Eurasia

TURKMENISTAN 2018

Center for Education and Human Rights

Human Rights

$55,000

To promote human rights in Turkmenistan. A resource center will be maintained. Computer and office skills training, pro bono legal advice, and a network for distributing independent information will be provided to vulnerable parts of the population. An analytical report on the country will be produced.

Human Rights Monitoring

Human Rights

$36,740

To defend human rights in Turkmenistan. Human rights throughout the country, particularly prison conditions and abuses, will be monitored. Legal aid will be provided. A manual for legal professionals outlining relevant domestic legislation and concrete examples of legal templates and documents for use in their work will be developed.  

Legal Aid Clinic

Human Rights

$40,340

To enhance the quality and accessibility of reliable and detailed information about human rights in Turkmenistan. Free legal aid to vulnerable populations will be provided. The current state of human rights will be monitored and maintenance of a comprehensive legislative and legal database will be conducted.

Promoting Access to Independent News

Freedom of Information

$58,920

To promote access to independent news and analysis on the political, social, and economic situation in Turkmenistan. Breaking news and independent analysis will be published on a website.

Promoting Access to Independent News

Freedom of Information

$100,800

To promote access to independent news and analysis in Turkmenistan. An in-country network of correspondents reporting on conditions inside the country will be developed, trained, and maintained. Breaking news and independent analysis will be published in Russian and English, and select information will be made available in Turkmen.    

Promoting Human Rights

Human Rights

$94,063

To promote human rights in Turkmenistan. A public campaign will be conducted, which aims to hold the government accountable for the fates of political prisoners who have been disappeared since 2002. Activities will include research on the disappeared, support to their families, advocacy with international institutions, and publicizing its findings through analytical reports and articles.

Promoting Human Rights

Human Rights

$55,315

To promote human rights in Turkmenistan. A public campaign will be supported. Research and analysis will be carried out. Findings will be publicized through analytical reports and articles, which will be disseminated through their website and social media platforms, as well as among media outlets. Advocacy and engagement with international institutions and government representatives will be carried out.

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