Strengthened bilateral cooperation between the Norway Grants 2014-2021 programme operators from six European countries
On March 29, 2019, the first meeting of the international working group "Conferences and Seminars" took place in Lillestrøm, Norway.Over the course of the meeting, representatives of the donor country and programme operators from Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Bulgaria, and Czech Republic discussed topics requiring an international discussion and important for the professionals representing correctional services of the respective beneficiary countries.
The fourth Cooperation Committee meeting of programme "Correctional Services" held in Riga
On March 26, 2019, the Ministry of Justice held the fourth meeting of the Cooperation Committee of the Norway Grants 2014-2021 programme "Correctional Services" in order to discuss topical matters.
Implementation of the Norway Grants programme "Correctional Services" started
On March 22, 2019, the Foreign Ministry of the Kingdom of Norway and the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Latvia signed the agreement on the implementation of the Norway Grants period 2014–2021 programme "Correctional Services" in Latvia, and on March 25, 2019, in the Ministry Justice of the Republic of Latvia will take the opening event of programme "Correctional Services".
Representatives from Latvian and Lithuanian justice and correctional services sectors meet in the Addiction Centre in Olaine
Representatives from the Lithuanian Ministry of Justice visited the Olaine prison and the Addiction Centre that was established in Olaine prison territory with the support of the Norway Grants. As part of the visit, Lithuanian colleagues were introduced to the principles of the Centre’s activities and were discussed further cooperation opportunities also.