Implementation of a Joint Project of Council of Europe and Azerbaijan Justice Ministry to be Continued in 2007

Society Materials 14 December 2006 20:06 (UTC +04:00)

The implementation of a joint project of the Council of Europe (CE) and the Azerbaijan Justice Ministry, which was intended for the improvement of the penitentiary system of the country, is expected to be continued in the next year, said Nazim Alakbarov, Deputy Azerbaijan Justice Minister. The above project has already been implemented in the country before.

Within the completed project, CE sent 12 experts to Azerbaijan. The experts have experience in the following directions the improvement of the legislation base, the rehabilitation of prisoners, and other spheres.

According to the deputy Justice Minister, the results of the work carried out are already shown; however, the cooperation should be continued.

The reporting evaluation of the penitentiary system is expected to be submitted to CE during the tomorrow conference.