UNDP supports the Ombudsman's efforts to end the practice of delaying proceedings
Press office of the Ombudsman of the Kyrgyz Republic // Ombudsman KR Kubat Otorbaev met with the Deputy Permanent Representative of the UNDP in Kyrgyzstan Ms. Alena Nikulina.
At the beginning of the meeting, Ms. A. Nikulina congratulated Kubat Otorbaev on the appointment of the Ombudsman of the Kyrgyz Republic and wished him success in his responsible mission - to protect human rights and freedoms in Kyrgyzstan.
UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Kyrgyzstan told Akyikatchy on UNDP activities in our country, the implementation of projects to strengthen the rule of law and the promotion of monitoring trials, as well as technical assistance to the Institute of the Ombudsman.
K.Otorbaev thanked Mrs. A. Nikulina for the kind words and constant concern on modernization of the Ombudsman's office, telling her about the current activities of the Ombudsman Institute, as well as the three main areas to enhance its potential: raising the qualification level of employees, development of a strategy to protect the rights of the most vulnerable categories of citizens and the protection of migrants' rights. According Otorbaev, most of the applications in his name containing complaints about the actions and omissions of the judge. "People are constantly asking employees Ombudsman to participate in trials because they do not trust the courts," - said Akyikatchy.
Also, the Ombudsman of the Kyrgyz Republic spoke about the need to change the articles relating to the terms of detention in custody. "In Issyk-Kul oblast, one woman is imprisoned for 4 years, and all the while she is waiting for a court decision on his case, and these people very much. In this regard, I intend to initiate the principle of impartiality of the trial ", - he said A. Nikulina, and she had fully supported.
According to the UNDP Aida Bazarkulova consultant within a project 19 students from different universities of the country were brought to voluntarily assist in the monitoring of judicial processes.
As a result of the meeting the sides expressed their readiness to a close bilateral cooperation.
The meeting was also attended by Technical Advisor of the UNDP project "Rule of Law", the leader of the UNDP program areas "Democratic governance" Alexander Kashkarev, UNDP manager Ainura Bekkoenova.