Bishkek, March 28 / Kabar /. The State Service for Punishments Execution of Kyrgyzstan, with the support of the International Prison Reform organization, held today the First International Penitentiary Forum titled "Resocialization of convicts as a positive process of reintegration into society".
The forum was attended by officials from the penitentiary departments of Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Norway, Korea, Britain and other countries, the press service of the State Penitentiary Service reported.
The Forum participants reviewed the activities of prison services in Central Asian countries, the activities of prison services in foreign countries in matters of the employment of convicts and the reduction of the prison population of the country, the participation of civil society in the re-socialization of convicts. It is also planned to develop recommendations on the implementation of the "State Program for the Resocialization of Inmates and their Reintegration into Society for 2018-2023".