Over 60 representatives of state notary offices, lawyers, employees of the Ministry of Justice’s Center for Coordination of State-Guaranteed Legal Aid and Chui-Bishkek territorial unit of the Ministry of Justice took an active part in the seminar “State-Guaranteed Legal Aid: Practical Issues", which was held in Bishkek on April 16, 2018. This is one of a series of seminars held by the Ministry of Justice’s Center for Coordination of State-Guaranteed Legal Aid, organized with the support of the USAID Collaborative Governance Program and the joint project of the Finnish Foreign Ministry - UNDP "Towards a sustainable access to justice for legal empowerment in the Kyrgyz Republic." More info is available on the Ministry of Justice’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/minjustKR/posts/560385614345803

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Director of the Center for Coordination of State-Guaranteed Legal Aid under the Ministry of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic Akzhol Kalbekov opens a seminar in Bishkek with opening remarks.

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The chairman of the Council of Defense Attorneys of the Kyrgyz Republic, Bilim Raiymkulov, highlighted in his speech at the seminar that members of the BAR Association play an important role in implementation of the Law “On State Guaranteed Legal Aid in the Kyrgyz Republic” and in the operation of Free Legal Aid Centers in regions.

Photo 3 Bishkek Maripa Ermekovna IMG 5859

Expert, member of the Working Group of the Ministry of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic Maripa Seidalieva addresses the participants of the seminar in Bishkek with comments on the State Guaranteed Legal Aid.

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A seminar on "State-Guaranteed Legal Aid: Practical Issues" is being actively held in Bishkek, where more than 60 representatives of state notary offices, lawyers, employees of the Center for Coordination of State-Guaranteed Legal Aid under the Ministry of Justice of the KR and Chui-Bishkek Territorial units of the Ministry of Justice participated.

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The participants also were familiarized with the selection criteria for defense attorneys who are included in the system of state guaranteed legal aid, as well as practical guidance on the provision of qualified legal assistance. 

Banners at seminar in Bishkek

The seminar was conducted with the support of the USAID Collaborative Governance Program and the joint project of the Finnish Foreign Ministry - UNDP "Towards a sustainable access to justice for legal empowerment in the Kyrgyz Republic."

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