Training on Role of civil society and government in rehabilitation of former prisoners into the society
On 10 July 2017 “Uluchay” Social-Economic Innovation Center has organized a training session for civil society and government representatives on “Role of civil society and government in rehabilitation and reintegration of former prisoners into the society.”
The training session aimed to increase the capacity of civil society and government representatives on tools and approaches for rehabilitation and reintegration of former prisoners into society has been provided by the Vugar Bayramov – Chairman of Center for Economic and Social Development and Gunay Ismayilova – Independent Consultant.
Through the lecture on available tools for cooperation between civil society organizations and governmental structures, participants gained knowledge and practices to support the reintegration and rehabilitation of former prisoners into society. Participants also expressed their recommendations and solutions for civil society organizations and government and private sector representatives. Those recommendations have been collected by Uluchay and will be updated during the project implementation and then delivered to relevant stakeholders as a recommendations package.
The Program Manager of UNDP – Gulshan Rzayeva, Sirajaddin Rustamov – Senior Advisor of the Sheki Regional Office of the Ministry of Justice, Vugar Iskandarov – Head of the Youth and Sports Department of the Sheki Executive Committee, and Ramzi Gafarov – Deputy Chief of Sheki Penitentiary Service have also participated in the training sessions and expressed their opinion on possible options and approaches for the involvement of youth and governmental structures for the better rehabilitation and reintegration of former prisoners into the society.
The training session has been organized with the initiative of “Uluchay” Social-Economic Innovation Center within the “Enabling civil society to play a greater role in advancing socio-economic rights of vulnerable populations” project funded by the European Union supported by the UNDP. The project is implemented in cooperation with the Center for Economic and Social Development and the Sheki Regional Office of the Ministry of Justice of Azerbaijan.
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