03 June 2020 Building Up Rule of Law
The Annual EPTA Conference: Call for Papers
European NGOs Call for Urgent Attention for Prisons in Covid-19 Crisis
06 April 2020The NHC has joined other European NGOs in calling for sufficient response from the Council of Europe to address the issue of COVID-19 in prisons across Europe.
5 Years of Probation Ukraine: How Has It Contributed to Safer Societies?
11 March 20205 years after introducing a probation system in Ukraine, Probation in Ukraine together with the NHC and the CILC celebrated this anniversary with an open forum to look back on its first successes
Probation and Capacity Building in Europe: an Interview with Leading Probation Expert Anton van Kalmthout
23 January 2020Interview with Probation Expert Anton van Kalmthout shares his views probation and alternative sanctions, and penal reform in Europe.
Slovakia Takes Up EPTA Leadership to Work Towards Better Prisons
07 January 2020Meetings at the end of last year saw Slovakia take over leadership of the European Penitentiary Training Academies, a network that aims to improve cooperation amongst penitentiary training academies.
Mirlinda is Going to University!
02 December 2019After a sccessful fundraising campaign this summer, "Mirlina" has started university. She will be studying criminology.
Bringing Together Penitentiary Academy Experts to Improve Prison Education Across Europe
12 November 2019International 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
07 November 2019Experts 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
30 September 2019NGOs argue Dutch government should do more to bring policies on life imprisonment in line with Council of Europe Standards.