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30 September 2019 Building Up Rule of Law

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

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.

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.

Steps Made Towards Probation Reform in Ukraine

A delegation from Ukrainie's justice sector went to the Netherlands for a study visit to strength their capacity in establishing and implementing an effective probation service.