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Institutional Capacity Building for the Ombudsman Office in Kazakhstan

Posted in Technical Assistance

Period
January 2006 - December 2006

Project
European Commission, IBPP, KI 03- 01 KAZ

Objectives
The project provides for the institutional capacity building of the newly created Ombudsman office in Kazakhstan. The current institutional development of this office envisages creation of several units within the structure of the central Astana office, responsible for the protection of the rights of vulnerable groups: women, children, minorities, elderly and disabled, convicted persons. Furthermore, the establishment of the subregional offices of the Ombudsman institution in the major cities of Kazakhstan (Almaty, Atyray, Shimkent, Ust-Kamenogorsk and Petropavovsk) as well as training of the Ombudsman staff is envisaged.

Implementing Institutions

  • Centre for European Constitutional Law
  • Greek Ombudsman
  • Spanish Ombudsman