Ainur Kanafina

Ainur is the manager of an EU funded project aiming to enhance the criminal justice system in Kazakhstan for Northern Ireland Cooperation Overseas. Ainur previously worked as a projects and political officer at the British Embassy in Astana. Ainur has a Bachelor’s degree in Informatics from Indiana University, USA and a Master’s in Public Policy from University College London.

Ainur’s action plan centres on establishing a self-sustaining network of civil society organisations working on the rehabilitation of ex-prisoners and working with the government to improve policy in this area.