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12 March 2018 Building Up Rule of Law

Identifying What Works in Probation Capacity Building

Closure of the Project on Improving the Conditions in Juvenile Prisons

On May 8, 9 and 10, 2017 civil society organisations (CSO) from Macedonia, Kosovo, and Albania which specialise in the monitoring of human rights and conditions in juvenile prisons convened to discuss their work and plans for future cooperation.

A project update – greenhouse business plan

Can gardening projects contribute to the rehabilitation of prison inmates? Pioneering work has been done by many horticultural rehabilitation projects around the world.

Equipping juvenile offenders in Correctional Centre Lipjan

Through workshops staff members of Correctional Centre Lipjan get acquainted with the purpose, structure and the current implementation of the EQUIP programme.

Interview with Prison Expert Edward Lucaci

Edward Lucaci is a Prison Expert of the project 'Support to the enforcement probation and rehabilitation system' in Moldova. What are his experiences in the field and what do his activities entail? Lucaci illuminates.

Risk Assessment training in Bijelo Polje

Evaluation of risk is the foundation of all types of reintegration activities. This was the basic idea at the Risk Assessment training held in Montenegro where trainees worked together on the use of a common tool kit.

Prison and probation staff at a common Risk Assessment Training

Evaluation 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

Judges 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.

Crowdfunding project to help juvenile detainees in Albania

The 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

From 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.