Support in the development and piloting of a community police model in the Republic of Kazakhstan

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to strengthening of social cohesion and rule of law in Kazakhstan in selected localities by (i) increased effectiveness of local police acting in compliance with human rights standards, (ii) introduction of community policing model in pilot localities and (iii) quality improvement in citizens’ engagement in crime prevention.

Expected Results:

  • Increased sense of security and protection of human rights among residents of selected settlements. 
  • Increased level of shared responsibility of citizens and state bodies for maintaining public safety. 
  • Improved efficiency of crime detection, detention of criminal elements, as well as support of crime victims. 
  • Reduced likelihood of youth engaging in criminal activity, youth victimization. 
  • Reduced levels of gender based and domestic violence in pilot localities. 
  • Improved interaction and coordination of various stakeholders on the ground for COVID-19 response and early recovery. 



Project start date:

March 2020

Estimated end date:

December 2020

Focus area:

  • eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Kazakhstan

    Implementing partner:

    Government of Kazakhstan

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    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • Swedish International Development Cooperation (sida)
  • Amount contributed


    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2021 $63,460

    2020 $36,529

    Location: Nur-Sultan city, Kazakhstan

    Geographic coverage: National

    Financed by: UNDP

    Implementing Partner: Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan

    Responsible Partner: UNDP in Kazakhstan

    Project duration: 2020-2021

    Project budget: USD 100,000

    Project Team: Project Manager, Project Assistant

    SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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