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02 December 2019 Building Up Rule of Law

Mirlinda is Going to University!

Bringing Together Penitentiary Academy Experts to Improve Prison Education Across Europe 

International experts began work on a report on Europe’s most effective practices related to penitentiary training on leadership, dynamic security and managing difficult inmates.

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.

Countering discrimination and protecting LGBTI rights in Albania: partners meet in Tirana

Albanian and Dutch partners in the project 'Countering discrimination and protecting LGBTI rights in Albania' met recently to discuss the evolution of the project and to establish a working plan. Find out more about what was raised here.