International scientific and practical online conference
"Pedagogical heritage of A.S. Makarenko in science and practice"
(dedecated to the 130th anniversary of his birth)
The Penitentiary Association of Ukraine congratulates and sincerely wishes everybody the Happy New Year and Merry Christmas!
Accept our sincere greetings! Let health and strength be with you. Let peace and harmony be in your house. We wish you long, fortunate and good life. You are the man with great heart!
I.V. Shtanko is well known among the penitentiary officers and all those, who had a chance to communicate and work with him. He is the real professional, who started the career as an ordinary inspector of the penal establishment and became the Head of the central body of executive power, which implemented the state policy in the sphere of enforcement of sentences. Under his leadership and with his direct involvement, the basis of the new State Criminal-Executive Service of Ukraine wase laid down and the giant steps were taken to reform the old Soviet system of punishment. His professionalism, humanity, sincerity and relations with the subordinates and friends made him the best example to follow.
Thirteen years ago the famous state official, the Head of the State Department on Enforcement of Sentences of Ukraine, the Honoured Lawyer of Ukraine, the member of the Union of Lawyers and Criminological Association of Ukraine, PhD of legal sciences, colonel-general of Internal Service V.A. Liovochkin left this world.
March 12, 2018
On March 13, 2018 the online international scientific and practical conference "Pedagogical heritage of A.S. Makarenko in science and practice "(dedecated to the 130th anniversary of his birth) took place at the Institute of the Criminal-Executive Service. The jubilee event was held with the support of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, the National Academy of Internal Affairs, the Penitentiary Association of Ukraine and the A.S. Makarenko All-Ukrainian Association
February 26, 2018
On February 27, 2018 the presentation of the results of the project "Introduction of probation in Ukraine", which had been implemented by the Penitentiary Association of Ukraine and the Danish Helsinki Human Rights Committee, was held at the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.
Last week the first edition of the bulletin was issued by the Penitentiary Association of Ukraine
Some bulletins were distributed by the Penitentiary Association of Ukraine to:
• National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine;
• V.G. Korolenko State Scientific Library in Kharkiv;
• National Parliamentary Library;
• V.I. Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine;
• Book Chamber of Ukraine;
• V. Stefanyk Scientific Library in Lviv;
• M. Gorkyi State Scientific Library in Odesa;
• M. Maksymovych Scientific Library of the Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv
Everybody can read it also in the electronic form on the following site:https://visnykpau.com/index.php/journal
The new issue of the “Bulletin of the Penitentiary Association of Ukraine” is being prepared.
All those,who want to take part in the creation of the new issue, please, contact us: email@example.com.
On February 8, 2018 the representative of the public organization "Penitentiary Association of Ukraine" Vladyslav Skoroplias participated in the XVIII meeting of the joint working group of the ParliamentaryPermanent Committee on Legislative Support of the Law EnforcementActivities and the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine related to reforming the penitentiary system.
The agenda of the meeting included the discussion of the draft law “On the disciplinary regulationsof the penitentiary system” (revised version) and the draft law "On the legal status of convicts, who served their sentences in the temporarily occupied territory or in those territories, where the state authority is temporarily not present, in particular on the collision line, as well as in the territory of the aggressor State".
on November 24, 2017 with the participation of Ukrainian and foreign scientists, lecturers of theleading universities, representatives of the state authorities, practitioners of the State Criminal-Executive Service of Ukraine, representatives of NGOs and organizations on human rightsprotection, as well as the supervision commissions, which work in the sphere of enforcement of sentences related to imprisonment and probation.
Meeting of the board of the public organization "Penitentiary Association of Ukraine"
August 22, 2016
On November 23, 2017, an expanded meeting of the board of the public organization "Penitentiary Association of Ukraine" was held. Members of the organization from from different regions of Ukraine took part in it.
The participants of the meeting were provided with the report on the activities of the board of the public organization "Penitentiary Association of Ukraine" for the period 2015-2017 and discussed problem of the organization's activities and possible ways of their solving.
Besides, the draft Regulation of the regional offices of the Penitentiary Association of Ukraine was considered. The main directions of theiractivities were discussed.
November 22, 2017
On November 23 2017, a roundtable entitled "Assessment of the risks and problems of the convicts" was held in the framework of cooperation between the Institute of the Criminal-Executive Service and and the Penitentiary Association of Ukraine withthe Danish Helsinki Human Rights Committee. The event was held in the framework of the of the joint project "Introduction of probation in Ukraine" implementation.
X International Football Tournament of the Probation Service officials
August 22, 2016
Institute of the Criminal-Execution Service of Ukraine provided the organizational support to the Ukrainian football team for the participation in the X International Football Tournament of the Probation Service officials, which was held in August of 2016 in Lembork, Poland.
V International Scientific Conference "Multidimensionality of resocialization influences in the penitentiary activities"
October 22, 2016
At the initiative of the Institute of the Criminal-Executive Service and the Penitentiary Association of Ukraine the V International Scientific Conference on searching the optimal model of custody was held in October of 2016 together with the Institute of the Pedagogical Sciences of the Opole University; the Opole District Inspection and the Opole Independent Association of the Prison Service the officials of Poland. The theme of the conference was "Multidimensionality of resocialization influences in the penitentiary activities".
Roundtable "Ensuring security at the penitentiary establishments of Ukraine: current challenges and rospects for the future"
November 23, 2016
The Association took part in the organization of the round table "Ensuring security at the penitentiary establishments of Ukraine: current challenges and rospects for the future".
IV International scientific and practical conference "Actual problems of the human rights protection, who are in conflict with the law, through the prism of legal reforms"
December 01, 2016
Members of the Association took an active part in the preparation and holding of the IV International Scientific and Practical Conference "Actual Problems of Protection of Human Rights, which is in conflict with the law, through the prism of legal reforms" on December 2, 2016. More than 350 participants took part in the scientific / practical conference, including the well-known scholars, practitioners, state officials from Ukraine and other European countries (the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Latvia, Slovakia, Denmark and Germany).
Roundtable "Current issues of the criminal legislation and practice"
March 29, 2017
The roundtable on the current issues related to the criminalexecution legislation and practice was held on 30 of March.The member of the Board of the Penitentiary Association professor of the Criminology and Criminal-Executive LawChair of the National Academy of Internal Affairs of Ukraine O.Kolba, other members of the Association, cadets of the Institute of Criminal-Executive Service and practicalpenitentiary officials participated in the roundtable.
International Student Forum "STUDIO SPRING 2017"
April 10, 2017
In April the International Student Forum "STUDIO SPRING 2017" was held on the basis of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine. Representatives of 10 higher educational establishments of Ukraine took part in the forum.
The visit of the representatives of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine and the Institute of the Criminal-Executive Service to the Kingdom of Denmark
May 08, 2017
In May the representatives of the Ministry of Justice ofUkraine and the Institute of the Criminal-Executive Service visited the Kingdom of Denmark. During the visit the meeting at the Headquarters of the Danish Helsinki Human Rights Committee was held. During it the Memorandum oncooperation between the Penitentiary Association of Ukraine and the Danish Helsinki Human Rights Committee was signed.
The outdoors training of the prison chaplains
July 10, 2017
The training of the prison chaplains is one of the direction of the Association’s activity in the framework of its cooperation with the multi-religious Pastoral Council of chaplains of the penitentiary system of Ukraine. The training of the chaplains was carried out during more than one year. About 150 persons took part in it.
In July of 2015 the format of the training was changed. For the first time it was held in other city (Boryslav, the Lviv region).
Consideration of the issue of expediency of decriminalization of the Art. 391 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine
July 25, 2017
Members of the Association are actively involved in drafting the laws aimed at improving the procedure of execution and serving criminal sentences They were repeatedly involved in developing the concept of further reforming of the Criminal-Executive Service of Ukraine as members of the expert group of the relevant permanent committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee. In particular, in June - August of 2017 in order to consider the expediency of decriminalization of the Art. 391 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine the interviews of 825 penitentiary practical workers and 1,336 convicts were organized. The received information was processed and considered during the meeting of the relevant permanent committee.
Meeting of the working group of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine
September 05, 2017
Meeting of the working group of the Inter-institutional Coordination Council on Juvenile Justice of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine was held on September 6, 2017
Public hearings at the Verkhovna Rada’s permanent committee on legal policy and justice
October 17, 2017
Our representative participated in the public hearings on "Conceptual amendments to the legislation of Ukraine on strengthening the rights of children", which was held on the basis of the Verkhovna Rada’s permanent committee on legal policy and justice, subcommittee on issues of advocacy and regulation of the legal assistance to citizens.
The First National Conference "Development of the Probation System of Ukraine"
November 05, 2017
The Vice-Chairman of the Association’s Board took part in the First National Conference "Development of the Probation System of Ukraine". During it the new NORLAU project (Norway's Rule of Law Advisers in Ukraine) for the next three years and the first results of the probation implementation in Ukraine were presented. Four pilot regions have been identified to create the model probation offices, namely Kropyvnytskyi, Lutsk, Poltava and Cherkasy. On the basis of those offices the new models of the probation management are piloted and the following four probation projects are implemented since January 1, 2018: "Overcoming aggressive behavior", "Change of the criminal thinking", "Prevention of the use of psychotropic substances" and "Life skills".
Meeting with the delegations of the Republic of Poland and the Republic of Armenia
October 16, 2017
Members of the Association take measures to expand the spheres of its activity and the directions of cooperation with the state bodies and NGOs both in Ukraine and abroad. Thus, in October the working meeting with the delegations of the High School on Professional Safety Management (Katowice, Republic of Poland) and the State non-profit organization “Center for the Law Education and Implementation of the Rehabilitation Programs” (Yerevan, Republic of Armenia) took place at the Institute of the Criminal-Executive Service. The issues related to further cooperation between the above mentioned organizations and the Institute were discussed during the meeting.
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