Improvement of the penitentiary and probation system. problems and suggestions
On December 23, at 12:00, a discussion was held at the Media Center entitled “Improving the Penitentiary and Probation System. problems and suggestions”.
Sirarpi Mughdusyan, Head of the Resocialization and Rehabilitation Department of the Probation Service of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia Laura Gasparyan, Coordinator of the implementation of the National Prevention Mechanism of the HRD staff, head of the Torture and Ill-treatment Prevention Department Nare Hovhannisyan, President of “Center for Legal Initiatives” NGO
Improving the penitentiary and probation system is one of the Government’s priorities. Although a number of actions have been taken in this direction in recent years, from improving building conditions to expanding the possibilities of educational programs, there are still a number of problems related to salaries, working conditions, and social guarantees.
To what extent have the problems addressed by the previous strategy been solved?
The new strategy of 2023-2026 also addresses these problems. What’s envisaged to be implemented?