Statements

November 29, 2016

Statement of the Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan with regard to the prison sentences passed upon human rights activist Max Bokayev and civic activist Talgat Ayan on November 28, 2016

The Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan expresses deep regret over the prison sentences passed  upon human rights activist, Max Bokayev, and civic activist, Talgat Ayan by Criminal Court №2 of the city of Atyrau, Kazakhstan on November 28, 2016.
October 24, 2016

Statement of the Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan in relation to the disruption of the Informal Youth Conference «ZhasCamp» in Atyrau and Pavlodar

The Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan (SFK) expresses its deep concern over the disruption of the Informal Youth Conference “ZhasCamp” on October 15, 2016 in Atyrau and October 22, 2016 in Pavlodar.
June 29, 2016

Statement of the Soros Foundation Kazakhstan with regard to the election of Kazakhstan a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council

Soros Foundation Kazakhstan welcomes election of Kazakhstan as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for 2017-2018. This decision comes as a deserved recognition of our country’s contribution to the development of a positive agenda in international relations, both at the global and regional levels.
May 23, 2016

Statement of Soros-Kazakhstan Foundation in relation to violations of human rights on May 21, 2016

Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan expresses its deep concern at the numerous violations of human rights by law enforcement officials on May 21, 2016.
February 23, 2016

For the Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Ratification by the Republic of Kazakhstan

February 20, 2015 was a momentous event for the country as Kazakhstan had ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (hereinafter – the Convention), thereby making a positive step towards improving the situation of persons with special needs in our country.