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Council of Europe Office in Georgia

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22.08.12
Training seminar on European standards of imprisonment and Georgian legislation ...
On 27-28 August, a two-day training seminar on European standards of imprisonment and Georgian legislation is planned to take place in Borjomi (Georgia) for lawyers of the Legal Aid Service of the Ministry of Corrections and Legal Assistance, prosecutors from Guria, Samtskhe-Javakheti and Racha-Lechkhumi and NGOs working in penitentiary field. The seminar will train participants on European standards of imprisonment – highlighting issues of importance to the treatment of different categories of prisoners (juveniles, women etc.) and parole – and will provide a forum for discussion between lawyers, prosecutors and representatives of NGOs on problems related to the penitentiary and ways to improve legislation in line with European standards.
The training seminar is organised in the framework of Denmark’s Georgia Programme 2010-2013 "Promotion of Judicial Reform, Human and Minority Rights".

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Council of Europe Office in Georgia