constitutional Law Department, Mrs.  Anar Mukasheva, Head of Environmental and entrepreneurial law, Mr. Erkin Ongarbayev, Dean of the Legal Faculty, Mr. Pernebek Omirzakov, Deputy Dean of Law Faculty of scientific work, Mr. Aidarkhan Skakov, Professor of the Department of Criminal and Legal Disciplines, Mr. Toksan Shektibaev, Head of the Department of Civil Disciplines of the  Eurasian National University participated as speakers to the organisation of the Training Workshop on «The stages of the legislative process: theory, practice and international experience» on 1 October, 2013, Astana (Kazakhstan).

Eurasian National University
2, Mirzoyan str., Astana, 010008
Tel: +77172 709500,
e-mail: enu@enu.kz
http://www.enu.kz




FERGANA STATE UNIVERSITY

Uzbekistan

Over its long history, the Fergana State University has become a flagship university for education, culture and science in the region. The Fergana State University was founded in 1930 by the Council of People's Commissars of Uzbekistan as a Pedagogical Institute in Fergana. In 1991, the Fergana Pedagogical Institute was granted the status of State university.

Since its inauguration, thousands of professionals from all sectors of the economy were trained. Today the University prepares specialists on pedagogy, sociology, law, psychology, rational use of natural resources and environmental protection, public planning, economics and management etc. Today, the Fergana State University implements more than a hundred scientific research projects, a doctorate and postgraduate course.

Fergana State University
Street B.Usmanhodzhaeva, 19
150100 Fergana
fardu@mail.ru, fsu_info@edu.uz
Telephone: +998 8 (373) 224-28-71
Fax: +998 8 (373) 2 224-35-32
http://www.fdu.uz/




GAIRAT SAPARGALIYEV SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF STATE AND LAW

Kazakhstan

The Scientific Research Institute of State and Law was established in November 2008.

Its main activities include:

  • scientific (legal , criminological , anti-corruption) examination of draft legal acts;
  • research on anti-corruption politics;
  • monitoring of the implementation of normative legal acts;
  • analytical research of the results of legal expertise.

The Scientific Research Institute of State and Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan was associated to the organisation of Training Workshop on «The stages of the legislative process: theory, practice and international experience» on 1 October, 2013, Astana, along with the Rule of Law Platform. Pr. Nikolay Turetski, its director, participated as speaker to this workshop.

Gairat Sapargaliyev Scientific Research Institute of State and Law
23-1 Alpamys batyr str., 01000, Astana
http://saraptama.kz/




INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY

Kyrgyz Republic

The Institute for Public Policy (IPP) established in September 2005, is an independent analytical and research center dedicated to the promotion of public policies. It provides mechanisms for constructive interaction between governmental institutions, civil society, media and business structures.

IPP provide expertise to governmental and non-governmental organizations, but it is not being affiliated to any political party. Also, it brings together representatives of the government, opposition, civil society and the media in a format that meets the interests of all parties. IPP activities are result-oriented. In addition to monitoring political events and problem analysis, the Institute is developing specific recommendations for stakeholders.

The Institute for Public Policy (IPP) was founded by the former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, now the Secretary General of the SCO Muratbek Imanaliev and a doctor of historical sciences, professor Chinara Jakypova.

Institute for public policy
Business Center, 3rd floor
42/1 Isanov Str. Bishkek 720017
Tel.: +996 (312) 90-62-40, 90-62-30, 90-62-20
Fax: +996 (312) 90-62-41
office@ipp.kg




INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS UNDER THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF TURKMENISTAN

Turkmenistan

The Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan was created in 2008 by Presidential Decree.

The Institute cooperates with various international organizations which also prepare experts in international relations. Lectures have been given by professors and teachers of the London Metropolitan University, the Bremen University of Germany, the Institute of the International Relations of Poland, the Boston and Colombian Universities of the USA, as well as lecturers from the Viennese Diplomatic Academy, the OSCE and the International Committee of the Red Cross.

The students of the Institute have internship according to their corresponding departments. At the Institute, scientific conferences and round-tables on different topics are regularly conducted. Teachers and students of the Institute actively cooperate with national media.

Institute of International Relations under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan
744000 Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, street Galkynysh, 25
Telephone: (99312) 226963
Fax: (99312) 226963
IIRMFAtm@gmail.com




INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE, ACADEMY OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE PRESIDENT OF KAZAKHSTAN

Kazakhstan

The Institute of Justice was created with the purpose of training highly specialized justice professionals for the country, including judges judicial officers and other staff in order to provide the judicial system of the Republic with quality personel of international standing. The Institute also supports applied scientific research in the field of the judiciary and justice.

The international partners to the Institute include: the French National School of the Judiciary ENM, Russian Academy of Justice, German School of Administrative Sciences Speyer, etc.

Mr. Kazbek Shakishev, Head of the Department of civil law disciplines of the  Institute of Justice of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan, participated as speaker to the Training Workshop on «The stages of the legislative process: theory, practice and international experience» on 1 October, 2013, Astana (Kazakhstan).

Pr. Dr. Murat Beybitov, Director of the Institute of Justice of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan, participated as speaker to the Regional Seminar on Administrative Law in Astana (2-3 November, 2012).

Institute of Justice, Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan
010000, 33a Abay ave., Astana
Tel. +7 (7172) 75 33 05
www.pa-academy.kz




INSTITUTE OF LEGAL ANALYSIS OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN

Kazakhstan

nstitute of legal analysts was established in 2010. Main tasks:

  • Fundamental and practical research on law issues;
  • Analyzing results of legal expertise;
  • Scientific expertise of draft laws;
  • Legal monitoring of the implementation of normative legal acts.

Ms. Akmaral Asainova, expert at the Institute of legal analysis of the Republic of Kazakhstan, participated as speaker to the Training Workshop on «The stages of the legislative process: theory, practice and international experience» on 1 October, 2013, Astana (Kazakhstan).

Institute of legal analysis of the Republic of Kazakhstan
23/1 Alpamys batyr str., Astana, 010000
tel.: + 7  7172 244791
e-mail: nii_analitika@mail.ru




INSTITUTE OF LEGISLATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN UNDER THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN

Kazakhstan

The Institute of Legislation was established by Presidential decree in 1993, for providing law-drafting expertise. It acquired the status of Legislative Institute under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 1998 and then the status of scientific establishment in 2004.

To date, the Institute has participated in drafting of more than 350 legal acts, has carried out over 400 scientific legal examination of draft laws, forecasting of efficiency of adopted laws.

The Institute of Legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan was associated to the organisation of Training Workshop on «The stages of the legislative process: theory, practice and international experience» on 1 October, 2013, Astana.

Pr. Asylbek Smagulov, Director of the Legislative Institute, Mr. Mereke Gabdualiev, Leading Researcher, Mr. Almat Gabbasov, Leading Research Associate, Mrs. Saule Shishimbaeva, Leading Research Associate participated as speaker to the Regional Seminar on Administrative Law in Astana (2-3 November, 2012).

Institute of Legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Orynbor str. 8, House of Ministries p. 13 (block В) Astana, 010017 Republic of Kazakhstan
tel. +7 7172 74 02 06, +7 7172 74 14 43
http://www.izrk.kz




INSTITUTE OF STATE AND LAW UNDER THE PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN

Turkmenistan

The Institute of State and Law under the President of Turkmenistan was established in December 2007. Duties of the Institute:

  • monitoring of the legislation and practice, drafting of recommendations for further improvement;
  • drafting of scientific concept of legislation;
  • development of proposals on priority issues of law-making activity of Turkmen Government and participating in its realization;
  • law drafting;
  • on behalf of the President of Turkmenistan  research and legal examination of normative legal acts of the Government of Turkmenistan, drafting of laws and other legal acts of Turkmenistan;
  • analysis of the practice of administration of legislation of Turkmenistan;
  • analytical and information surveys on the legislation of Turkmenistan;
  • drafting proposals for implementation of international law standards in accordance with International Conventions, preparing reports and other materials on legal issues related to the implementation of these conventions;
  • recommendations on expediency of the accession of Turkmenistan to international Conventions;
  • participating in scientific conferences, symposia, seminars and other events and organization of these activities on important aspects of current problems;
  • developing network with foreign scientific institutions on legal issues;
  • preparation of highly qualified scientific personnel on law issues through postgraduate education and doctorate.

Mr. Baygylych Gylychmyradov, Lead research associate at the Institute for State and Law under the President of Turkmenistan, participated as speaker to the Meeting of the Working Group on Judicial Capacity organised by the Rule of Law Platform – Central Asia in Brussels on 24 April 2014.

Mr. Byashim Saparov, Research Officer, the Institute of State and Law participated as speaker to the to the Rule of Law Platform regional seminar on judicial capacity in Brussels (12-13 November 2012).

The Institute of State and Law under the President of Turkmenistan
86, Alisher Navoi Str.
tel: (99312) 380641, 350873, fax: (99312) 350966
e-mail: hukuk0502@online.tm




JUDICIAL TRAINING CENTER OF TAJIKISTAN

Tajikistan

The Judicial Training Center under the Council of Justice of the Republic of Tajikistan was created in 2004. Its infrastructure enable conducting training and accommodating trainees. It provides initial and on-going training to judges but also to members of other professions such as enforcement officers. The Judicial Training Center has developed a number of training programmes to improve the skills of judges, in cooperation with foreign donors, including the EU. Training programmes cover a large range of topics: criminal law, criminal procedural law, administrative procedural law, but also: traffic of human beings, gender policy, traffic of narcotics, fight against terrorism, etc. Programmes include strengthening of legislative and judicial practices, training of trainers, case studies.

The Rule of Law Platform, the Judicial Training Center of Tajikistan have co-organised a training workshop on administrative law (Rami Gorge, 13-14.08.2013), a training workshop on particularities of criminal justice (10-11.09.2013), a training workshop on the initial training for development of the professional skills of enforcement agents (11-15.11.2013).

Director: Mrs. Kanoat Khamidova (also Chairperson of the League of Women-Lawyers of Tajikistan)

Judicial Training Center of Tajikistan

Karamov Street, 20

734017 Dushanbe

Tel. +(992-37) 2242071, 2242074

Fax. +(992 37) 2242083

nozanin.kalandarova@mail.ru

www.shuroiadliya.tj




JUDICIAL TRAINING CENTER UNDER THE SUPREME COURT OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC

Kyrgyz Republic

The Judicial Training Center under the Supreme Court of the Kyrgyz Republic (Judicial Training Center) is designed to carry out planning and organizational support for further training of judges of the Kyrgyz Republic, State employees of the courts and Court Department of the Kyrgyz Republic, education of candidates to positions of local courts’ judges of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The main mission of the Judicial Training Center is ro improve the quality of administration of justice by means of: - professional training and further training of judges of the Kyrgyz Republic, State employees of the courts of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Court Department of the Kyrgyz Republic, units of law enforcement officials; - education of candidates to positions of local courts’ judges of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The Director of JTC is Ms. Jyldyz Kozhokmatova.

The Judicial Training Center under the Supreme Court of the Kyrgyz Republic was associated to the organisation of the training workshop for judges on Administrative procedure code  in Issyk Kul, on 24-25 June 2013.

Judicial Training Center under the Supreme Court of the Kyrgyz Republic
201, Moskovskaya str., Bishkek
Tel: + (996 312) 352988, 456606, 454736, 456616.




KAZAKH-RUSSIAN UNIVERSITY

Kazakhstan

The Kazakh-Russian University (KRU) is located in Astana, Kazakhstan. The university was established in 1998 by agreement between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.

The University disposes of scientific, pedagogical, organizational and technological resources, which give the possibility to organize a high-quality educational process using distance technology. The training is conducted on 13 fields.

The University issues State diplomas recognised in both Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation.

Mrs. Saadat Israilova, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Political Science and Law, President of the methodological bureau of the Department, Kazakh-Russian University participated as speaker to the Training workshop for development of the professional skills of Enforcement Agents in Astana on 20-24 January 2014.

Kazakh-Russian University
8 Kabanbay batyr av., 010000, Astana
Tel: +7/7172/ 24 04 03
Fax: +7/7172/ 24 33 60
e-mail: muh-astana@rambler.ru
http://www.kru.kz/




KAZAKHSTAN INTERNATIONAL BUREAU FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND RULE OF LAW

Kazakhstan

The Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law is a non-governmental and non-profit organization established in February 1993. Currently, the Bureau consists of two centers: the Human Rights Protection Center, working on an analysis of legislation, consultations on human rights, development of human rights programs, and the Informational-educational Centre, focusing on development and implementation of educational programs and informational campaigns, providing information support to the Bureau’s work and programs. The head office of the organization is located in Almaty.  The Bureau has 9 branches and 2 representative offices. The director of the organization since its establishment was Eugene Zhovtis, after his imprisonment in September 2009, Rosa Akylbekova had been appointed as Acting Director.

Mission: Working in all regions of Kazakhstan, the Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law promotes observance of civil and political rights and freedoms and the development of civil society through human rights education, collection and dissemination of information, advocacy, analysis of legislation and lobbying for its alignment with international standards.

Ms. Anara Ibraeva, Director of the branch of Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law in Astana, prepared a leaflet on “The rights of victims of torture” which the Rule of Law Platform published.

Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law
423 Suite, 4A, microdistrict 8, 050035, Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel/Fax: (727) 249 59 62; 249 60 44,
http://www.bureau.kz




KYRGYZ NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Kyrgyz Republic

The Kyrgyz National University named after Zhusup Balasagyn is a leading university in the Kyrgyz Republic. The professorial body includes 4.000 professors. Number of students in KNU: 30.000. KNU offers a multilevel system of training in different fields of science. Its programs are provided by 14 faculties, 6 institutes, 2 centers, 96 departments, 5 colleges, 2 lyceums, postgraduate and doctoral courses.

Dr. Kanat Smanaliev, Professor, Mrs. Turdukan Zhumabekova and Mr. Baktybek Batyrbaev, Associate Professors, Mr. Sergey Slesarev, Senior lecturer and Mrs. Tamara Ganieva, Head of the Criminal Procedure Law and Criminology Faculty of the Kyrgyz under National University of Zhusup Balasagyn participated as speaker to the regional seminar on the “Right to a Fair Trial” organised by the Rule of Law Platform in Bishkek on 4-5 April 2013.

Kyrgyz National University
 720033, 547, Frunze str., Bishkek
Tel.: (0312) 32-33-94
Fax: (0312) 32-32-21
rector@university.kg, info@university.kg
university.kg




KYRGYZ STATE LAW ACADEMY UNDER THE GOVERNMENT OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC

Kyrgyz Republic

The Kyrgyz State Law Academy is a dynamically developing high school aimed at training highly skilled professionals and future leaders.

The academy has 15 Departments and 2 Centers. Its educational process is aimed at using the innovative educational technologies and increasing research on law. All educational-methodical, scientific materials, electronic library available on the web site of the Academy.

Mr. Saparbek Kurmanbaev, Lecturer in Criminal Procedure and Prosecutorial Supervision, Kyrgyz State Law Academy under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic participated to the regional seminar on the “Right to a Fair Trial” organised by the Rule of Law Platform in Bishkek on 4-5 April 2013.

Kyrgyz State Law Academy under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic
18 Prospect Chuy, Bishkek, 720001
Tel+996 (312) 65 01 90
fax+996 (312) 65 01 90
lanasher2004@mail.ru
http://www.ua.kg




KYRGYZ-RUSSIAN SLAVIC UNIVERSITY BORIS YELTSIN

Kyrgyz Republic

he Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University was founded in 1993 by the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Russian Federation (signed on 10.06.1992, Moscow, Russia).

In 2004, the university received the name of the First President of Russian Federation Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin. Since its establishment, the university has been cooperating with the Yeltsin Foundation that remains a trusted partner up to the present day. The Foundation has been providing financial support to the university such as grants to the 50 best students, provision with modern learning equipments as well as financial support with the Internet access of the whole university. In addition, the Yeltsin Foundation has supported various schools and university based academic competitions of Russian Language, international research and practice conferences on maintaining positive integrated learning environment within the CIS countries.

Mission: Imparting the best knowledge on humanitarian, economic, legal, natural and technical fronts as well as introducing the best technical and scientific capabilities of both the countries of Kyrgyzstan and Russia is the main mission of the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University.

The University’s main ambition is to help students strive successfully in the competitive world based on the university objective features.

Mrs. Ainura Khashimova and Mr. Taalaybek Shamurzaev, Associate Professors at the Faculty of Law, Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University Boris Yeltsin to the regional seminar on the “Right to a Fair Trial” organised by the Rule of Law Platform in Bishkek on 4-5 April 2013.

Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University Boris Yeltsin
44, Kievskaya str., 720000, Bishkek
Tel: (996-312) 66-25-67, 43-11-69
Fax:(996-312) 43-11-69, 43-11-71
E-mail:krsu@krsu.edu.kg
http://www.krsu.edu.kg




LAW FACULTY AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS FACULTY OF THE TURKMEN STATE UNIVERSITY

Turkmenistan

Turkmen State University named after Magtymguly is a leading university in Turkmenistan, located in Ashgabat. Faculties:
  • Physics аnd mathematics
  • Biological
  • Natural geography
  • Historical
  • Law
  • Turkmen language аnd literature
  • Foreign languages аnd literature
More than 5.000 students are enrolled in the University.

The Law Faculty and the International Relations Faculty of the Turkmen State University
31, Saparmurat Turkmenbashi str., Ashgabad
Tel.: + (99 312) 94-67-30, 94-67-05.




LAWYER’S TRAINING CENTER UNDER THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN

Uzbekistan

The Lawyers' Training Center under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan was created by Presidental Decree in 1997. The main goal of the Center is to provide qualified personnel to the government and the law enforcement organs, trained with modern techniques, to improve the professional training and retraining of law professionals as well as to raise the degree of scientific researches in the legal area.

The main tasks and activities of the Centre include:

- to retrain and train law personnel in the sphere of justice, judiciary, prosecution, legal services, advocacy and the State management officials; - to carry out scientific research in the field of law, develop proposals to improve personnel policy among lawyers; - to develop relationships with international organizations and foreign States to further the preparation of legal personnel and their training; - to select highly skilled legal personnel for leadership among the officials of law enforcement organs and retrain them; - to train law professors and teachers of republican higher and secondary special educational colleges, institutes and universities. The Center has the status of an independent organizational, methodical institution under the Ministry of Justice. The Center establishes degrees for the full time professors and scientific research employees as determined for the offices of the organs of justice.

Dr. Mirzatillo Tillabaev, First Deputy Director of the Lawyer’s Training Center under the Ministry of justice, participated as a speaker to the International Conference on the role and place of national human rights protection systems 24-25 October, 2013 (Tashkent, Uzbekistan).

Lawyer’s Training Center under the Ministry of justice
15, Uzbekistan avenue, Tashkent city
yurmarkaz@minjust.gov.uz
+ 998 71 232-19-60




LAWYERS TRAINING CENTER (Kyrgyz Republic)

Kyrgyz Republic

The Public Foundation "Training Center of lawyers" (Training Center) was created by leading legal organizations in Kyrgyzstan. Il unites a large number of legal specialists, lawyers and other members of the legal profession. The Training Center was registered in the Ministry of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic in December, 2008. Training Center gathers all law-related profession (practicing lawyers, judges and others). The Training Center organises trainings and seminars to provide learning opportunities to practicing lawyers and other legal specialists on their professional, practical skill and knowledge. From 2008 up to date the experts and trainers of the Training Center held more than 120 workshops and seminars for more than 2.000 specialists from all regions of the country.

Lawyers training center
230-1, Chui Prospect, BC “Bereket”, 720054, Bishkek
Tel./Fax.: +996 (312) 65-03-55
E-mail:  office@centradvokatov.kg




LEGAL CLINIC “ADILET”

Kyrgyz Republic

The Public Foundation "Legal Clinic "Adilet" has been operating since 2002. Since then, the Clinic developed experience in implementing projects intended to protect human rights and freedoms. The clinic has its qualified legal staff with practical experience in human rights law. Material and technical basis of the clinic have enabled it to realize various projects in this area successfully.

Mission of the organization: promoting human rights and democracy.

Purpose of the organization: providing of access for large sections of the population to free legal assistance and rising of legal culture.

Tasks of the organization:

  • Providing free legal assistance to vulnerable groups of population and rising its legal culture;
  • Monitoring of observing of the rights of citizens by the government bodies within the projects;
  • Improvement of legislative base on issues related to projects;
  • Developing the practical skills of student advocates;
  • Awareness-rising activity on issues related to the projects.

Ms.Cholpon Dzhakupova, Director of the legal clinic, participated as a speaker to the regional seminar on the “Right to a Fair Trial” in Bishkek on 4-5 April 2013 and to the seminar on local self-governance organised by the Rule of Law Platform on 20 March, 2014, Bishkek (Kyrgyz Republic).

Legal clinic “Adilet”
720010, 39 Umetaliev Str.,
Bishkek city, Kyrgyz Republic
Tel.: + 996 (312) 65 35 13
legal@elcat.kg




LEGAL POLICY RESEARCH CENTRE

Kazakhstan

The Legal Policy Research Centre (LPRC) is an independent think tank established in 2008 and based in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The LPRC conducts policy research, proposes alternative policy solutions, and provides resources and support to policy makers and researchers.

Specifically, LPRC evaluates programs and pilot projects to inform policy debates, promotes open dialogue, identifies and creates effective instruments of interaction with political and business elites aimed at promotion of the rule of law and liberal values and supports strengthening the role of the expert community in informing policy debates and influencing legal policy.

Legal Policy Research Centre
Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty, 050009, 157 Abay Ave., office 44
Phones +7 727 394 36 94, +7 727 394 36 60
info@lprc.kz
http://lprc.kz




NATIONAL CENTER OF LEGISLATION UNDER THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TAJIKISTAN

Tajikistan

The National Centre of Legislation under the Auspices of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan was established by Presidential Decree No. 637 of March 17, 2009. The Centre is a research and analytical public institution performing methodic organizing and guidance of the preparation of drafts of legal acts. It is responsible for the elaboration of drafts of laws and other legal normative acts, concepts on improvement of the legislation as well as for the systematization and analysis of the legislation in force, prediction of the efficiency of the adopted laws, scientific research in the field of law and training of scientists of higher level of proficiency.

The major lines of Center’s activities are the systematization and analysis of the existing legislation of the Republic of Tajikistan for the compliance with the modern requirements, development of recommendations and suggestions on the improvement of the legislation, anti-corruption examination of drafts of legal acts.

The creativity and experience of the Center’s personnel allows the Center to contribute to the legislative process by means of participation in the elaboration of drafts of laws and other normative acts. Fifty percent of the Center’s personnel are scientific researcher including 2 Doctors in Law, 10 Candidates in Law, 12 post-graduate students.

National Center of Legislation under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan
13, A.Adkhamov str., Dushanbe, Tajikistan
tel: (992 37) 2274771, fax: (992 37) 2274500
info@mmk.tj
www.mmk.tj




NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Uzbekistan

The National Democratic Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government.

Since its founding in 1983, NDI has worked with local partners in 130 countries and territories, bringing together individuals and groups to share ideas, knowledge, experiences and expertise. Partners receive broad exposure to best practices in international democratic development that can be adapted to the needs of their own countries.

The Institute’s work upholds the principles enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It also promotes the development of institutionalized channels of communications among citizens, political institutions and elected officials, and strengthens their ability to improve the quality of life for all citizens.

Mr. Oskars Kastens, Resident Director Uzbekistan of the NDI participated as speaker to the International Conference on the role and place of national human rights protection systems 24-25 October, 2013 (Tashkent, Uzbekistan).

National Democratic Institute for International Affairs
https://www.ndi.org/uzbekistan




NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS CENTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN

Uzbekistan

The National Human Rights Centre of the Republic of Uzbekistan was established in 1996 by Presidential Decree.

Directions of activities:

  • The preparation of the national reports on the maintenance and protection of human rights in the Republic of Uzbekistan.
  • Participation in the preparation of draft laws and their expertise.
  • Information-instructive and educational activities.
  • International cooperation. The Centre cooperates with UNDP, OSCE, UNICEF, the German society of technical cooperation, F. Ebert Foundation, etc.
  • Publishing activities. The Centre is the founder of the journal "Democratization and Human rights" and co-founder of the journal “Public Opinion. Human rights” which are published quarterly in Uzbek, English and Russian.
  • Monitoring of human rights. 

The Centre is headed by a Director appointed by decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Pr. Akmal Saidov, Director of the National Human Rights Center of the Republic of Uzbekistan, was a lead panel speaker and a member of the Uzbek delegation which participated to the Third Conference of Ministers of Justice of the EU and CA, 6-7 December, 2012 (Brussels, Belgium).  Pr. Saidov chaired the International Conference on the role and place of national human rights protection systems 24-25 October, 2013 (Tashkent, Uzbekistan).

National human rights center of the Republic of Uzbekistan
5/3, Mustakillik maidoni, 100029, Tashkent
Phone: +998 71 239 13 58 ,  +998 71 239 43 39
Fax: +998 71 239 13 56
E-mail:     02@nhrc.uz
www.pravacheloveka.uz




NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF UZBEKISTAN NAMED AFTER MIRZO ULUGBEK

Uzbekistan

The National University of Uzbekistan named after Mirzo Ulugbek is the oldest high school in Uzbekistan. Officially the University was established in 1918.

Currently, more than 1200 teachers, including 17 academicians, 200 professors, 550 associate professors and candidates of sciences are working at the University. The Institute has bachelor, master’s and doctorate programs.

The University maintains international contacts with the universities of 30 countries, and attracts students from Europe and Asia. The University currently has 13 departments and 18 research laboratories.

National University of Uzbekistan named by after Mirzo Ulugbek
Tel: (+99871) 244-73-12, (+99871) 246-02-24
www.nuu.uz
info@nuu.uz




NGO BUREAU ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND RULE OF LAW

Tajikistan

The Tajik International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law is an independent public organization, in which work independent lawyers, journalists, lecturers on law issues and student-volunteers to promote the values ​​of human rights and their protection in Tajikistan.

The organization was established in 1999 and registered in the Ministry of Justice in April 2000. The Bureau operates on the entire territory of the Republic of Tajikistan. Headquarter is situated in Dushanbe. There are branches in Khujand , Khorog and Kurgantyube and free legal firms in Dushanbe, Khujand, Istaravshan, Kurgantyube Khorog, Kulyab.

Mission:

  • Human rights activities;
  • Consultations and assessment of the Tajik human rights legislation from viewpoint of its conformity to the international human rights standards;
  • Support to democratic legal and political reforms.

Ms. Nargiz Zokirova, Executive Director and Ms. Takhmina Juraeva, Deputy Director of the NGO Bureau on human rights and rule of law participated as speakers to the National workshop on “Support to the justice reform of Tajikistan” (5 March, 2014).

NGO Bureau on human rights and rule of law
21, Tekhron str., 734025, Dushanbe
Tel. Fax:  (+992 37) 221-05-14 , (+992 37) 221-08-28
E-mail: bhr.taj@gmail.com
http://www.bhr.tj/




NGO DIGNITY (KADYR-KASSIYET)

Kazakhstan

"Kadyr-Kassiyet" in the Kazakh language means "dignity". The NGO "Kadyr-Kassyet", established on September 1, 2010, provides consulting and evaluation of legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on human rights in compliance with international legal documents, conducts monitoring, studies dynamics and development of democratic civil society in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Since May 2012 the NGO implements the project "Safety and security of human rights defenders", supported by the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Ms. Anara Ibraeva, acting director of public association “Kadir Kasiyet”, prepared a leaflet on “The rights of victims of torture” which the Rule of Law Platform published.

NGO Dignity (Kadyr-Kassiyet)
10-10, B.Mailin str., Astana
tel: +7 771 999 71 70
E-mail: dignity.astana@gmail.com
http://kkassiyet.wordpress.com/




NGO HUMAN RIGHTS CENTER

Tajikistan

The NGO Human Rights Center (HRC) was established in 1997 in Dushanbe. HRC aims to help Tajikistan build a state governed by rule of law by raising legal awareness among the people, and improving the protection of human rights based on international and national human rights standards.

HRC implements the following activities: legal aid to poor and vulnerable population; empowering vulnerable and marginalized population to ensure their access to justice; monitoring of human rights and particular right to fair trial on criminal cases and freedom from torture; protection of the rights of Tajik migrant workers; strategic litigation and mediation.

Mr. Nurmakhmad Khalilov, Executive Director, and Ms. Nodira Abdulloeva, Coordinator of labor migration program of the NGO Human Rights Center, participated as speakers to the National workshop on “Support to the justice reform of Tajikistan” (5 March, 2014).

NGO Human Rights Center
8/1-30 Valamadzade str., 734000, Dushanbe
Tel. (+992 37) 227-51-87, (+992 918) 67-96-06
hrc.tajikistan@gmail.com
www.hrc.tj




NGO INIS

Tajikistan

Public Association INIS, an NGO established in July, 2005 with the support of the American Bar Association, and the Central European and Eurasian Legal Initiative (CEELI).

The mission of INIS is to assist in mobilizing Tajik citizens and to involve them in the global movement for the protection of human rights, and to increase the awareness of the Population of the basic standards of human rights throughout the world.

Public Association "Inis" provides legal information session and free legal advice in the Provinces, Dushanbe and Khujand districts, as well as in the Khatlon region.

Ms. Mavlyuda Artykova, Coordinator of the project “Access to justice” participated as speaker to the National workshop on “Support to the justice reform of Tajikistan” (5 March, 2014).

NGO “Inis”
46-42 Shevchenko str., Dushanbe
Tel: (99 237) 227-59-76
Е-mail: office@inis.tj
www.Inis.tj




NGO LAW AND PROSPERITY

Tajikistan

Law & Prosperity International Public Organization has been registered with the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Tajikistan in August 1998 as a public non-profit organization.

The values: Opportunity for poor and disadvantaged to defend their rights Fair law application; Gender equality; Attraction of the vulnerable groups of population to development and democratization processes; Change of legislation for expansion of opportunities and mechanisms for protection of the rights of vulnerable people; Social partnership; Independent and developed civil society; Reduction of statelessness and access of stateless individuals, refugees and asylum seekers to justice; Institutional development of the “Rights and Prosperity”.

 “Rights and Prosperity” – is the development organization having legal and participatory approaches. All people have equal rights on happy life and use of their human capacity.  The organization strives to work with poor and vulnerable people helping them to protect their rights, and also to enhance their participation in democratization process and to improve their status in the society. The main objective of organization is to improve the quality of life of the poor, vulnerable and socially excluded citizens.

Main tasks: To promote improvement of even-handed enforcement of law for all; To promote establishment of gender equality; To improve effectiveness of the functioning of organization; To cooperate with the governmental, international and other public organizations on civil society development in Tajikistan; To publish popular scientific literature in order to cover the most pressing problems of the society within the framework of organization’s tasks; To appear in the court and state authorities in order to protect civil rights and individual freedoms, primarily the rights and freedoms of vulnerable groups of population; To contribute to the reduction of statelessness and access to justice of refugees; To promote development of transparent and accountable governance of the state authorities at all levels.

Ms. Nadjiba Shirinbekova, Executive Director of NGO Law and prosperity has conributed to the Rule of Law Platform as expert.

NGO Law and prosperity
Dushanbe Avenue H. Sherozi, 6
Fax: (+992 37) 227-51-93,
Tel.: (+992 37) 224-80-45.
office@irpco-rp.tj, office.irpco @ gmail.com
www.ipo-rp.org




NGO LEAGUE OF WOMEN LAWYERS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TAJIKISTAN

Tajikistan

The League of Women Lawyers of Tajikistan aims at improving the legal consciousness of citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan, the protection of civil, social, economic and cultural rights of women in Tajikistan, gender equality, improving women's status in society lawyer, as well as assisting in the preparation of legal training among young girls.

The League was created to fulfill and protect the civil and social rights and freedoms of citizens participating in the creation of a sovereign, democratic, secular and unitary state of Tajikistan, through the coordination and implementation of programs and projects aimed at achieving social development, equal access to opportunities for men and women in all spheres of activity, reducing violence against women and assistance to vulnerable populations and risk groups in Tajikistan.

The League of Women Lawyers of the Republic of Tajikistan has 6 branches in the country, in Dushanbe, in Districts (Rasht) in the region of Sogdiyskaya (Khudjand, Aini), in Khatlon province (Kurgan-Tube, Rumi, Kabadien). The League cooperates with many international organizations and on a competitive basis implements different projects aimed at protecting women’s rights, promoting their interests, legal awareness, etc.

Since its creation the League has completed more than 32 projects, of which more than 24 are aimed at improving the protection of human rights, gender equality problems, prevention of violence against women and children, improvement of legislation to protect the rights of women and children, abolition of the death penalty against young women and generally on the application of the moratorium on the death penalty.

Mrs. Kanoat Khamidova and Mrs. Zeboniso Zharifova, Chair and Executive Director of the League have been close partners to the Rule of Law Platform. Mrs. Zharifova in particular, wrote a leaflet on “How to protect yourself and your child in the process of divorce?”

NGO League of women lawyers of the Republic of Tajikistan
Address:  53, Aini Street
Post code:  734019
City: Dushanbe
Phone: +992 918-81-71-61
Fax: +99237 221-21-49
Email: kanoat_kh@yahoo.com




NGO LEGAL AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION

Kyrgyz Republic

Legal and Business Development Foundation (LBDF) is a non-profit and non-political organization, established in 2009 .

Its main tasks:

  • awareness-raising on legal issues, organization of different events;
  • examination and analysis of legal documents , drafting recommendations and proposals to  resolve the problems and to improve the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic;
  • research, analytical and monitoring services;
  • providing consulting services on organizational development and management, legal aid and network development.

Mrs. Venera Baltabaeva, expert at the Public fund of law and business development participated as moderator to the training workshop for judges on Administrative procedure code organised by the Rule of Law Platform in Issyk Kul, on 24-25 June 2013, and as expert, to the seminar on local self-government in Bishkek, on 20 March 2014.

NGO Legal and Business Development Foundation
209/3 Moskovskaya str., Bishkek 720010
Tel: (0312) 45 65 19
Fax: (0312)45 65 20
larcadm@larc.kg
www.larc.kg




NGO NOTA BENE

Tajikistan

The organization Nota Bene was established in December 2009. It is one of the first human rights and democracy think tanks in Tajikistan. The organization works to promote human rights and the development of civil society in Tajikistan. It monitors the human rights situation in Tajikistan, prepares analytical reports and documents directed at international and regional human rights bodies (such as, the UN, the Council of Europe, the OSCE), and reviews national legislation with the aim of bringing it into conformity with international human rights standards. The organization also hosts education sessions for a range of target groups, works to increase NGO capacity to implement public interest projects, and provides support to legal teams in specific strategic litigation suits.

Ms. Nigina Bakhrieva, Executive Director of the NGO “Nota Bene” participated as speaker to the National workshop on “Support to the justice reform of Tajikistan” (5 March, 2014).

NGO “Nota Bene”
137-509,511 Rudaki avenue, Dushanbe, 734004
Tel: (992 44) 6002626
www.notabene.tj




NGO REGIONAL DIALOGUE

Uzbekistan

Regional Dialogue (RD) is an independent organization, which promotes understanding between people and regions. With a specific focus on Central Asia, its work aims to promote the exchange of knowledge, ideas and experience with the intention to foster understanding.

Regional Dialogue was set up at the end of 2008 in Slovenia. In 2010 RD commenced a capacity building project entitled Human Rights Dialogue in Uzbekistan. RD branch office in Uzbekistan opened in March 2011.

Regional Dialogue has since implemented several project activities, working with mahallas, with women groups, with civil society and nongovernmental organizations, and with government institutions from area of judiciary and human rights protection.

Currently, Regional Dialogue is implementing two projects:

  • Parliamentary Ombudsman for Human Rights Support Program which is funded by USAID.
  • Media, Government and Civil Society Dialogue in Uzbekistan which is funded by United Nations Democracy Fund.

NGO Regional Dialogue
www.regionaldialogue.org




PENAL REFORM INTERNATIONAL (Kazakhstan)

Kazakhstan

Penal Reform International (PRI) is a global non-governmental organization working in different countries. PRI is working on the creation and promotion of new concepts and norms in the area of prison reform and penalties, based on national specificities.

PRI has been working in the Central Asia region since 2001. The Astana office currently manages programmes in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan and maintains links with partners in Uzbekistan.

Current work focuses on legislative reform in Kazakhstan, torture prevention, particularly on improving independent public oversight of places of detention, and supporting the reintegration of prisoners into society.

Mr. Ilyas Nurmaganbetov, Project Coordinator, at PRI (Kazakhstan), contributed as speaker to the meeting of the working group on Judicial Capacity in Brussels, on 24 April 2014.

Penal Reform International
Telephone: +7 (7172) 79-88-84 / 79-88-85 / 79-88-86
Email: priastana@penalreform.org
Regional Director: Saule Mektepbayeva




PUBLIC ASSOCIATION YOUTH HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP

Kyrgyz Republic

The Youth Human Rights Group is a non-commercial non-governmental organization, operating in Kyrgyzstan for 16 years. The organization was established in 1995 by students from different universities in Bishkek. The YHRG was registered by the Ministry of Justice in 1997.

Our mission:

  • The Youth Human Rights Group protects human rights and promotes ability of vulnerable groups to defend and assert their rights.
  • We develop and promote proposals aimed at amending legislation and government policy, advocate judicial reform to defend the rights of vulnerable groups, bring to account human rights abusers.
  • We defend victims through monitoring and analysis of human right violations, disclose information about human rights violations, and lead litigations on behalf of those who could not defend themselves independently. We actively advocate state transparency and accountability before citizens.
  • We assist young people in professional advancement in the human rights field and promotion of civic interests.

Ms. Yulia Votslava, Lawyer at the Public Association Youth Human Rights Group, prepared a leaflet on “Protection of the rights of minors victims of violence” which the Rule of Law Platform published.

Public Association Youth Human Rights Group
Tel.: +996 312 48 66 49
http://www.yhrg.kg




PUBLIC FOUNDATION FOR PARLIAMENTARY DEVELOPMENT IN KAZAKHSTAN

Kazakhstan

The Public Foundation for Parliamentary Development in Kazakhstan is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, aimed at the enhancing of the role and effectiveness of the Parliament and local representative bodies as institutions of representative democracy by increasing of the participation of civil society in the functioning of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan and local representative bodies.

Public Foundation for Parliamentary Development in Kazakhstan
24/1-2 Mukhtar Auezov str.
tel: +7 7172 269015
http://parlamentarizm.kz/




PUBLIC ORGANIZATION “INDEPENDENT CENTER FOR THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS”

Tajikistan

The public organization "Independent Center for the protection of human rights" was registered in 2010.

Main mission and tasks:

  • Promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms;
  • Supporting in the implementation of international standards on human rights into the national legislation and practice;
  • Interaction with public authorities and civil society in the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms;
  • Improving access to justice, participation in programs on legal assistance to vulnerable groups of people;
  • Awareness-raising on human rights and fundamental freedoms;
  • Analysis of current national legislation, drafting Laws, Programs, Strategies, Concepts and Plans of action;
  • Inviting independent experts, scientists, researchers and political figures to draft legal acts of the Republic of Tajikistan;
  • Monitoring on human rights and fundamental freedoms;
  • Establishing free legal aid centers for vulnerable group of people.

Mr. Sergey Romanov, Director of the Independent Center for the protection of human rights prepared the Analytical study on the legislation on criminal procedure in Tajikistan published by the Rule of Law Platform.

Public organization “Independent Center for the protection of human rights”
137-520, Rudaki avenue, Dushanbe
sergeytaj@gmail.com, shoiratj@gmail.com, ichrp.tj@gmail.com




PUBLIC ORGANIZATION INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC ANALYSIS

Kyrgyz Republic

The public organization "Institute of Public Analysis" carries out research, expertise and analytical work on a wide range of civil society issues, taking initiatives on various aspects of social life, makes proposals to the state and municipal governments on the development and improvement of democratic institutions, mechanisms on the protection of human rights and interests.

The Institute is one of the initiators of the Civil Council for Control over the judicial system. It actively supports and represents the position of civil society to reform the judicial system. At the initiative of the Civil Council was created the Public Reception to collect comments on the work of the courts and judges, in which the organization participates by collecting comments, monitoring trials and inviting independent observers.

Mr. Janabil Davletbaev , analyst at the Institute, contributed to the regional seminar on the “Right to a Fair Trial” organised in Bishkek by the Rule of Law Platform on 4-5 April 2013.

Public Organization «Institute of Public analysis»
73, Erkindik str., 720040, Bishkek
Tel. + 996 312 66-33-55
koom.kg@gmail.com
www.koom.kg




REPUBLICAN COLLEGE OF PRIVATE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS OF KAZAKHSTAN

Kazakhstan

The Republican College of private enforcement officers of Kazakhstan is a nonprofit, professional, self-financing organization.

The Republican College coordinates the activity of private enforcement officers and their Associations in the Republic of Kazakhstan, represents their interests in state agencies, non-governmental organizations, judicial bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan and foreign countries, international organizations, protects the rights of private enforcement officers and their regional associations.

Mr. Galymbek Smagulov, Elected Vice-Chairman of the Republican College of private enforcement officers of Kazakhstan participated as speaker to the Training workshop for development of the professional skills of Enforcement Agents in Astana on 20-24 January 2014.

Republican College of private enforcement officers of Kazakhstan
3/1-505 Saryarka av., Astana
E-mail: pjo_alk@mail.ru
Tel. 8 (7172) 526679
http://kazpea.kz




REPUBLICAN COLLEGIUM OF ADVOCATES OF KAZAKHSTAN

Kazakhstan

On July 23, 2012 the Republican Collegium of Advocates was registered in Kazakhstan. It includes 16 Bar Associations with more than four thousand lawyers. Main objective: to ensure a high level of legal aid, providing high standards of professional ethics, lobbying interests of the legal profession in law, dialogue with society - lighting issues and concerns of advocacy, national and international law.

The Republican Collegium of Advocates is a non-profit, independent, professional, self-governing, self-financing organization. It aims at integration and coordination, promotion and enhancing of the legal framework of advocacy.

Mr. Anuar Tugel is the Chairman of the Republican Collegium of Advocates.

The Republican Collegium of Advocates
8-102, Orynbor str., Astana
Tel: +7 (7172)79-27- 41 +7 (7172) 79-27- 38
souz@advokatura.kz
http://www.advokatura.kz/




RESEARCH CENTER FOR DEMOCRATIZATION AND LIBERALIZATION OF JUDICIAL LEGISLATION AND PROVIDING FOR THE INDEPENDENCE OF JUDICIAL SYSTEM, OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN

Uzbekistan

The Research Center of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan was established Presidential Decree in 2008.

Its main objectives are to:

  • analyze and summarize the legislative framework of judicial activity;
  • elaborate measures on further liberalization of criminal and administrative punishment system, democratization of judicial, criminal procedural, civil procedural, economic procedural legislation and legal procedure;
  • develop proposals on further improvement of justice system, enhance the authority and independence of judicial power, eliminate meddling in the court activity, prevent illegitimate court decisions;
  • elaborate and carry out the programs thorough study and implementation of the universal principles and norms of international judicial law into the national legislation, expand cooperation with international and foreign organizations in the sphere of justice, hold conferences, seminars and other meetings on democratization and liberalization of judicial legislation and providing for the independence of court.

Dr. Aziz Mirzaev, Head of the International Department and Mr. Eldor Tulyakov, Head Consultant at the International Department participated to the study visit to administrative courts and institutions in Latvia, Germany and France and to European Institutions in Strasbourg, organised by the Rule of Law Platform on 13-20 July 2013. Then, they participated as research scholars to a research seminar at the Max Planck Institute of Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg, Germany, from July 22-August 10, 2013.

Research Center for Democratization and Liberalization of Judicial Legislation and Providing for the Independence of Judicial System, of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan
1, Kodiriy str., Tashkent
Tel. (998 71) 2390292
Fax: (998 71) 2419049
e-mail: info@scrc.uz
http://scrc.uz/




RUSSIAN-TAJIK SLAVONIC UNIVERSITY

Tajikistan

Founded in 1996 Russian-Tajik Slavonic University is the first and the only intergovernmental university of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Russian Federation and has the status of public universities of both countries. The University was established by decree of the Government of Tajikistan and the Intergovernmental Agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tajikistan. Currently, in the Russian-Tajik (Slavonic) University has 4 faculties, 27 departments with 3977 students.

Mr. Mashurjon Gaziev, Head of the Department of Criminal Law and criminalístics, of the Russian-Tajik Slavonik University participated as expert at the training workshop on “Particularities of Criminal Justice in Tajikistan” for Tajik judges, public prosecutors and defense lawyers on 10-11 September 2013 in Dushanbe.

Russian-Tajik Slavonic University
30, Tursun-zade str., Dushanbe
Tel: + 992 37 221-35-50
rtsu_slavistica@mail.ru
http://www.rtsu.tj/rtsu/info




SAMARKAND STATE UNIVERSITY NAMED AFTER ALISHER NAVOI

Uzbekistan

The Samarkand State University is recognized as a leading scientific and cultural center worldwild. SamSU is one of the oldest and largest higher educational institutions in Uzbekistan.

It accounts 11 faculties , which train professional specialists, improve their professional skills. There is also an Academic Lyceum, Business schools and other institutions and scientific research laboratories. It has more than 10.000 students , who study at the bachelor and master’s degree level. The teaching languages are Uzbek, Tajik and Russian. More than 800 professors form the academic staff of the University.

Samarkand State University named after Alisher Navoi
Phone:    +998 66 2351938
Fax:        +998 66 2351938
E-mail: monitor@samdu.uz




SCIENTIFIC AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF FINANCIAL AND TAX LAW

Kazakhstan

The Scientific and Research Institute of Financial and Tax Law was founded in 2006 with the aim to unite the efforts of reputable practitioners and academics in research in the areas of financial and tax law. The main research and practical fields of concentration of the Financial and Tax Law Research Institute:
  • Research in the field of tax and financial law;
  • Normative and methodological guidelines in the field of tax and financial law;
  • High-potential research projects and recommendations on matters related to development of the financial, budgetary, banking and tax systems;
  • Research-based analysis of the existing problems and shortcomings of the current legislation and law enforcement practice in the field of finances and taxes and recommendations for their rectification;
  • Consulting and information services to those facing financial problems;
  • Financial and tax analysis;
  • Efforts to promote awareness and to educate others about financial and tax laws.

Dr. Roman A. Podoprigora, Deputy Director of the Financial and Tax Law Research Institute, participated as speaker to the Regional Seminar on Administrative Law, 2-3 November, 2012 (Astana, Kazakhstan).

Scientific and Research Institute of Financial and Tax Law
14-17 Ozturk Street, Almaty, 050057, Kazakhstan
Tel./Fax: + 7 727 2755186, 2755971, 2748925
E-mail: taxlaw@tax-expert.kz ; press@tax-expert.kz




STATE AND LAW RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF THE KAZAKH HUMANITARIAN LAW UNIVERSITY

Kazakhstan

The State And Law Research Institute was established in 1958 under the Academy of Science of the Kazakh Soviet Republic.  In 2000, it was transferred to the Kazakh Humanitarian Law University. The main mission of the State and Law Research Institute applied scientific research, aimed at promoting political, socio-economic and cultural development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as the practical application of scientific results.

Mr. Ramazan Nurtaev, Deputy Director of the Institute of scientific expertise and analysis of the Kazakh Humanitarian Law University participated as speaker to the workshop on «The stages of the legislative process: theory, practice and international experience» on 1 October, 2013, Astana.

State And Law Research Institute of the Kazakh Humanitarian Law University
8-614, Korgalzhyn str., Astana
Tel: 8 (7172) 70-17-54, 70-30-13
science_dep@mail.ru




TAJIK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY LAW FACULTY

Tajikistan

The Law Faculty is one of the oldest Faculties of the Tajik National University, which was established in 1949. It is the only scientific institution with the legal profile that prepares highly qualified professionals for judicial bodies, prosecutors’ offices and other national and foreign law enforcement agencies. To date, more than 100 teachers, among them 8 doctors of science-professors, 2 academicians of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan, 44 associate professors. For teaching specialized subjects well-known experts and practice lawyers from State Agencies are invited.

Mr. Djurabek Kodirov, Senior Professor of the Department of Constitutional Law of law faculty of Tajik National University participated as speaker to the Regional Seminar on Administrative Law in Astana (2-3 November, 2012).

Mr. Takdirshokh Sharipov, Professor, Head of the Criminal law Department, Mr. Anvar Safarov, Associate Professor of the Criminal Law Department, Tajik State National University, participated as speakers to the Training Workshop “Particularities of Criminal Justice in Tajikistan (10-11.09.2013).

Mr. Imomali Nasurdinov, Dean of the Law Faculty, and Mr. Takdirshokh Sharipov, Professor, Head of the Criminal law Department of the Tajik National University participated as speakers to the national workshop on “Support to the justice reform of Tajikistan” (5 March, 2014).

Tajik National University Law Faculty
12, Buni Khisorak str., Dushanbe
Tel.: (372) 2-24-65-03, 2-24-35-19, 2-24-48-52.
http://law.tnu.tj




TAJIK STATE UNIVERSITY OF COMMERCE

Tajikistan

Tajik State University of Commerce was created on June 24, 1987 by the Resolution of the Council of Ministers as a Branch of the Novosibirsk Institute of Soviet Cooperative Commerce in Dushanbe. Today the university is the only specialized economic institution in the country with a single continuous multi-level training and development specialists for services industries and scientific-pedagogical personnel. Six thousand students of the University are trained on 12 specialties. Among the lecturers there are well-known scientists, doctors and professors, candidates of science and associate professors. The extensive material-technical base and human potential of the university allow students to gain a deep fundamental knowledge that let them compete in the labor market.

Tajik State University of Commerce
1/2 Dekhoti str., Dushanbe, 734055
Tel: +992(37) 234-83-46, +992(37) 234-85-46
Email:   tguk@mail.ru
www: www.tguk.tj




TASHKENT STATE LAW INSTITUTE

Uzbekistan

The Tashkent State Institute of Law was created by decree in 1991 on the basis of the Faculty of Law TashSU which was placed under the authority of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Courses are taught in Uzbek and Russian languages. The TSLI faculty consists of more than 200 teachers and professors. The Institute publishes a scientific journal "Vestnik TSIL" in the Russian and Uzbek languages.

Over the past ten years the faculty of the Institute has prepared 26 comments to Codes and Laws of RU. Leading scientists of the TSIL take part in the scientific, expert and advisory boards of several Government agencies: the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court, the Supreme Economic Court, the Ministry of Justice of the RU, the Institute of Monitoring of Current Legislation under the President of RU. The Institute has masters and doctorate programs in areas including State law and governance, business law, civil law, criminal law and international law.

Mr. Leonid Khvan, Associate Professor at the Department of Administrative and Financial Law of the Tashkent State Institute of Law, participated as speaker at the regional seminar on administrative justice in Astana, Kazakhstan, on 2-3 November 2012.

Tashkent State Law Institute
35, Sayilgokh, 700047, Tashkent
Tel: 132-05-98
Fax: 133-37-48
E-mail: tsli_info@edu.uz
www.tsil.uz




TRAINING CENTER OF THE ALMATY CITY BAR

Kazakhstan

Training Center of the Almaty City Bar was established based on the specialised legal consultancy firm "Advocatl" in 1998. in 2010, the Center became affiliated to the Almaty City Bar. Main activities:

  • Organization of the trainings applying for law license;
  • Training for development of the professional skills of lawyers;
  • Analysis, dissemination and exchange of positive experience between lawyers and other representatives of legal profession.

The Head of the Training Center is Mrs. Gulnar Baigazina.

The Training Center of the Almaty City Bar was associated to the organisation of the Roundtable on “Fair Criminal Trial and Defence Rights” on October 7, 2013, in Almaty.

Training Center of the Almaty City Bar
24″B” – 4, Manas str., Almaty
tel. +7 (727) 248-21-68
http://www.agka.kz/learning-center




TURKMEN NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Turkmenistan

The Turkmen National Institute for Democracy and Human Rights was created by Presidential Decree on 1996. TNIDHR has the following structure:

  • Department of the problems of democracy and protection of human rights,
  • Department of State problems and international relations,
  • Information and analytical centre on humanitarian law
  • Information and consulting centre on human rights,
  • Journal "Democracy and law"

Mr. Atadurdy Eyeberdiyev, Lawyer, Institute of Democracy and Human Rights participated as speaker to the to the Rule of Law Platform regional seminar on judicial capacity in Brussels (12-13 November 2012).

Turkmen National Institute for Democracy and Human Rights
86, Alisher Navoi Str., Ashgabat




UNION OF CONSUMERS OF TAJIKISTAN

Tajikistan

The Consumers Union of Tajikistan was created on July, 2002. The consumer association "Consumers' Union" (CU) is a non-for-profit, non-governmental organization. The purpose of creation of Consumers Union is assistance in consumers' rights and interests’ protection, building a fair and competitive market of goods and services in Tajikistan.

Priorities of the Consumers Union are based on the promotion of fair democratic market economy, strengthening and development of the private business sector and free competition. Nowadays Consumers’ Union carries out own activity  in the following programs:

  • Creation of effective legislative base in the field of consumer protection in Tajikistan. Within the framework of the given program the experts of Union together with the experts from foreign consumer organizations and state bodies will hold the independent analysis of the legislation in the field of consumer rights.
  • «The hot line». Since October 20, 2003 the Consumers Union has declared the beginning of work of "hot telephone line» for consumers.
  • Urban development. According to numerous appealing of citizens in protection of their rights in field of Public Utilities system (gas, electricity, water), the Consumers Union has created the program «Urban development».

The Union’s lawyer, Mr. Fariddun Shoinbekov, has prepared a leaflet published by the Rule of Law Platform on “Consumer’s Rights”.

Union of Consumers of Tajikistan
137, Rudaki av., Dushanbe, 734002
оffice 501
Tel. + 992 (37) 224 14 11
Fax + 992 (37) 224 14 04
E-mail: constaj@list.ru




UNION OF LAWYERS OF KAZAKHSTAN

Kazakhstan

Union of Lawyers of Kazakhstan was established in August, 1993.

Mission:
  • representing and protecting the interests of lawyers and Bar associations in state bodies;
  • ensuring a high level of legal assistance, provided by lawyers.
Tasks:
  • coordinating Bar associations;
  • representing the interests of Bar associations and lawyers towards State bodies and NGO;
  • contributing to the drafting pf normative acts of the Ministry of Justice of Kazakhstan on advocacy;
  • organizing professional trainings for lawyers;
  • drafting methodical materials on advocacy.

Mr. Anuar Tugel is the President of the Union of Lawyers of Kazakhstan. He is also the current Chairman of the Republican Collegium of Advocates of Kazakhstan.

Union of Lawyers of Kazakhstan
17-11, Ilyas Esenberlin str., Astana, 010011
Tel: +7 (7172) 30-23-15; 39-36-88.
souz@advokatura.kz




UNION OF LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC

Kyrgyz Republic

The Union of Local Self-Governments of the Kyrgyz Republic (Union of LSGs of  KR) is a voluntary association of legal entities created by local authorities of the Kyrgyz Republic through their representative and/or executive bodies for the improvement and development of local government in the Kyrgyz Republic. The Union of LSG of KR brings together all urban and rural municipalities in Kyrgyzstan and is the successor to all rights and obligations of the Association of Cities and the Association of Municipalities Kyrgyz Republic In Union of LSG of KR includes:

  • All urban municipalities (25)
  • All village municipalities (459)
  • Rayon Keneshes (40)

The main activities of the Union of LSGs of KR include:

  •  Promoting the improvement of legal forms and financial and economic autonomy of Local Self-Governments;
  •  Participation in the improvement of laws and regulations affecting the interests of Local Self-Government;
  •  Studying and synthesis of the problems of Local Self-Governments make recommendations to improve the economic and financial autonomy of Local Self-Government, as well as to optimize their relationships with public authorities;
  •  Development of recommendations for the management, use and disposal of municipal property, as well as urban management, land and water resources;
  •  Participation in the preparation and implementation of national and international programs and projects of socio-economic development of cities and villages;
  •  Organization of training, retraining of municipal employees, exchange of experience and training, conferences, seminars and other communication activities;
  • Information, legal and analytical support of the Local Self-Government;
  • Promote the development of infrastructure of towns/cities and villages, as well as improving the environment;
  • Representation and protection of the interests of local communities at all levels of government, including attorneys;
  • Promoting inter-municipal cooperation for mutually beneficial economic growth;
  •  Other activities which do not contravene to the laws of the Kyrgyz Republic necessary for the support and development of Local Self-Government on the basis of decisions of administration of Local Self-Government.

Mr. Zhalalbek Baltagulov, Director of the Union of local self-government of the Kyrgyz Republic participated to the seminar on local self-government in Bishkek, on 20 March 2014.

Union of local self-government of the Kyrgyz Republic
Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek, 720040
Kievskaya st., 96″b”, office 604, 610
tel.: +996 312 62-61-51, +996 312 62-61-50
fax: +996 312 62-61-51
e-mail: citykr@elcat.kg, msukg@mail.ru
http://citykr.kg




UNIVERSITY OF WORLD ECONOMY AND DIPLOMACY (UZBEKISTAN)

Uzbekistan

The University was founded in 1992 by Presidential decree.

The training is conducted on the subjects of international relations, political science, global economy, and law. At the university there are  22 chair departments, and eight centers and is given by 16 full professors, 55 associate professors and 87 qualified faculty members.

Pr. Isa Khamedov, Head of the Department of “State Construction and Law” of the University of World Economy and Diplomacy participated as speaker to the Regional Seminar on Administrative Law in Astana (2-3 November, 2012).

University of World Economy and Diplomacy
54, Mustakillik str., 700137 Tashkent
info@uwed.uz
Tel/Fax +998(712)676769, +998(712)670900
http://www.uwed.uz/