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12 November 2019

Bringing Together Penitentiary Academy Experts to Improve Prison Education Across Europe

Probation in Ukraine Contributing to Safer Society

Experts and practitioners in probation from the Netherlands and Latvia met with Ukrainian counterparts in an effort to push forward the probation system in Ukraine.

Dutch Government Policies on Life Imprisonment Should Be in Line with CoE Standards, NGOs argue

NGOs argue Dutch government should do more to bring policies on life imprisonment in line with Council of Europe Standards.

From Dictatorship to Democracy: Albania, Ukraine and Everywhere Else

The pathways between dicatorship and democracy were highlighted in this year's Night of the Dictator in The Hague. Human rights defenders from Ukraine and Albania shared their stories.

Come to the Interactive Tour: From Dictatorship to Democracy on Sept. 13!

The 2019 Night of Dicatorship takes place September 13. During the interactive tour there will be speakers from Albania and Ukraine, and a quiz on dicatorships and democraries.

Helping young detainees explore their hidden potential: An international training in Tirana

Albanian and Kosovar youth workers, prison staff and creative teachers came together in Tirana for a training organized by NHC and Young in Prison.

Stimulating Discussions on Prison Staff Motivation at the EPTA Annual Conference in Romania

Another successful edition of the Annual Conference of European Penitentiary Training Academy Network in Tîrgu Ocna, Romania.

Improving Reintegration into Society for Juveniles in Conflict with the Law

NHC visits Kosovo for "Towards a Safe, Stimulating and Rehabilitative Prison Environment for Children and Juveniles in Conflict with the Law" project on juvenile detention reform.

Romania Welcomed at European Penitentiary Training Academies Meeting

The NHC's partners in the European Penitentiary Training Academies (EPTA) project met last week to welcome Romania to the project and discuss progress.

Building an Effective Probation and Alternative Sanctions System in Armenia

An NHC project on Armenian probation and alternative sanctions opened last week, in cooperation with the Armenian Ministry of Justice and CSI.