To conduct a study of judicial practice on crimes in the field of human trafficking for the period 2014-2017 (Articles 114, 124, 125-1, 154, 155, 260, 261, 262-1, 375 of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic (hereinafter referred to as the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic) and to prepare recommendations for the correct and uniform application of legal norms by the courts.
Expected results and accomplishments:
- A research methodology has been developed for the study of judicial practices on trafficking in human beings offenses.
- Data collection of court practice data, focus group interviews was conducted.
- Data on the criminal cases studied were processed and an analytical report on the study of judicial practice in human trafficking cases was prepared.
- A conference was held with 120 participants to discuss the results of a study of judicial practice on trafficking in persons offenses.
- Recommendations on improving judicial practice in cases of human trafficking have been prepared and sent to interested government bodies.
- Developed an anti-trafficking training module for judges based on the UNODC Manual for Criminal Justice Professionals on Combating Trafficking in Persons, taking into account the local context and relevant national legislation.
- Training for Trainers (TOT) for judges of local courts on the topic: “Consideration by courts of cases on crimes related to human trafficking” was conducted and introduced into the curriculum of the Higher School of Justice under the Supreme Court of the Kyrgyz Republic.