Assistant Professor at KIMEP University, School of Law, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Maria Baideldinova - Assistant Professor at KIMEP University, School of Law, Almaty, Kazakhstan. She teaches the first university course of Animal Law ever introduced in Kazakhstan and is legal consultant of several animal protection NGOs, like KARE-Zabota. Maria Baideldinova is promoting the reform of Kazakhstan's legislation on animals and is contributing to a draft law on animal protection. Maria Baideldinova holds an LL.M from the Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel, Germany, and a PhD in Family Law from the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna of Pisa, Italy.