Working Visit of Representatives of Public Defender's Department of Prevention and Monitoring to Croatia
On November 22-24, 2016, representatives of the Department of Prevention and Monitoring of the Public Defender's Office of Georgia, paid a working/study visit to the Croatian capital, Zagreb. The aim of the visit was to get information about the mandate and activities of the Croatian National Preventive Mechanism.
During the visit, representatives of the Department of Prevention and Monitoring familiarized with the work methodology of the Croatian National Preventive Mechanism, characteristics of preparation of reports, the existing practice of taking photos, monitoring instruments and methods of supervising the implementation of recommendations. The representatives of the Department of Prevention and Monitoring briefed the Croatian colleagues of the efforts carried within the mandate of the National Preventive Mechanism of Georgia.
The representatives of the Department of Prevention and Monitoring visited the Zagreb police facility, migrants’ accommodation center and a penitentiary facility. At the end of the visit, summarizing discussion was held, during which the importance of sharing experience and the need for future bilateral cooperation were emphasized.