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Prevention of torture and other cruel will be discussed in Osh

 Bishkek, October 24 / Kabar /. The 5th European Union – Kyrgyz Republic Civil Society Seminar will be devoted to the topic of "Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment". The seminar will take place on October 29-30 in the South residence of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic in Osh. 

Journalists are invited to attend the opening session starting from 10:30 am on Wednesday, October 29th, in the South residence of the President of Kyrgyz Republic, 91, Lenin Street, Osh. 

The seminar will focus on sharing ideas, comments, lessons learnt and best practices related to the fight against torture in Kyrgyz Republic among representatives of the civil society and together with state officials, representatives of professional associations, and international and local experts. The event will be also attended by representatives of the diplomatic corps and the EU. 

Important messages are expected to be put forward during the deliberations. As a result, the discussions during the seminar should lead to drafting conclusive recommendations on how to improve the situation with prevention of torture or ill treatment in the Kyrgyz Republic and which specific steps should be taken. The recommendations will also be reviewed at the regular Human Rights Dialogue between the EU and the Kyrgyz Republic. 

The outcomes of the seminar will be presented at a press conference on 30 October at 12:00 in the South residence of the President of Kyrgyz Republic, 91, Lenin Street, Osh. Journalists are welcomed to attend the press conference.


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