A delegation of representatives from the Kazakhstan NGOs Coalition “On Protection of Children’s Rights” recently returned from Geneva, where it presented the fourth alternative report “On protection of children’s rights in Kazakhstan” to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.
In anticipation of ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Kazakhstan, we initiated a conversation with Mr. Sergey Molchanov, the psychotherapist and a human rights activist from Pavlodar, about the issues facing people with mental disabilities in our country.
An efficient fight against corruption is impossible without assistance of civil society and the media that exercise public control. On its own, the state can neither determine nor prevent the majority of corruption cases.
Kazakhstan’s international obligations to freedom of speech are settled by the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.