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Ceremony of closing NORLAM program in Moldova
The Norwegian Mission of Rule of Law Advisers to Moldova (NORLAM) ends its operations after 10 years of activity. To mark the conclusion of the program, NORLAM organizes a Conference on the 30 May 2017 at 15:00 in Palatul Republicii. On this occasion, the State Secretary of the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security, Ms. Anette Carnarius Elseth, Norwegian Ambassador of Norway to the Republic of Moldova, H.E. Ms. Tove Bruvik Westberg
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First Annual Legal Actors Conference held in Chişinău
On the 31st of May, The Norwegian Mission of Rule of Law Advisers to Moldova (NORLAM), in cooperation with the Human Rights Resource Group, launched the very first annual Legal Actors Conference in Chisinau. The main topic for the conference this year was pre-trial detention in the Republic of Moldova.
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Announcement: Friday, 26 May at 19:50 the talk-show Bună seara will be broadcasted from Rezina penitentiary
For the first time in Moldova, the well-known interactive socio-political talk-show Bună seara with Mircea Surdu will be broadcasted from an improvised studio in the yard of Rezina penitentiary. Among the invited speakers and audience are persons sentenced to life imprisonment, employees of the Rezina penitentiary, representatives of the leadership of the Department of Penitentiary Institutions and of the Ministry of Justice
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Moldova has too many life prisoners per capita and the mechanism of release on parole is deficient
The Norwegian Mission of Rule of Law Advisers to Moldova (NORLAM) organized an international conference on "Life Imprisonment and Release on Parole" on 11 May 2017.The purpose of the conference was to present key findings from two research studies, one conducted worldwide
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Discussions with judges, prosecutors and lawyers about the draft law on humanization of penal policy
NORLAM organised four roundtables during 3-7 April, in Chisinau, Balti and Cahul to discuss with judges, prosecutors and lawyers the draft law on humanization of the criminal policy. The speakers in the four roundtables were: Raisa Botezatu (former Judge, Supreme Court), Vladimir Adam (General Prosecutor's Office),
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Actions of follow-up based on the Functional Analysis and Assesment of Internal Processes at Rusca Prison were identified together with the employees
Pe data de 23 martie 2017, NORLAM a organizat un seminar cu angajații Penitenciarului nr. 7 – Rusca. Scopul seminarului a fost discutarea acțiunilor care urmează a fi întreprinse ca urmare a  Analizei funcționale și evaluării proceselor interne de lucru
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Women and juveniles in detention - past, present ... and future? - unconventional conference for Moldova
Why do women and juveniles commit crimes? What is and what should be the purpose of punishmetn and the role of a prison? How can we transform the prison from an environment of isolation, into an environment conducive to change? What role can culture, art and library have in this transformation?
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Anouncement: On 15-16 March NORLAM organizes an International Conference dedicated to Women and Juveniles in Detention
NORLAM is arranging an International Conference entitled: "Women and Juveniles in Prison - Past, Present ... and Future?" The Conference will start with the documentary-theater Shakespeare for Ana
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NORLAM has a new member
Starting February this year, NORLAM team has a new member, a trainee - Ecaterina Vornicescu. The trainee is a student of the State University of Moldova, Faculty of Law, studying in English and Romanian. Ecaterina speaks fluently several foreign languages and is a very involved and active student.
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Seminar with Rezina Prison Employees
20 employees of the Penitentiary no.17-Rezina attended a seminar with representatives of the Norwegian Mission of Rule of Law Experts in Moldova (NORLAM) and the Centre for Arts COLISEUM on the 3 March 2017 in the premises of the Public Library Rezina.   In the seminar the Norwegian system for punishment enforcement was presented and a reflection on "Hamlet Process" was made. The Hamlet project was implemented during June-September 2016 and included life prisoners as actors.   Also, the current
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How to increase quality and efficiency of Moldovan probation?
To enhance the quality and efficiency of probation in Moldova, Norlam facilitated the organization of a workshop that was held between 27 February and 1 March in Vadul lui Voda. The workshop was attended by employees of the National Inspectorate of Probation (NIP) from the central office, heads of offices probation and probation counselors from Moldova and probation counselors from Romania
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Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Moldova translated into English
Translation into English language of the Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Moldova can be found here. Translation performed by Natalia Vilcu, legal officer at NORLAM. 
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Program for Reducing Substance Abuse
A training of probation officers on the implementation of the program in reducing substance abuse was conducted by NORLAM during 23 to 26 January 2017 in the premises of the National Institute of Justice.
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Christmas Cake for Rusca prison
The Norwegian Mission of Rule of Law Advisers to Moldova visited the Rusca Prison no. 7 on the 9th of January 2017 for making the women's holidays sweeter by delivering four Christmas cakes.
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Moldovan prison system wants to introduce progressive regimes of prison sentence enforcement
Several members of the working group created by the Department of Penitentiary Institutions (DPI) to review legislation, regulations and procedures specific the area of criminal sanctions enforcement met in order to finalize the conceptual vision of the new regimes of prison sentence enforcement. Thus, on the 24-25 and 30 of November
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Final contest of the Armwrestling Championship among prisoners
40 prisoners from eight Moldovan prisons have participated in the final competition for the Armwrestling contest on Saturday, November 26, 2016. The competition was held at the Sports Complex of the University of Physical Education and Sport in Chisinau.
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Workshop and study trip to Iași, Romania for prison and probation staff
Representatives of the Department of Penitentiary Institutions, which are part of the working group on amending the criminal enforcement legislation of Moldova and representatives of the National Probation Inspectorate participated in a workshop combined with study visit to Iasi during 9-12 November 2016
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NORLAM continues to train the prosecutors on the application of the pre-trial arrest
On Wednesday, 26 October, NORLAM Mission, in partnership with the National Institute of Justice, organized a new seminar for prosecutors, during which several different topics have been discussed.
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The Resource Group in a study visit to Norway
During 13-15 September 2016, ten members of the Human Rights Resource Group took part in a study visit to Norway.
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After months of preparation, the long awaited theater play HAMLET PROCESS was performed by 11 life-prisoners at Prison No. 17 Rezina and broadcasted live in the Square of Theodora de la Sihla Cathedral on the September 15, 2016.
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