In order to prevent the spread of the infection and to mitigate its effects, for the next three months the priority will be given to those projects within the framework of the Foundation’s strategy that can be implemented remotely and taking into account the current circumstances. At the same time, the Foundation is also considering initiatives aimed at prevention of the spread of Covid-19 and alleviation of its adverse effects.
Human rights-based Justice System is essential for government accountability at every level. Our strategy focuses on accountability for grave crimes and protection of fundamental rights. We channel our efforts in combating torture and ill-treatment, actively work on pre-trial justice and liberalization of criminal justice policy, and institutional reforms in justice sector.
Throughout the next years, for effective elimination and prevention of torture and ill-treatment in prisons and police stations the Foundation will focus on the development and monitoring of newly established independent investigative body and increasing public oversight of closed institutions.
Along with partner NGOs and grant making the Foundation will focus on transparency and accountability of law enforcement agencies and development of the parliamentary oversight mechanisms on law enforcement agencies. The Foundation will continue advocating for legislative amendments and prevent malpractice of illegal secret surveillance.
The Foundation will support initiatives and innovative ideas, that will focus on raising public awareness on human rights issues, including relations with police officers, rights during detention, rights during drug testing, bullying, etc.
Beyond the grant making the Foundation will gather various groups around a cause under its priority areas and strengthen coalitions.