August 17-19, 2017 the delegation of the representatives of the National Prosecution Academy of Ukraine visited he Academy of Law Enforcement Affairs at the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Astana.
The National Prosecution Academy of Ukraine was represented by the rector Ivan Prysiazhniuk, head of the department of initial and continuous training of civil servants of public prosecution service of Ukraine Nataliia Naulik, deputy head of the department of public prosecutors training in supervision over laws observance by agencies entrusted with operative and detective activities, inquiry and pre-trial investigation Oleksandr Sapin andresearch officer of the international relations department Ihor Klevtsov.
During the working visit, the delegation got acquainted with the peculiarities of the training process in the Academy, accommodation, logistics the Academy of Law Enforcement Agencies and had the opportunity to share achievements in various areas of activity and discuss the problems and challenges of legal science, also further cooperation opportunities were worked out.
The meeting resulted in signing of the Memorandum of Understanding that provides the development of cooperation in the field of training and postgraduate certificate training of students, aiming to strengthen the law and order and efficiency of the prosecution activities of Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
In addition, the delegation visited the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan in order to get acquaintance with its practical activities. Ukrainian delegation marked establishment of the Center of law enforcement services of the General Prosecutor`s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan where prosecutors in charge consult citizens and help them to prepare their appeals as major achievement. The very prosecutors in charge register citizens for the authorities of prosecutor`s offices reception. Visitors can get information on the progress of their appeals and copies of replies. On the basis of the center there is the option of free legal help of the mediators, lawyers, notaries and several other government officials, in case when the case of citizen does not correspond to the functional responsibilities of prosecutors.
It should be mentioned that establishment of new structural unit of the prosecutor`s office –Project Office of the Prosecutor’s General Office of Kazakhstan, whose main aim is to transform the old-functional structure and maintain it as modern state agency.
Also, during the working visit to the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the museum, working offices and conference halls were examined. In conclusion, the parties discussed the issues of legal science and practice, as well as outlined the steps of implementation of the provisions of the Memorandum.