On February 6-7, 2019, a seminar was held in Bishkek on “Ethics and psychology in the professional activities of the staff of the Supreme Court of the Kyrgyz Republic”.
The expert speakers at the seminar were: Mr. Jean-Marie Huet - retired magistrate, former member of the High Council of Magistrates of France, Mrs. Larisa Gutnichenko - honoured lawyer of the Kyrgyz Republic, retired judge, lecturer at the High School of Justice under the Supreme Court of the Kyrgyz Republic and Mrs. Madina Davletbaeva - attorney at law, retired judge, lecturer at the High School of Justice under the Supreme Court KR.
The seminar is aimed at training the staff of the Supreme Court of the Kyrgyz Republic to observe the rules of professional ethics, as well as to prevent and address conflicts of interest.
Mr. Jean-Marie Huet, a retired magistrate, elaborated on the legal framework, by-laws and internal rules of deontology in France.
In addition, the seminar participants familiarized themselves with the analysis of the basic principles of ethical behaviour of judges and civil servants of the courts of the Kyrgyz Republic. They studied basic ethical values and qualities of a civil servant, learned how to predict and define circumstances accounting for conflict of interest, as well as distinguish prohibitions and restrictions preventing a conflict of interest.
It should be noted that more than 50 employees of the staff of the Supreme Court of the Kyrgyz Republic took part in this seminar.
The seminar was organised jointly with the High School of Justice with the support of “The Rule of Law Programme in the Kyrgyz Republic - 2nd Phase” / JCI, (Component of the GIZ Regional Programme “Promotion of the Rule of Law in Central Asia”) funded by the European Union.