On 6 February, the National Institute of Justice has organized, in cooperation with the European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP Programme), the certification event of the distance-learning course “Prohibition of ill-treatment”.
The course was launched on 11 December 2017, within the framework of the Council of Europe Project “Support to criminal justice reforms in the Republic of Moldova”, funded by the Government of Denmark and designed for judges, prosecutors and staff of the General Division Government Agent of the Ministry of Justice.
The event was opened by Diana Scobioala, the NIJ Director, Margarita Galstyan, project manager, and Ana Medarska-Lazova, HELP Project Officer, Human Rights National Implementation Division, Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law.
The interventions of the national HELP tutors – Diana Scobioala and Olga Dorul - were focused on the implementation process of the online course. The beneficiaries of the course shared their impressions about the distance-learning on the prohibition of ill treatments and about the usefulness of the training for their professional activity.
Overall, a number of 28 participants were certified, upon successful completion of the course, by the Council of Europe in common with the National Institute of Justice.
The course was held between 11 December 2017 – 31 January 2018 and offered the participants the possibility to develop their knowledge on the international and European human rights legal framework on prohibition of ill treatment and to enhance their competencies, relevant to tackle the ill treatments.