Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights (KIBHR)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: 428,429 8th Microraion
Almaty 050035
Republic of Kazakhstan
Country: Kazakhstan
Region: Central and Western Asia
Website: http://www.bureau.kz
UN Languages:
Other languages:
  • Counselling
  • Training
  • Drug Treatment
  • Anti-Human Trafficking
  • Criminal Justice
  • Legal Assistance
Short description:
KIBHR is involved in migration issues as an official partner of UNHCR and in cooperation with IOM, conducting a number of migration projects including free legal aid to migrants and asylum-seekers

KIBHR mission:
- to create an effective mechanism of public defense of basic human rights and freedoms;
- to promote and develop rule of law and to assist the creation of democratic institutions in Kazakhstan and other republics of Central Asia;
- to train and educate human rights activists and public in the norms and techniques of human rights advocacy and to influence the authorities for providing the human rights protection and establishing of the democratic state governed by law.

This work is performed through operational activity of the Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law, its thirteen regional branches; public human rights conferences and seminars, TV programs, publications, collegial activity with other NGOs.

During fourteen years of its activity (KIBHR was founded in 1993) it became one of the most respectable and influential human rights organizations not only in Kazakhstan but in Central Asia as well, dealing with a whole complex of human rights issues, including the monitoring of the human rights situation in the region, organization of human rights conferences and workshops, organization of a regular educational TV programs on human rights, supply of judicial and practical assistance to concrete persons and groups appealed to KIBHR, making an analysis, conclusions and proposals on draft laws related with the inalienable human rights and freedoms, shaping the public opinion through mass media
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