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Launch of 'A new beginning' art competition

It is supervised by the Probation and Aftercare Service

In Summary

• The art competition is open to children who are on probation

Correctional Services representative Lina Too cuts a ribbon to launch the contest
Correctional Services representative Lina Too cuts a ribbon to launch the contest
Image: Douglas Okiddy

The Correctional Services department on Thursday launched an art competition with a difference titled ‘Probation: A New Beginning’ at Villa Rosa Kempinski. 

The art competition is open to children who are on probation, supervised by the Probation and Aftercare Service (PACS).

The competition is a joint initiative of PACS, the European Union and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. It will culminate with an exhibition later this year.  

Too and EU head of cooperation Hubert Perr.
Too and EU head of cooperation Hubert Perr.
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Probation Service deputy directors Hannah Maingi, Florence Mueni and Boniface Muindu.
Probation Service deputy directors Hannah Maingi, Florence Mueni and Boniface Muindu.
Image: Douglas Okiddy
UNODC regional rep for EA Dr Amado Philip de Andres
UNODC regional rep for EA Dr Amado Philip de Andres
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UNDS representatives Charity Kagwe and plight programme manager Maria Temasvari.
UNDS representatives Charity Kagwe and plight programme manager Maria Temasvari.
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PACS representatives Kennedy Ochilo and Martin Njuguna
PACS representatives Kennedy Ochilo and Martin Njuguna
Image: Douglas Okiddy