Monitoring visit within the project ”Setting up an eco-reintegration mechanism for inmates”
The representatives of the National Contact Point – Ministry of European Funds, Program Operator – Ministry of Justice, Donor Programme Partner - Norwegian Correctional Services and Financial Mechanism Office, have conducted on 29 October 2015 a monitoring visit to the project "Setting up an eco–reintegration mechanism for inmates" financed under the RO23 Programme – "Correctional Services, including Non-custodial Sanctions"
The objective of the project is to strengthening the capacity of the penitentiary system in order to facilitate through an eco-mechanism the reintegration process of the ex-inmates, through the following components:
Component 1: Training of inmates (with accent on Roma inmates) in eco-construction and traditional crafts, by building 5 eco-houses in Delta Danube, at Grindu Tătaru, which will serve as crafts workshops and will be used for organizing awareness events;
Component 2: Training of prison staff for creating and implementing a human ecology detention system;
Component 3: Increasing awareness and involvement of the society as regards the social reintegration of inmates and ex-inmates (with accent on Roma inmates).
During the visit, was presented the status of the construction works of the 5 eco-houses, as well as the training sessions performed.
For additional information about the project please visit the following link: http://norwaygrants.anp.gov.ro/despre-proiect-delta.
Programme website: http://norwaygrants.just.ro/ro-ro/infogenerale/program.aspx#ro23
Programme Operator: Ministry of Justice
Project Promoter: the National Administration of Penitentiaries
Project Partners: Region South from Norway, Tulcea Prison, Ivan Patzaichin – Mila 23 Association (as consortium leader) and its partner Romano ButiQ;
Total project value: 580.320 Euro (85% Norway Grants and 15% state budget – Ministry of Justice)