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Visit at Příbram Prison

Department 58 – International Relations
Department 58 – International Relations


Visit of the project at Příbram prison, which is implemented by the Prison Service of the Czech Republic thanks to Norway grants 2009 – 2014 – programme CZ15, was held on 18th of March.

Representatives from Norwegian Correctional Services, Council of Europe, Ministry of Justice, Prison Services, The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Prague and Ministry of Finance participated on the event.

The main reason for the visit was to introduce the project and whole prison system of the Czech Republic to foreign partners who participate on the Programme CZ15. Representatives from the Norwegian Correctional Services highlighted the professionalism of the Prison Service employees and quality of their care. All the members supported the necessity of construction of a hall which will serve as a work placement and educational area for inmates.