Kalmukhanbet Kasymov, the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, met with the EUCJ representatives
On January 31, 2018 a regular meeting of the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kalmukhanbet Kasymov, was held with the EUCJ representatives in Astana.
The New Year congratulations of Saule Mektepbayeva, EUCJ Project Operational Leader
EUCJ Project Operational Leader Saule Mektepbayeva congratulates our partners, donors and friends with the winter holidays and briefly reviews the landmarks in the criminal justice field in 2017.
The Ambassadors learned about the recent GPO reforms
On the eve of International Human Rights Day the heads and experts of the embassies and international organisations in Astana had a tour at the General Prosecutor's Office (GPO) to learn more about their recent reforms.
Bill Mather speaks about the transformation experience of the General Prosecutor's Office of Kazakhstan
At the II meeting of the Club of Change Professionals in Astana Bill Mather, the EUCJ Strategic Leader shared his experience of work with the General Prosecutor's Office of Kazakhstan. In 2017 the EUCJ team helped the GPO to facilitate their "Change programme" announced by Zhakyp Assanov, the General Prosecutor.
EUCJ experts help to develop a joint algorithm for implementation of the pilot project "Rehabilitative prison"
EUCJ experts help to develop a joint algorithm for implementation of the pilot project "Rehabilitation prison" in the framework of the EU-funded project "Enhancing Criminal Justice in Kazakhstan"
Two leaders in the EUCJ project
Astana - November 1, 2017 Saule Mektepbaeva has been appointed the operational leader of the EU-funded project on enhancing the criminal justice system in Kazakhstan (EUCJ) based on the decision of the project management and with the approval of the Delegation of the European Union in Kazakhstan, as well as the international consortium. As Project Operational Leader Saule will be responsible for managing issues related to the operational activities of the project and cooperation with government agencies in the further promotion of the reform of the law enforcement system of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Bill Mather has now become the Project Strategic Leader and will focus on the strategic direction of the project including the exit strategy in October 2018. Bill and Saule will work very closely together in the final year to ensure that the project is successfully implemented and most importantly that sustainability is achieved.
The EU experts Bill Mather and Ben Zengerink took part in the VII Congress of judges as guests of honor
Today Astana hosted the VII Congress of Judges of the Republic of Kazakhstan. President Nursultan Nazarbayev opened the Congress which was attended by the judiciary, MPs, heads of central government and law enforcement agencies, as well as representatives of the legal community, international organizations, media and NGOs. The EU experts Bill Mather and Ben Zengerink took part in the Congress of judges as guests of honor.