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24 January 2023

Providing Sustainable Education in Prisons: Obstacles and Opportunities

EPTA II: Innovating Together: Connecting European Penitentiary Training Academies

Learn more about EPTA II, the NHC's follow up project from EPTA I, which focuses on connecting European Penitentiary Training Academies.

The fight for human rights & democracy in Ukraine: Rehabilitative justice as a shared European value

Find out more about why a rehabilitative justice system is one of the cornerstones of a just, rights-respecting society & how the development of probation in Ukraine has proven to be much more than just a project.

EU COVID-19 Solidarity Programme: Reflections on advocacy and policy development

Stories of success: Alliance For Better Mental Health Georgia reflects on training followed & long-lasting impact of the EU COVID-19 Solidarity Programme.

Our Stories Matter: New project aiming to foster a child-centred approach in prison reform

Together with partners Exodus Nederland , Children of Prisoners Europe (COPE), EUROPRIS, Dienst Justitiële Inrichtingen and Zaanstad Complex, the NHC is starting a new project aimed at fostering a child-centred approach to prison reform in the Netherlands and in the EU.

Providing Sustainable Education in Prisons

On this year’s International Day of Education in Prison, we shine a light on the importance of providing juveniles in conflict with the law with stable and good quality education while incarcerated.

Report | Covid-19 in closed institutions: National findings and implications moving forward

Following the end of the first phase of the EU COVID-19 Solidarity Programme For Eastern Partnership, the NHC has published a new report.

Best practices towards rehabilitative criminal justice in the Western Balkans

The NHC hosted a study visit on the topics of ownership & sustainability in the rehabilitation chain of detained young people in Kosovo, North Macedonia and Albania.

Facilitating change and justice reform in times of war in Ukraine

The NHC facilitated a closed roundtable discussion between the Vice Minister of Justice of Ukraine, Olena Vysotska, and Dutch and international donors and partners.

Enhancing Cooperation & Increasing Evaluation Between Penitentiary Training Academies: EPTA in 2022

As we kick-off the 15th EPTA Annual Conference in Barcelona, find out more about the conference and the Centre’s objectives for EPTA.