The heads of the Departments of Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine held a meeting with the Norwegian Rule of Law Advisory Team to Ukraine ("NORLAU")
On February 21, the representatives of the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine met with the representatives of the NORLAU Probation Project (Norwegian expert mission on the rule of law in Ukraine).
Head of the Department of the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine Vyacheslav Svirets and the Head of the Project Willi Geel attended the meeting.
During the event, there were discussion regarding the issues of interaction on the implementation of the probation service in Ukraine, the relevant legal framework for the expansion of alternative sanctions, not related to deprivation of liberty, reducing the level of recidivism, building an effective system of support and improving the mechanism of resocialization of convicts.
In addition, during communication was mentioned the issue of the provision of medical care to prisoners, as well as the current practice of such an organization in the Kingdom of Norway.
Within the framework of the work of the said Mission, NORLAU will provide advisory and technical support to the competent authorities on probation issues in order to facilitate the improvement of the management system, the procedure for conducting personal cases and the mechanism of accountability. Representatives of the Mission will also contribute the trainings and workshops for probation and penitentiary staff, in cooperation with local authorities and non-governmental organizations.
Main Department for International Legal Cooperation