Comparative Overview of Legislation in the Central Asian Republics


This 2015 ICNL report examines the legal regulation of NGOs in Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Subjects examined include the legal regulation of foreign funding; the authority of state bodies to carry out inspections of NGO activities; administrative and criminal liability for offenses committed by NGOs; state funding of NGOs; the regulation of NGOs in anti-terrorism legislation; and the regulation of unregistered NGOs. Available in Russian only.