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02 April 2020

Activity Details (ID# 17034)  

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Title 7 of 7 Round tables to present the guidelines on governmental and independent inspection mechanisms to the stakeholders and prepare implementation 
Description 1 Council of Europe expert, 50 participants from Kosovo 
Status Completed 
Date 01/02/2008 
Location Pristina, Kosovo*
Countries Others: Kosovo*
Groups: Multilateral
  Joint Programme Activity - SEE-PrisonRef
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP SEE-PrisonRef - CARDS - Development of a reliable and functioning Prison system respecting fundamental rights and standards and enhancing of regional co-operation in the Western Balkans    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 4 - 2007/DGHL/JP/1720   SEE-PrisonRef - Contribute to the development and consolidation of systems of governmental
Expected Result 4.1 - Guidelines on governmental and independent inspection mechanisms are developed. Stakeholders, including relevant government officials, Ombudsmen institutions and NGOs, are trained on how to carry out inspections.
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Rule of Law
Line of Action ⇒ II.3 – Strengthening the security of European citizens
Programme ☆ II.3.2  European standards for crime control
Project 2008/DGHL/1418 Targeted support for national prison systems
Expected Result 1 Concrete measures undertaken by member states aimed at improving the management of prison systems.

Working Method

Training Course 
Directorate Human Rights and Legal Affairs 
CoE Contact RAKUSIC-HADZIC, Tanja   email
Last Modified 04/12/2008 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 17034) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) The objective was to contribute to the development and consolidation of governmental and independant inspection mechanisms by presenting the guidelines on inspections and monitoring to stakeholders. 
Output/Results The participants noted that the continued training of staff and the building of new prisons had conributed to their efficiency. Within the first part of 2008 the PA and and NGO had agreed to establish a Prison Monitoring Institute in the future which would help to guarantee the transparency of the PA's work in full compliance with the right to privacy of the prisoners. 
Conclusions/Follow Up  
Participants MoJ, MoI and Directorate of Prisons, Ombudsman, head of the office for the implementation of OPCAT, legislative representatives, judges, NGOs 
Consultants/Experts Eric Svanidze 
CoE Secretariat Elira Kokona 
Total No. Participants 25 
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  * All reference to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.  
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