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Elida K. Nogoibaeva

Department Chair / Associate Professor

Law department

Division of Law


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Phone: +996 (312) 915000 ext. 473

Room: 210

  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Moot Court, Public International Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Comparative Law in a Changing World
  • European Law, Constitutional Law
  • Thesis Research Seminar I, II
  • International Jessup Competition I, II
  • Legal Skills

2010-2016         Ph.D candidate, National Academy of Sciences, Law and Philosophy Research Institute.

August 2015      Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Aas, Norway

Spring 2006       Visiting professor at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Fall 1994           Visiting professor at Rutgers School of Law – Camden, Rutgers University

1991-1994         Post-graduate course on Jurisprudence, Kyrgyz State National University

1985-1990        University 5-year Diploma with honors, Law department, Kyrgyz State University

The 21st edition of the Bruges Colloquium - “New Technologies on the Battlefield: Friend or Foe” organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the College of Europe, October 12-16th, 2020


International seminar on teaching Non-Commercial Law, Almaty, Kazakhstan, September 30-October 1, 2019

ASN, 24th Annual World Convention, New York, USA, May 1-5, 2019

International Law Weekend 2018, New York, USA, October 19-22, 2018

International Research Conference “Justice Through Education”, Helsinki, Finland, May 22-23, 2018

Presentation a paper entitled “Country Assessment for the Kyrgyz Republic” in Central Eurasian Studies Society conference 2018, Pittsburgh, USA, October 25-27, 2018, October 19-22, 2018

Teaching summer school on Human Rights in Central Asia and Eastern Europe in Zagreb University, Croatia, June 11-18, 2017

Actions Speak Louder than Words: The Ethical Law School. International Legal Ethics Conference VII

July 14–16, 2016 Fordham Law School, New York, NY.

Conference “State administration of entrepreneurship architecture: legal aspect”, Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University, Bishkek, April 20, 2016

 Conference “General condition of human rights and freedoms in the Kyrgyz Republic and problems of their realization”, Kyrgyz State Academy of Law, Bishkek, December 16, 2015

Quality Assurance related trip to partner university, NMBU, Norway, August 9-16, 2015

Organization of activity on problems of state organs and local governments, Kyrgyz State Law Academy, Bishkek, June 3, 2015

Conference “Cooperation in the sphere of higher education between Kyrgyz Republic and European Union”, Kyrgyz National University named after J. Balasagyn, Bishkek, April 15-16, 2015

 Round table “Contemporary issues of International Humanitarian Law”, ICRC, Regional Delegation in Bishkek and Regional Delegation in Moscow, Russia, March 25, 2015

Bard Field Network Evaluation Meeting, Bard College, Berlin, Germany, March 12-15, 2015

Liberal Education in Post-Soviet Territory: Problems of Adaptation. “Intellectual Foundations of Modern Liberal Education”, St. Petersburg, Russia, November 14 – 16, 2014. The conference is organized by the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, St. Petersburg State University, and Bard College, New York.

Universal Rights, East and West? The Local, Regional and Global Work of Human Rights Clinics in Kyrgyzstan and the United States. To compare and contrast the work of three clinics, one in Central Asia and two in the United States: the Legal Clinic at the American University of Central Asia (AUCA), The International Human Rights Law Clinic at AU in Washington and the Frank C. Newman International Human Rights Law Clinic at the University of San Francisco, AALS Conference on Clinical Education, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 2013

Teaching Human Rights through Practicum, Externship 6: Preparing Lawyers – The role of field placement, Northeastern University School of Law and Harvard Law School, Boston, Cambridge, MA, USA, March 2012

Mainstreaming Human Rights and Justice concerns in the Law department Curriculum, Combating Justice through Education: Justice Education and Academic Institutions, 6th GAJE conference, University of Valencia, July 2011.

Current Research Projects:

World Justice Project, annually the national expert, Hague, Netherlands

The initiation of a teaching quality assurance system together with the University of Life Sciences in Aas, Norway is part of a SIU-funded (Senter for Internasjonalisering av Utdanning or Norwegian Center for International Cooperation in Education) cooperation project entitled “NMBU-AUCA Cooperation Project”.

The European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in Central and Eastern Europe. This book is about the ECHR and the case-law of the Court of Human Rights from a variety of perspectives. This project wants to fill this gap with regard to the new member countries of the CoE in Central and Eastern Europe by way of a comprehensive analysis that provides truly comparable information from all or nearly all countries in the region and for comparative purposes, one or two country reports may be included regarding countries that have also emerged from communism but are not eligible for membership in the Council of Europe, such as Kyrgyzstan or Mongolia.

  1. Basics of law: selected issues, co-authored, Law Division Faculty, “Altyn Tamga”, Bishkek, 2019
  2. Article on “Fair Trial Standards and Legitimacy of Criminal Justice Actors in Kyrgyzstan – A Research Note”, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, co-authored, 2019
  3. Rule of Law Handbook, UNDP (Kyrgyz Republic), 2017
  4. Country Assessment for the Kyrgyz Republic: Fair Trial Standards and Meaning in Local Context , USAID (Kyrgyz Republic), 2017
  5. The Race-Based Affirmative Action: Does It Constitute Violation of the United States Laws? (Политика поддержки студентов по расовому признаку: является ли это нарушением законодательства США?) AUCA Academic Review 2009 (#1), Bishkek, pp. 102-113. (co-authored with B.Esenkulova).
  6. Инструменты исполнения международных договоров и норм международного права в Кыргызской Республике. Вестник КНУ имю Жю Баласагына, 2009 # 3, 2009, стр. 77-97.
  7. Correlation between International Law and National Legislation in the Kyrgyz Republic (Соотношение между международным правом и национальным законодательством в Кыргызской Республике). AUCA Academic Review 2009 # 2, Bishkek, pp. 97-104, co-authored with N. Myrsalieva.
  1. Соотношение норм международного гуманитарного права и национального законодательства Кыргызской Республики. УДК 341.9.019. Сборник материалов научно-практической конференции юридического факультета КРСУ от 29 марта 2010 года на тему «Совершенствование законодательства Кыргызской Республики в рамках реализации Стратегии развития страны на 2009-2011 гг.», Вестника КРСУ, 2010, Том 10, № 6, стр. 40-43.
  2. Obligations of the Kyrgyz Republic under the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocol I of 1977 concerning Grave Breaches of International Humanitarian Law. (Обязательства Кыргызской Республики по Женевским конвенциям 1949 года и дополнительному Протоколу 1977 года в сфере регулирования военных преступлений). AUCA Academic Review 2010 (# 1), Bishkek, pp. 79-93, co-authored with N. Myrsalieva.
  1. Professional Legal Education and Preparation of judges in the Kyrgyz Republic Presentation at the Conference on Professional Legal Education, Bishkek, Апрель 23, 2010.
  2. Применение международного трудового права в правовой системе Кыргызской Республики, Вестник КНУ им. Ж. Баласагына, 2011. Специальный выпуск. Сборник материалов международной научно-практической конференции по трудовому праву, Декабрь 2010 г.
  3. The Сhallenges of Higher Legal Education in the Kyrgyz Republic and the Peculiarities of Educational Process at the AUCA Law Department, The New Law School, Reexamining Goals, Organization and Methods for a Changing World. 2010 Public Interest Law Institute (PILI) and Jagiellonian University Press (JU Press), Faculty of Law and Administration together with Columbia University Law School, Krakow,57-65, ISBN 978-83-233-2863-6,
  4. Роль и место международных договоров в правовой системе Кыргызской Республики. Социальные и гуманитарные науки, № 5-6, 2011 г., ISSN 1026-9045.
  5. Introducing a Public Interest Focus in the Legal Clinic Program: A Case Study from the Kyrgyz Republic. 6th Global Alliance for Justice Education Worldwide Conference – “Combating Social Injustice Through Justice Education”, Valencia, Spain, July 11-15th, 2011, Report available at

  1. Имплементация международных договоров по правам человека в Кыргызской Республике: проблемы и решения.// Наука и новые технологии, Вып. № 9, 2011 г.
  2. Теоретические и процессуальные проблемы по имплементации международного гуманитарного права в национальное уголовное процессуальное право Кыргызской Республики, Вестник АУЦА № 2 (17), 2012. (в соавторстве).
  3. Integrating Human Rights into the Curriculum of the IBL Program of the
    American University of Central Asia. Teaching Human Rights through Practicum International Business Law Department AUCA. Externships 6: Preparing Lawyers – The Role of Field Placement. Conference hosted by Northeastern University School of Law and Harvard Law School, March 1-4th, 2012.
  4. Защита прав человека во время вооруженного конфликта и нормы международного гуманитарного права. Вестник Юридического института КНУ им. Ж. Баласагына № 2, 2012, ISSN 9967-21533X
  5. Непосредственное применение норм международных договоров в национальной правовой системе Кыргызской Республики. // НАН КР Гуманитарные проблемы современности. Вып. № 16. - Бишкек, 2012 г.
  6. Исторические аспекты становления международного гуманитарного права. // НАН КР Гуманитарные проблемы современности. Вып. № 16. - Бишкек, 2012.
  7. Contemporary International Law: Materials and Cases. Elida K. Nogoibaeva, Dean of Faculty, Michelle Leighton, Associate Professor of Law, and Deputy Director Tian Shan Policy Center, Kamila Mateeva, Chair of International and Business Law Department, American University of Central Asia, Aiaz Baetov, Acting Associate Professor of Law, Kyrgyz National University, Staff Attorney ABA ROLI Office in Kyrgyzstan (American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative), Nurzat Myrsalieva, Consultant, Former Associate Legal Officer for Central Asia Project, Open Society Justice Initiative, Jibek Koichukulova, Assistant Professor Private International Law, Kyrgyz State Academy of Law and Saiyora Tashmatova, Assistant Professor, Public International Law, Kyrgyz State Academy of Law. Bishkek 2012, 635 pages. In English:

  1. Хрестоматия. Действующее международное право. Алтын Принт, Бишкек, 2012 г., 704 с. (в соавторстве). На русском языке:

  1. Хрестоматия. Учурдагы эл аралык укук. Алтын Принт, Бишкек, 2013, 684 с. (в соавторстве). На кыргызском языке:

  1. Presentation on Universal Rights, East and West? The Local, Regional and Global Work of Human Rights Clinics in Kyrgyzstan and the United States. Participants: Professor Elida Nogoibaeva, International and Business Law Department, American University of Central Asia (AUCA), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; Richard Wilson, American University (AU), Washington College of Law, Washington, DC; and Constance de la Vega, University of San Francisco School of Law (USF). The Association of American Law Schools (AALS). Conference on Clinical Legal Education, San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 27th - May 1st, 2013.
  1. Международное Гуманитарное Право и Ядерное Оружие. Коллективная монография "Актуальные проблемы международного гуманитарного права (МГП)" под редакцией Н. Н. Гнатовского, Т. Р. Короткого и С.С. Саяпина. Одесса, Украина, 2013. (12 с.)
  2. Вклад Международного Суда ООН, других Международных Судебных Органов и Международных Трибуналов в Развитие Международного Гуманитарного Права. Международное правосудие, № 2 (6), 2013, издается Институтом права и публичной политики, Москва,
  3. Substantial and Procedural Requirements of International Humanitarian Law Implementation into the Kyrgyz Criminal Law (Legislation). Вестник Юридического института КНУ им. Ж. Баласагына № 3, 2014.
  4. Liberal Education in Post-Soviet Territory: Problems of Adaptation. Round-table Discussion at the International Conference “Intellectual Foundations of Modern Liberal Education” St Petersburg, Russia, November 14-16th, 2014 organized by Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences of St Petersburg State University, Russia and Bard College (USA).
  5. Quality Management in Legal Education. Kyrgyzstan Report. Book Project: Prof. Dr. Frank Emmert, LL.M. Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis. (together with K. Mateeva and K. Kasybekova). Publication will come soon.
  6. Discussion about Field Network Evaluation, Liberal Arts Education, and The Participating Institutions. How Do We Measure “Success” in Liberal Arts Education? Presentation about AUCA Assessment Process, Bard Field Network Evaluation Meeting, 12-14 March, 2015, Berlin, Germany.
  7. Current Efforts of the Kyrgyz Republic to Implement International Humanitarian Law on the International and National Levels. In process of publication in June 2015.
  8. 2014-2015 Exit survey for seniors and 2014–2015 AUCA Alumni Survey. Questionnaires were designed to assess the impact of undergraduate education at AUCA. The survey asks about seniors and alumni’s experiences both during undergraduate years and during the years since they have graduated to assess the major programs at AUCA and to make necessary changes into the curricula or teaching methods and etc. Spring 2015 semester and during the Summer period.
  9. IHL and nuclear weapons, Bulletin of modern science, # 11, 2015, Russia.
  10. Manual on protection of rights over common property, providing local communities with practical recommendations on how to protect their rights over common land with through analysis of relevant legislation published in September 2011 was prepared by Legal Clinic students under faculty’s supervision was presented at the 6th GAJE conference, University of Valencia, July 2011.
  11. The Need for a New Law School: Redefining Legal Education in Europe. Public Interest Law Institute special publication based on materials and presentations which were made at the conference organized by PILI at the Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland, summer 2008. Co-author – Kamila Mateeva
ILA - International Law Association
CESS - Central Eurasian Studies Society
ABILA - American Branch of International Law Association
ILSA - International Law Students Association
IALS - International Association of Law Schools
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