EU-funded Program released Booklet on human right standards and vulnerable persons

  • Thematic Component: 2. Improvement of Detection Capacities
  • Country: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan

Border Management Program in Central Asia (BOMCA 10) released the Booklet on human rights, gender, eliminating sexual harassment and gender sensitivity issues in the framework of workshops that have been held in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. They were conducted in the framework of Component 2, “Improvement of detection capacities”, aimed at supporting law enforcement agencies in evidence-based investigations, specifically dealing with the detection and investigation of cross-border crime.

The workshops were held in cooperation with the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (FRONTEX) and targeted border guards and law enforcement officers.

This booklet is intended primarily for border guards and law enforcement officials in Central Asia, providing key information, important aspects and links to additional literature on human rights, gender sensitivity and countering gender-based violence in the context of law enforcement activities of government agencies. Also, this publication will be of interest to a wider audience as a source of well-structured and specific information on the protection of human rights.

The booklet will be disseminated to the General Prosecutor's Office, border guard, law enforcement agencies, and training centres of Customs Service and Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Kyrgyzstan. Also, this publication will be provided to General Prosecutor's Office, border guard and law enforcement agencies of Kazakhstan.