Seminar on the new Code of Imprisonment of Georgia and the
European Prison Rules
A two-day seminar on the new Code of Imprisonment of Georgia and the European
Prison Rules will take place in Signagi on 27-28 August 2011, in the framework
of Denmark's Georgia Programme 2010-2013 "Promotion of Judicial Reform, Human
and Minority Rights". Eight prosecutors from Shida Kartli and Mtskheta-Mtianeti
Regions, eight lawyers of the Legal Aid Service and four representatives of NGOs
will participate in this seminar, which will be lead by national and
international experts. The seminar aims to reinforce establishing and
implementing of European prison standards on imprisonment in the country and to
build up knowledge of the legal professionals concerned on the changes
introduced by the Code of Imprisonment which entered into force in 2010.
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