Comparative analysis of the independent investigative mechanisms in Europe

13 July 2020

A comprehensive study on the best European practices of the independent investigative mechanisms, conducted for the State Inspector’s Service of Georgia was presented on 13 July 2020. The study was initiated with the aim to carry out comparative analyses of best European practices of the...

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Investigators of the Ministry of Internal Affairs will specialise in juvenile issues

15-17 July 2020

On 15-17 July 2020, the Council of Europe organised a series of training sessions for the first group of investigators of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia . The training covered a wide range of important topics such as the psychological and legal aspects addressed by the Georgian Code...

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Investigators of the State Inspector’s Service specialised in the Juvenile issues

2-3 June 2020 Tbilisi, Georgia

On 2-3 June 2020 online training session was organised for the investigators of the State Inspector’s Service. The training covered important juvenile-related topics such as the psychological aspects addressed by the Georgian Code on Children’s Rights and juvenile justice principles;...

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Professional Capacity of the Georgian TDI Medical Staff Improved

13-15 May 2020 Tbilisi, Georgia

On 13 and 15 May 2020, two online training sessions on qualitative health-care management were organised for the medical staff of the temporary detention isolators at the Ministry of Internal Affairs. More than thirty participants increased their knowledge of international standards related to...

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Support to the Special Penitentiary Service to combat the COVID-19 pandemic

6 May 2020 Tbilisi, Georgia

Responding to the emergency of COVID-19 crisis and to the need of providing support to inmates and prison staff, on 6 May 2020 the Council of Europe donated the necessary protective equipment to the Special Penitentiary Service (SPS) of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia (MoJ). In total, 6500...

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Support to the Department of Temporary Detention to combat the COVID-19 pandemic

6 May 2020 Tbilisi, Georgia

On 6 May 2020, the Council of Europe donated the necessary protective equipment to the Department of Temporary Detention of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia to respond the emergency of COVID-19 crisis and to the need of providing support to the detainees and the staff of temporary...

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Online training for the newly established Juvenile Unit Investigators

27 April, 2020 Tbilisi, Georgia

Online training sessions for the investigators of the newly established juvenile unit at the Ministry of Internal Affairs took place on 22- 24 and 27 April 2020. The training covered a wide range of important topics such as the psychological and legal aspects addressed by the Georgian Code on...

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Institutional support to the State Inspector’s Service of Georgia

9 April 2020 Tbilisi, Georgia

An online Working Group meeting with representatives of the Service of State Inspector of Georgia, the Council of Europe consultant and the Project team took place on 9 April 2020. The online meeting was held to discuss the methodology of a comprehensive study aimed at describing the best...

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Improvement of health-care monitoring in temporary detention isolators

8 April 2020 Tbilisi, Georgia

An online working group meeting with the representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, the Council of Europe consultant and the Project team took place on 8 April 2020. The participants discussed the draft medical package, prepared to improve the quality of health-care service...

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Training for the Georgian temporary detention isolators’ medical staff

4-6 March 2020 Borjomi, Georgia

On 4-6 March 2020, the first group of the Temporary Detention Isolators’ (TDI) doctors underwent the training on quality health-care service delivery and interviewing techniques of victims of ill-treatment. During three-day training, participants increased their knowledge of CPT standards on...

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Institutional Strengthening of the State Inspector’s Service

27 February 2020 Tbilisi, Georgia

On 27 February 2020, statistical methodology for the State Inspector’s Service was at the core of the discussions between representatives of the State Inspector’s Service and the Council of Europe. The methodology will improve the capacity of the SIS to collect and process statistical data about...

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Improvement of health-care monitoring in the temporary detention isolators

24-25 February 2020 Tbilisi, Georgia

On 24-25 February 2020, representatives of the Department of Temporary Detention of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia (TDI) and the Council of Europe (CoE) discussed the draft monitoring instrument of health-care service delivery in the temporary detention isolators (TDI). Prepared with...

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Joint meeting of the Service of State Inspector and Public Defender’s Office

21-22 February 2020

On 21-22 February 2020, a two-day workshop to enhance future cooperation between the Service of State Inspector (SIS) and the Public Defender’s Office (PDO) took place in Tsinandali, Georgia. During this event, discussions were held inter alia on different subjects of common interest for both...

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Campaign against violence at schools

19 February 2020

On 19 February 2020, in the framework of a campaign aimed at both combatting violence at schools and supporting awareness-raising on criminal liability and other related issues, a meeting was organised with school children at Gori public school No. 5. The campaign implies informative visits at...

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Enhancing the Georgian Police’s Capacity in Juvenile Justice Matters

17 February 2020

On 17 February 2020, representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia (MIA) and the Council of Europe (CoE) discussed the draft guidelines to improve the institutional and professional capacity of both police officers and investigators to work with juveniles. Prepared with the...

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More support for detained juveniles and adults – the Council of Europe launches a two-year project

29 October, 2019

On 29 October the Council of Europe launched a two-year project “Juvenile and Adult Detainees Support (JADES) together with its main partners the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the State Inspector’s Service and the Office of Public Defender to reinforce the human rights of the adult and the...

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