Thematic week "Justice and people" is held in Minsk

 

A thematic week called "Justice and people" was held in Minsk on 2-6 June, 2014. As the Council of Europe Information Point was invited to participate in the event, its director, Dr. Viachaslau Yarashevich, took part in the round table "Children of Parents Sentenced to Death, Life Imprisonment of Long Term Imprisonment: the Role of Society in Their Rehabilitation" on 2 June 2014.

During the round table the CoE Infopoint’s director held talks with its participants, in particular, with the chairman of Belarusian Helsinki Committee Mr. Aleh Hulak, and the chairman of the Permanent Commission on International affairs of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus, Mr. Nikolai Samoseiko. The focus was made on prospects for cooperation between the Infopoint and the BHC, notably in activities on social issues.