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  • Workshop on State Probation Service with the representatives of the NGOs of Lori region

    06.09.2017
    On September 5 the Civil Society Institute (CSI) in cooperation with the Armenian Lawyers’ Association (ARMLA) and the State Probation Service of the Ministry of Justice of Armenia organized a working meeting in Vanadzor, Lori.The topic of the working meeting was “The State Probation Service: Expectations and perspectives for development”.Lori regional officers of the State Probation Service and the representatives of the NGOs operating in Lori region participated in the workshop. The workshop was aimed to introduce the functions and main tasks of the State Probation Service to the participants.

  • State officials of the Lori Regional department of the Probation Service master their skills of RNA electronic tool

    06.09.2017
    On September 5, 2017 the Civil Society Institute NGO in cooperation with the State Probation Service of the Ministry of Justice of Armenia organized a training session for the probation officers in Vanadzor, Lori region The half day training was aimed at mastering the features of the Risks and Needs Assessment electronic tool (RNA), the specificities of the work with the tool, as well as practical training on the use of the tool. Real life cases of different nature were used during the training.

  • Workshop on State Probation Service with the representatives of the NGOs of Syunik region

    31.08.2017
    On August the 23-25 Civil Society Institute (CSI) and the Armenian Lawyers’ Association (ARMLA) visited Syunik region, and in cooperation with the State Probation Service of the Ministry of Justice of RA organized a meeting for the regional officers of the State Probation Service and the representatives of the NGOs operating in Goris and Kapan. Besides, CSI also organized such meeting for the representatives of the NGOs in Sisian. Those are three biggest towns in the region.

  • The Felting and Business training courses organized by the CSI have been completed

    07.07.2017
    On July 4 at the office of the Civil Society Institute (CSI) took place the ceremony of handing out of the certificates to the participants of the Felting and Business training courses organized by the CSI from May to June in cooperation with the State Probation Service of MoJ of RA and the Armenian Young Women’s Association. The courses were designed for the beneficiaries of the Probation Service, as well as for other interested people.

  • Workshop on Probation Service for judges, prosecutors and representatives of the Ministry of Justice

    12.06.2017
    On June 10-11 Civil Society Institute (CSI) in cooperation with the State Probation Service of the Ministry of Justice of RA organized a workshop on “The Activities of the State Probation Service”. The representatives of the Ministry of Justice, judges, prosecutors and probation officers participated in the workshop. The workshop was aimed to present main features, problems and functions of the Probation Service prescribed by law.

  • CSI and ALA create new prospects of cooperation

    07.06.2017
    On June 6 Civil society Institute (CSI) and Armenian Lawyers Association (ALA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding. According to the Memorandum Parties made a commitment to cooperate in the spheres of human rights, Probation Service and fight against corruption.

  • Female convicts, who participated in the hairdressing course, got their certificates

    11.05.2017
    On May 10 in the “Abovyan” penitentiary institution fnished 3rd hairdressing course organized for the female convicts who are preparing to be released. On the graduation day was held the handing out of the certificates to those participants of the course who had successfully completed the course. The representatives of the CSI, “Abovyan” penitentiary institution and “Center for Legal Education and Implementation of Rehabilitation Programs” took part in the event.

  • «Risk and Needs Assessment of Offenders and other Main Tasks and Activities of the State Probation Service» Training for the Probation Service Officers

    20.03.2017
    On March 18-19 in Jermuk took place another training on “The Activities of the State Probation Service”, which was aimed to promote the establishment of the Probation Service and raise the level of its effectiveness. The head of the State Probation Service, the probation officers and the State Probation Service’s regional representatives of Yerevan, Syunik, Armavir, Ararat, Aragatsotn, and Vayots Dzor participated in the training. 

  • The Ministry of Justice will buy a server for the data of beneficiaries of the Probation Service

    10.03.2017
    On March 9 during the government session the decision to provide financial resources to the Ministry of Justice to buy a server for the data input of the beneficiaries of the Probation Service was made For this purpose it is planned to use 2.6 million drams of the saved funds (nearly 5.3 thousand dollars). On the grounding of the decision is also mentioned, that for the security consideration it is preferable, if the server is located in Armenia.

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