28 June 2016
Risk Assessment training in Bijelo Polje
Montenegro: Seeing is Believing
04 May 2016A group of 12 Montenegrin legal experts visited the Netherlands aiming to get an insight into the use of alternative sanctions in the Dutch criminal justice system and the organisation of probation work.
Prison and probation staff at a common Risk Assessment Training
29 February 2016Evaluation of risk must be the foundation of all types of reintegration activities. This was the basic idea at the Risk Assessment training held in Montenegro where probation and prison staff worked together on the use of a common tool kit.
Judges and probation officers share experiences on implementing community service sentences
22 February 2016Judges from first instance courts and probation officers came together in a fruitful workshop on February 15, marking the first activity of the year centered on supporting the probation service and the system of alternative sanctions in Montenegro.
DCI European Conference: Children’s Rights Behind Bars
16 February 2016The Netherlands Helsinki Committee was present at the successful European Conference on Human Rights of Children Deprived of Liberty organized by the NGO Defence for Children-Belgium.
Crowdfunding project to help juvenile detainees in Albania
30 June 2015The Netherlands Helsinki Committee has started a crowdfunding project for juvenile prisoners in Lezhe, Albania. Currently, 16 juveniles live in horrendous conditions in the prison of Lezhe in Albania.
Study visit in The Netherlands – Interview of two participants from CC Lipjan
19 May 2015From 28 April until 1 May, the Netherlands Helsinki Committee and Dutch Custodial Institutions Agency (DJI) organized a study visit in The Netherlands for sixteen representatives from the Correctional Centre (CC) Lipjan in Kosovo.
Conference on Prevention of Torture in Europe, 8 May in The Hague: Register Now!
11 March 2015Registration is now open for the Conference on the Prevention of Torture in Europe, which the NHC organizes on 8 May, at the premises of and with the cooperation of The Hague University for Applied Sciences.
Help Albanian juveniles!
13 February 2015Currently, 16 juveniles live in horrendous conditions in the prison of Lezhe, Albania. They need a separate building with access to education, so they can improve their prospects for a successful future.
An Albanian Study of the Gender Perspective in the Criminal Justice System
09 February 2015Like in many countries, women in conflict with the law in Albania are neglected as policies are drafted with only the male majority of offenders in mind, creating an urgent need for greater consideration of women's needs in criminal justice and penal policy.