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General Prosecutor's Office of Kazakhstan to hold III Forum of "prison reform"

9 December, 2015 17:24
General Prosecutor's Office of Kazakhstan will hold the III Forum of "prison reform", which will be held in the framework of the project “Re-socialization: Society needs you!”, aimed at reintegration of ex-prisoners in the society as law-abiding citizens.

According to the press service, co-organizers of the forum are the Committee on legislation and judicial and legal reform of the Majilis of the Parliament, the Supreme Court, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Legal Council for "Nur Otan" Party, the OSCE Office in Astana and the Academy of law enforcement officials for General Prosecutor's Office.

Until today two forums on "prison reform" were held at the initiative of General Prosecutor's Office. Implementation of initiative projects, presented during these forums, allowed to improve the international rating of country on "prison population" from the 35th to 55th place for the past three years.

The upcoming forum, like the previous ones, is dedicated to implementation of President's instructions in the sphere of reform of the prison system and is designed to discuss the possibility of increasing the effectiveness of the re-socialization of ex-convicts.