Kazakhstan successfully presented its report at the UN Committee on Human Rights
On June 22-23, 2016 in the framework of the 117th Session of the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva the Republic of Kazakhstan presented its second periodic report on the implementation of its international obligations in accordance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).
First Deputy Prosecutor General Mr. Iogan Merkel took part at 2nd Global Forum for Associations of Prosecutors and 15th IAP European Regional Conference, which were held in the capital of Portugal from May 31 to June 3.
Heads of supervisory authorities, representatives of international and regional prosecution organizations from European, Latin American countries, the USA participated at the events.
Zerenda – Three-day workshop for representatives of law enforcement and judicial authorities on the basis of strategic planning and project management began today. The event was organized by the General Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the support of the European Union project "Improvement of Criminal Justice in Kazakhstan" in "Zeren" recreation centre.
Today Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Zhakip Assanov with Attorney General of Malaysia Mr. Mohamed Apandi bin Ali.
Greeting his Malaysian counterpart on Kazakhstan land, Mr. Zh. Assanov noted friendly and constructive nature of bilateral relations in legal sphere.
During negotiations Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan informed about main directions of the activities of prosecution authorities of Kazakhstan, as well as about expanding and strengthening of contractual-legal base.
In the framework of the Agreement between the United Arab Emirates and the Republic of Kazakhstan on extradition (16.03.2009), the competent authorities of the UAE granted the request of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan on extradition of 28-year-old Nikolay Kapustyanskiy, who is wanted by the DIA of Almaty city for committing fraud on large scale.
In 2013 year the concerned person is accused of committing fraud by seizing the funds of commercial organization amounting to 5 million tenge and disappeared.
First Deputy Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan Iogan Merkel has held working meetings with the delegation of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania, headed by Vice-Minister of Justice of Lithuania Paulius Griciunas this year from 21 to 22 April.
In the framework of the visit of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. N.Nazarbayev to Tehran there was held the ceremony of signing the Agreement between the Republic Kazakhstan and the Islamic Republic of Iran on the transfer of the sentenced persons.
From the Kazakhstani side Prosecutor General Mr. Askhat Daulbayev, from Iranian side Minister of Justice Mr. Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi Rouhani signed the Agreement.
The Treaty between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters signed during the official visit of the Head of State to the United Kingdom on November 3, 2015 entered into force on April 4, 2016 in Kazakhstan and in the United Kingdom.
The treaty was ratified by the parliaments of both countries in February this year.
Today, by the staff of the Prosecutor General’s Office, with the assistance of the Embassy of the Kazakhstan in the UAE was extradited from the United Arab Emirates to Astana 45-year-old Mirhat Alimbetov, wanted for committing crimes under Article 176 part 3 paragraph "b" of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Embezzlement of entrusted property).
In order to protect the rights of nationals of Kazakhstan abroad, two of our nationals sentenced by Chinese courts for smuggling drugs for different terms of punishment were conveyed from Beijing by the officials of the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the assistance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of Kazakhstan in People’s Republic of China.