Biennial Africa Correctional Services Association conference opens
The second Biennial Africa Correctional Services Association conference will open in Kampalaon October 2nd, 2012. The conference will be hosted by theUganda prisons service.
The Commissioner General of Uganda Prison Service, Johnson Byabashaija says that the conference will run from October 2 to 5 under the theme, “Enhancing Community Responsive Correctional Service Delivery inAfrica”.
Johnson Byabashaija says that the conference is aimed at addressing a number of challenges in the prisons service. Some of the challenges the prisons service face include HIV prevalence and over congestion in prison cells.
The conference will be attended by some African heads of correctional facilities, leaders of international and regional bodies and non-governmental organisations.