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03.08.11
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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