Factors influencing the implementation of International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
the case of Kazakhstan
The working paper is focused on the examination of legal and political factors influencing the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights in Kazakhstan. Ratification of the ICCPR brought to the changes in domestic law, but human rights problems remain the issue of concern. The author discussed the national policy of Kazakhstan through the action plans and strategic documents on protection of human rights, the national institutions on protection of human rights, the issues of separation of powers, democracy and the rule of law.
Beibit Shangirbayeva studied law in Kazakhstan and after successful defense of research dissertation for Candidate’s Degree in Jurisprudence on participation of the state in international law-making, worked as lecturer at the Gumilyov Eurasian National University in Astana. She defended PhD on implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights within Politics, Human Rights and Sustainability Program at Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa, Italy. During PhD she had one year research stay at the University of Cambridge in the UK and had internship at the OHCHR Office in Geneva.
The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013 - MSCA-COFUND) under grant agreement n°245743 - Postdoctoral programme Braudel-IFER-FMSH, in collaboration with the Legal Theory and Analysis Centre (UMR 7074) Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense.
Citing this document:
Beibit Shangirbayeva, Factors influencing the implementation of International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: the case of Kazakhstan, FMSH-WP-2017-133, octobre 2017.