Zerenda – Three-day workshop for representatives of law enforcement and judicial authorities on the basis of strategic planning and project management began today. The event was organized by the General Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the support of the European Union project "Improvement of Criminal Justice in Kazakhstan" in "Zeren" recreation centre.
The participants of the seminar represented by the employees of the Supreme Court, the General Prosecutor's Office, the National Security Committee, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the anti-corruption service will become familiar with the basic principles of project management, management decision-making procedures and assessment criteria to achieve the project objectives.
At his opening speech, the Head of the Office of the Prosecutor General Yerbol Umraliyev thanked the experts of the EU project for the opportunity to learn the most advanced techniques of project management, the possibility to consolidate the experience gained in practical workshops given by the certified trainer on project management.
The representative of the Prosecutor General's Office noted the importance of project management methods for the criminal justice system in the light of implementation of five institutional reforms announced by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
“The EU project “Enhancing criminal justice in Kazakhstan” is aimed at further development of the criminal justice system is designed to support the Republic of Kazakhstan with ongoing judicial reforms in Kazakhstan in accordance with international standards. Increasing the capacity of our partner organizations personnel through training of modern methods for improving the quality of work is an integral part of the project” - states the project team leader William Irvine.
With a total budget of 5.5 million euros funded by the European Union (EU), the project is implemented by Northern Ireland Co-operation Overseas (NI-CO) in partnership with Ministry of Justice of the United Kingdom, Dutch Probation Service and National School of Judiciary and Public Prosecution, Poland.