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04.06.2015
Державна пенітенціарна служба України

Head of the State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine Volodymyr Palahniuk met with the representatives of Council of Europe – 3 year project of Council of Europe is starting "Further Support of the Penitentiary Reform in Ukraine"

June 3, 2015 Head of the State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine Volodymyr Palahniuk held first working meeting with the Projects Coordinator of the Criminal Law Cooperation Unit of the Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law, Council of Europe Mrs. SALACZ Ildiko and manager of the Council of Europe Project "Further Support of the Penitentiary Reform in Ukraine” Mrs. Olga Sandakova.

The aim of the meeting intended an acquaintance of project coordinators with the Head of Service and informing about the perspectives of cooperation on the next 3 years under the auspices of Council of Europe.

Head of the Service expressed readiness to work in frame of planning Council of Europe on improvement of prison management, penitentiary staff education, treatment with prisoners. Apart from that, during the meeting participants confirmed necessity to carry out mutual project events on improving the procedures of prison inspection and consideration of complaints of prisoners about ill-treatment considering European countries experience and standards of the Council of Europe.

Links:

http://www.kvs.gov.ua/peniten/control/main/uk/publish/article/771518

http://www.kvs.gov.ua/peniten/control/main/uk/publish/article/744978

http://www.ombudsman.gov.ua/ua/all-news/pr/18315-iw-zaxist-prav-lyudini-prioritet-planu-dij-radi-yevropi-dlya-ukraiini-na/

International Affairs and Public Relations Office
Vlad Klysha, 207 34 36, org@kvs.gov.ua

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