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31 January

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.

25 December

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.

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15 December

In Astana experts reviewed the problems of ensuring the rights of suspects and accused at the pre-trial stage

Astana – On December 14, 2017, the Academy of Law Enforcement in partnership with the European Union project “Enhancing Criminal Justice in Kazakhstan” (EUCJ) held a regular session of the Criminological Forum on "Suspect and Accused: Are Their Rights Really Protected?"

The meeting was held at the Eurasian National University named after LN Gumilev. The session was devoted to the problems of ensuring the rights of citizens involved in the criminal prosecution. Deputies of the Parliament, heads of law enforcement bodies, representatives of the scientific and legal community, non-governmental organizations, international and national experts took part in the discussion of topical issues on the agenda.

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08 December

The EUCJ Project Operational Leader Saule Mektepbayeva gave a guest lecture at KAZGUU

The EUCJ Project Operational Leader Saule Mektepbayeva gave a guest lecture at KAZGUU about the results of a project "10 measures to reduce the prison population".

This project was launched in 2012 in a partnership with the General Prosecutor Office launched. This joint project on November 22, 2017 received the “Best Project of the Year” award in the category "Management of a complex project" at the international competition for professional project management in the public sector "Project Olympus" held in Moscow. 

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08 December

EUCJ supported the General Prosecutor Office's photo exhibition about convicts held at KAZGUU

The General Prosecutor Office has launched a photo exhibition about convicts, held at KAZGUU Astana, December 8, 2017. On the eve of the International Human Rights Day, the General Prosecutor Office presented the photo exhibition "Earn your freedom" at KAZGUU, dedicated to the lives of convicts who got their release through exemplary behaviour and hard work, and successfully integrated into the society.

07 December

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.

06 December

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.

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