Monitoring for Justice – Strengthening Civil Society in Promoting Human Rights in Kyrgyzstan
The Max Planck Foundation has entered into a partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Kyrgyz women’s rights and environmental protection organisations BIOM and ALGA to support greater human rights compliance and protection in the areas of gender, privacy and the environment with its project Monitoring for Justice – Strengthening Civil Society in Promoting Human Rights in Kyrgyzstan, funded by the European Union.
From 2022 to 2025, the Max Planck Foundation supports representatives of the various branches of the Kyrgyz state, as well as members of civil society, to advance rights protection through their work. Joint activities will include the design and improvement of monitoring mechanisms to realise the Kyrgyz Republic’s promise to respect, protect and fulfil human rights obligations as enshrined in its constitution and the international treaty frameworks to which Kyrgyzstan is party.
Joint endeavours will range from comprehensive baseline research to tailored activities with stakeholders, convening policymakers, legal professionals, journalists and civil society in working groups, training sessions and other instructive as well as dialogical settings. Emphasis will be placed on the technical development and refinement of monitoring solutions, enabling members of the state and civil society alike to exert greater scrutiny of rights compliance, identify latent protection gaps and contribute to effective enforcement.
1 June 2022 – 31 May 2025
Kyrgyz Jarany – the concept of tolerance and ethnic diversity
Public hearing takes place to discuss legislative initiatives to strengthen social guarantees for vulnerable women in Kyrgyz Republic
Training on access to public services conducted in Kyrgyzstan
Training with public-facing offices of the State Agency for Local Self-Government and Interethnic Relations
The National Forum of Diasporas in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Social Design Training in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
The Foundation conducts online training on economic and social rights of women in Kyrgyzstan
Implementation of Foundation’s Kyrgyzstan project continues
The Foundation’s project to promote equal access of ethnic minority women to public services in Kyrgyzstan continues
The Foundation starts implementing a project promoting equal access of ethnic minority women to public services
The Foundation implements a project to promote equal access of ethnic minority women to public services in Kyrgyzstan
The Foundation launches a new project in the Kyrgyz Republic