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The energy transition is urgently essential - but will raise a series of justice questions

Anthony Bebbington, our next KAPTalks speaker, on the intersections of natural resource extraction, climate change and human rights.  


A foundation of justice for building Uzbekistan’s businesses

Uzbekistan is presenting itself as a strong and secure place to do business, both for national entrepreneurs and international investors. How it has arrived at this place is a story about where…  


Relief for women on both sides of the law

Filing for alimony in Uzbekistan often meant long and costly trips to courts, months of waiting and emotional strain. Now, a new digital court system is changing that.  


Lawyers on wheels: 'solidarity bus' represents Kyrgyzstan's landless women

A small van bounds along rural roads to bring lawyers, notaries and social workers to remote parts of the country to resolve villagers' legal quandaries - for free.  


Not all barriers are physical

16.5 million people with disabilities in the region strive to live more comfortable and dignified lives. We need to acknowledge their diverse needs and strengths.  


Governments must join hands with civil society and the private sector to ensure equal access to justice for all

The third International Legal Aid Conference (ILAC) in Georgia highlights global challenges and offers practical solutions in creating and reforming free legal aid systems for the poor and vulnerable  


Providing access to justice to citizens in Tajikistan

Access to justice in Tajikistan is difficult, especially for poor people and people in rural areas. Tajikistan has few lawyers, and the court system is overburdened and slow. Legal Aid Centers bring…  


In remote Kyrgyzstan, itinerary justice under a tree

At 10 in the morning, when I arrive in the village of Baitik, it’s already 30 degrees and there is not a single cloud in the sky. Today, I took a break from the computer and meetings and am…  


Legal aid for vulnerable groups in Kyrgyzstan

Free legal aid is provided to vulnerable people in Kyrgyzstan, where up to 18,091 oral and written legal consultations were given by a group of lawyers.  


It takes a village: Pensioners demand justice in Moldova

Valentina Chernenchi is approaching retirement age but is worried about her pension. According to official records, she has another seven years of service, whereas in reality, she has been working for…  

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