From 2 to 4 December 2019, the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Human Rights welcomed a high-ranking delegation from Kyrgyzstan under the leadership of Vice Prime Minister, Mr. Zhenish Razakov, and the Chair of the Supreme Court, Ms. Gulbara Kalieva, to a study visit in Vienna.
On 18 September 2019, the Round Table on “Protection of children’s rights in the criminal justice system and closed institutions” was organized by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights in cooperation with the Kyrgyz General Prosecutor’s Office (GPO) and the Public Foundation “Child’s Rights Defenders League” in the framework of implementation of the Rule of Law Programme in the Kyrgyz Republic – phase 2.
Within the framework of the project „Rule of Law in Kyrgyzstan – Phase 2”, a round table on the topic Protection of children's rights in the criminal justice system and closed institutions will take place in Bishkek on 18 September 2019.
Within the Rule of Law Programme in the Kyrgyz Republic (ROLPRO 2) project, BIM experts Dmitry Nurumov and Saule Aripova, together with the General Prosecutor’s Office (GPO) and a large number of IT experts, have effectively contributed to improving the efficiency of law enforcement in accordance with human rights standards.
Although various studies are available on how European development cooperation influences the economic growth in African countries, these studies often yield to contradictory results. There is no conclusive evidence that economic growth is strengthened in any sustaible way through these assistance programs. The debate on development cooperation boils down to the question on whether Europe has to increase its aid money in order for stability and prosperity to emmerge in African states and if yes, how much would be needed.
On 23 June 2017, the Human Rights Advisory Board in Kyrgyzstan in cooperation with the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights organised a round table on “Common Efforts of State Bodies and Civil Society for Torture Prevention”, which took place in Osh, Kyrgyzstan. As part of the EU Project “Promotion of Rule of Law in Kyrgyzstan”, the round table aimed at discussing obstacles related to the prevention of torture and at considering the role of state bodies and civil society actors in their efforts to respond to torture allegations not only individually, but also in a coordinated way.