Delegation of the European Union to Kazakhstan

Consolidating civil society efforts to promote the protection of human rights defenders

30/01/2017 - 05:13
Civil Society and Media

The objective of the Action is to strengthen respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms in Kazakhstan, where they are most at risk of violation by ensuring effective protection of human rights defenders and civil society representatives.


The specific objectives are

  • to provide legal protection/assistance to human rights defenders and their activities in  the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • to inform the general public in Kazakhstan and international community about the work and role of human rights defenders in promoting democratic freedoms;
  • to facilitate the dialogue between the state structures and the civil society in order to bring national legislation in compliance with international standards;
  • and to generate accurate reports on information and implementation of fundamental human rights and freedoms to specialized international organisations.


Total Cost (EUR): 220 000.00

EU contracted amount (EUR): 209 000.00

Duration: February 2015 - March 2017

Implementing organisation: Legal Policy Research Centre Foundation (LPRC), NGO 'ECHO'

Funding Instrument: Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI)


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