Ombudsmen of Central Asian countries adopted a road map for cooperation

Ombudsmen of Central Asian countries adopted a road map for cooperation

Human rights commissioner of Turkmenistan Yazdursun Gurbannazarova took part in the regional consultations of national human rights institutions of Central Asia held in Tashkent.

In the meeting ombudsmen of Central Asian countries told of the human rights situation in their countries as well as underlined a growing role of the institution of ombudsman in the legal system of Central Asian countries.

As the Uzbek press service informs, by the outcome of consultations, human rights commissioners of Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have signed a road map for cooperation.

As it informs, «Participants of the event adopted a road map directed to the strengthening of cooperation of ombudsmen of Central Asia and their international partners in the field of human rights».

The document stipulates creation of a platform for exchange of organizational and legal practice of regional countries in human rights protection, including organization of events within the framework of international forums, establishment of printed and internet resources.

It is noted that ombudsmen will devote special attention to the strengthening of partnership in reviewing appeals of citizens, development of legal culture and protection of rights of migrant workers and children.