Ainura Bekkoenova is a Human Rights and Rule of Law Expert with UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub (since 2016). Ainura provides advisory services to UNDP country offices and national partners in the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia on issues of human rights, rule of law and justice. She also facilitates various regional cooperation initiatives related to justice, human rights and rule of law and aimed at achieving the goals of 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Prior to this, Ainura worked with UNDP and UNODC in Central Asia and Eastern Africa designing and managing programmes and projects, promoting the rule of law, human rights, access to justice and democratic governance. Some of her recent blogs feature issues of access to justice and nexus between artificial intelligence and human rights.