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Cascade Trainings for the Staff Members of the Ministry of Corrections and Legal Assistance of Georgia

Council of Europe, under the auspices of the EU/CoE Joint Programme “Reinforcing the Fight against Ill-treatment and Impunity” is organizing two two-day cascade trainings for the staff members of the Ministry of Corrections and Legal Assistance of Georgia. The trainings are to be held in Rustavi Training Centre on 10-11 May and 24-25 May, 2012. The trainings aim to raise awareness of the participants on ECHR requirements, including the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights, as well as on CPT and Istanbul Protocol Standards related to combating ill-treatment at prisons. Trainers for these cascade trainings are selected from the list of participants of training-of-trainers conducted under the same Joint Programme in February, 2012 with the guidance of prominent foreign human rights experts.


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