Opening of the closed conference: Alexandru Crudu, Head of the department of legal affairs at the prison service; Dr. Arne Wieben, Director of the Bremervörde penal institution; Silvia Sibyll Hawliczek, Prison Director at the young offenders’ institution in Berlin (from left to right)
Opening of the closed conference: Alexandru Crudu, Head of the department of legal affairs at the prison service; Dr. Arne Wieben, Director of the Bremervörde penal institution; Silvia Sibyll Hawliczek, Prison Director at the young offenders’ institution in Berlin (from left to right)
Moldova

From 26 to 28 November 2018, the IRZ in cooperation with the Moldovan Ministry of Justice, organised a closed conference with expert discussions on advising on the new draft legislation for Moldovan law enforcement in Chișinău.

Following on from the presentation of a strategy paper from the Moldovan Ministry of Justice on the reform of the prison system between 2016 and 2020, the IRZ is advising the Ministry of Justice in Moldova on the reform of law enforcement.

During the closed conference, the working group made up of members of the prison service, which was led by the head of the legal department at the prison service, Alexandru Crudu, worked together on producing the draft legislation. IRZ experts Silvia Sibyll Hawliczek, Prison Director at the young offenders’ institution in Berlin, and Dr. Arne Wieben, Director of the Bremervörde penal institution, were able to provide important momentum with their ideas for the draft legislation and therefore had a positive effect on the legislation process. During the expert discussions, important topics such as the requirement for an admissions department and the establishment of the type of accommodation were discussed with the participants.

There will be efforts to continue the consultancy process on the new draft legislation next year.