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02.07.12
Working group meeting to draft regulation for the prisoners transportation unit
In the framework of Denmark’s Georgia Programme 2010-2013 “Promotion of Judicial Reform, Human and Minority Rights”, a three-day working group meeting to draft a regulation for the prisoners transportation unit will take place at Lopota Lake Resort on 6-8 July 2012. The draft regulation will describe what the tasks and obligations of the transportation unit are when it transfer prisoners, drawing attention to the need to respect human rights at all times when prisoners are in its care.
Representatives of the Penitentiary Department, National Probation Agency and Penitentiary and Probation Training Centre of the Ministry of Corrections and Legal Assistance will participate in the meeting. One national and two international experts of the Council of Europe will contribute to the development of the draft regulation.
The final draft will be presented to the management of the Ministry of Corrections and Legal Assistance of Georgia and the Department of Prisons at a round table on 16 July 2012.

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