A two-day meeting on the legislation on parole boards will
take place in Kakheti on 5-6 November 2011, in the framework of the Denmarkâs
Georgia Programme 2010-2013 âPromotion of Judicial Reform, Human and Minority
A working group comprising the chairmen of local parole
boards, the Standing Commission of the Ministry of Corrections and Legal
Assistance, staff of the secretariat of the parole boards, representatives of
the National Probation Agency, members of parole boards and NGOs, will discuss
the current legislation on parole boards and develop recommendations for
amendments, with the assistance of national and international experts: Professor
Alexander Cameron (Chairman of the Parole Board of Scotland), Mr Jan van den
Brand (National Advisory Board for the Enforcement of Sentences for the Minister
of Justice of the Netherlands) and Ms Zoia Khasia (Penal Reform International).
The recommendations developed by this working group will subsequently be
presented to the Minsiter of Corrections and Legal Assistance of Georgia.
For more information see: www.coe.int / www.coe.ge