Dear colleagues, partners, and friends!
We are pleased to invite you to the Guest Lecture of Elzar Elemanov, Rule of Law Program Officer of the USAID Collaborative Governance Program, implemented by East-West Management Institute, Inc., on the theme “Access to justice for vulnerable population in the Kyrgyz Republic”. The Guest Lecture will be on Friday, December 07 from 12:00 a.m. – 13:00 p.m. at the Nonprofit Management Resource Center at Kyrgyz National University, 3rd floor, room 310 (547 Frunze Str.).
Please confirm your participation via mob.: 0555 99 07 47 or via e-mail: hubknu@gmail.com 
The invitation is available on CGP website: http://www.ewmi-cgp.org and on a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/collaborative.governance.program/ 
 Invitation ENG Elzar Elemanov Guest Lecture KNU 27 11 2018
 

From December 3 - 10, 2018, the Ministry of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic (MoJ KR) will hold its Annual Decade of Legal Assistance throughout the country.

During the Decade of Legal Assistance, 24 Free Legal Aid Centers (FLACs) and 12 coordinators under the Ministry of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic, regional justice departments, regional state notary public offices, civil society organizations, territorial units of the Bar, as well as legal clinics of universities will provide legal assistance to citizens throughout the country.

In addition, lectures will be organized in all major universities of the country, as well as discussions in the media and distribution of informational and educational materials.

The main goal of the decade is to increase the level of legal protection of the vulnerable population, to provide legal assistance, legal education, access to justice, assistance in exercising rights, freedoms and the legitimate interests of citizens. Legal assistance will be provided through consultation on legal issues.

The decade is organized by the Ministry of Justice’s Center for Coordination of State-Guaranteed Legal Aid in partnership with the UNDP and MFA of Finland project “Towards a sustainable access to justice for legal empowerment in the Kyrgyz Republic”, USAID Collaborative Governance Program, European Union and GIZ “Rule of Law Program in the Kyrgyz Republic - the 2nd phase”, and Soros Foundation – Kyrgyzstan’s “Rule of Law Program”.

More information is available via link: http://legalmap.gov.kg/, FLACs’ addresses are at: http://legalmap.gov.kg./ru/pages/free-legal-aid-centers/, and is available at: www.minjust.gov.kg.

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Bishkek – The Ministry of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic will hold a press conference on the Annual Decade of Legal Assistance from December 3 - 10, 2018.
 
The press conference will be held on November 29, 2018 in the Press Center «АКИpress» at 10 a.m. at 189 Moskovskaya Str. 
 
Speakers at the press conference will include the Director of the Center for Coordination of State-Guaranteed Legal Aid, Akzhol Kalbekov; the Head of the Public Information Department, Venera Jumabaeva; and the Chairman of the Council of Defense Attorneys of the Kyrgyz Republic, Bilim Raiymkulov.
 
During the press conference, the participants will become familiar with the main objective of the Decade and the plan of activities to be organized in all regions of the country.
 
The Decade is held to improve access to justice, ensure the protection of the rights and legitimate interests of citizens through the effective implementation of the Law on State Guaranteed Legal Aid, and raise public awareness aimed to empower citizens to assert their rights.
 
The decade is organized by the Ministry of Justice’s Center for Coordination of State-Guaranteed Legal Aid in partnership with the UNDP and MFA of Finland project “Towards a sustainable access to justice for legal empowerment in the Kyrgyz Republic”, USAID Collaborative Governance Program, European Union and GIZ “Rule of Law Program in the Kyrgyz Republic - the 2nd phase”, and Soros Foundation – Kyrgyzstan’s “Rule of Law Program”.
 
More detailed information is available via link: http://legalmap.gov.kg/, addresses for FLACs are at: http://legalmap.gov.kg./ru/pages/free-legal-aid-centers/ and also at: www.minjust.gov.kg.  
 

Today, November 29, 2018, at “АКИpress” Information Agency the Director of the Center for Coordination of State-Guaranteed Legal Aid, Akzhol Kalbekov, announced the launch of the Annual Decade of Legal Assistance from December 3 - 10, 2018 that will be held countrywide. More detailed info at: http://kg.akipress.org/news:1483433?from=portal&place=last&b=5

Akjol Kalbekov speaking Bilim Raimkulov Venera Jumabaeva 29 11 2018

The Director of the Center for Coordination of State-Guaranteed Legal Aid, Akzhol Kalbekov (in the center), announced the launch of the Annual Decade of Legal Assistance; the Chair of the Advacatura of the Kyrgyz Republic, Bilim Raimkulov (to the right), and the Head of Information Department under the Ministry of Justice, Venera Jumabaeva (to the left) .

 

Do you know about a website http://www.map.oshcity.kg/, which helps the residents of the Osh city to inform the Osh Mayor’s Office about the problems? The website was developed by the Public Association «Youth of Osh» in partnership with the Osh Mayor’s Office, and with the support of the USAID Collaborative Governance Program. The online platform improves communication between citizens and administration of the southern capital. For more detailed info about this initiative, visit the USAID site at: https://www.usaid.gov/results-data/success-stories/improving-your-city-click  and/or CGP site at: http://www.ewmi-cgp.org/en/publications-and-resources/success-stories.html 
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Nurkaly Tolubaev helps to improve the city of Osh by reporting various issues. Website and mobile app help residents of Osh to report problems to local government.

Youth of Osh