the framework of the Joint Programme of the European Union and Council of Europe
âHuman Rights in Prisons and Other Closed Institutionsâ, a study visit to
Slovenia for staff of the National
Preventive Mechanism (NPM) of the Public Defenderâs Office of Georgia
will take place on 22-24
The visit will focus on
sharing experiences and good practices in the monitoring of psychiatric
institutions and prisons. The three-day programme will include meetings with the
staff of the Slovenian NPM, representatives of the Ministry of Healthcare and
the Penitentiary Department of Slovenia, as well as visits to prisons,
psychiatric institutions and a special social care institution.
The study visit aims to
strengthen the capacity of the Georgian NPM by providing them with additional
knowledge on and skills in monitoring the human rights situation in so-called
closed institutions, such as prisons and psychiatric institutions.
For more information see: www.coe.int / www.coe.ge