Criminal Liability Against Defamation Must Be Repeled

Participants of a conference “Prospects for Reforming Media Law in Kazakhstan,” organized by the International Foundation of Press Freedom Adil Soz, see a move by the Kazakh government to amend Civil and Criminal Codes as a timely window of opportunity for decriminalizing defamation.

New forms of out-of-competition demands

In September of the current year the Fund Soros Kazakhstan (FSK) made changes to existing forms of out-of-competition demands for physical and legal entities – competitors of grants of Fund. Within a month we collected comments and proposals of our partners. On their basis the new – advanced and final versions of demands were developed.

Start of a new site

Global movement for the budgetary transparency, the accountability and participation of the public in the budgetary process submitted the website.  The Dannny site is a useful resource for activists of civil society around the world, advancing the principles and mechanisms of the budgetary transparency.

On October 13 Kazakhstan citizens will celebrate the World Day of Hospices and Palliative Services*

According to the World Health Organization, annually about 24 million adult population of the world at the end of the course of life need the palliative help. 66% from them people are more senior than 60 years.

International Forum on Palliative Care

On September 7, the International Forum on Palliative Care was held within the framework of the VII Congress of oncologists and radiologists of the CIS countries.