BISHKEK. The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) today allocated about $140,000 to Kyrgyzstan's Ombudsman office. An agreement on the humanitarian project was signed by Jerzy Skuratowicz, UNDP Kyrgyzstan Resident Representative/UN Resident Coordinator, and Tursunbai Bakir-Uulu, Kyrgyz Ombudsman. The project will be carried out within nine months. It includes a creation of the special libraries on human rights problems and training of the Ombudsman office's staff in the countries where the Ombudsman institute is acting successfully.
Compiled and translated by Tyntchtykbek Tchoroev and edited by Timothy Jasek in Prague