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24 January 2023

Providing Sustainable Education in Prisons: Obstacles and Opportunities

EPTA II: Innovating Together: Connecting European Penitentiary Training Academies

Learn more about EPTA II, the NHC's follow up project from EPTA I, which focuses on connecting European Penitentiary Training Academies.

Our Stories Matter: New project aiming to foster a child-centred approach in prison reform

Together with partners Exodus Nederland , Children of Prisoners Europe (COPE), EUROPRIS, Dienst Justitiële Inrichtingen and Zaanstad Complex, the NHC is starting a new project aimed at fostering a child-centred approach to prison reform in the Netherlands and in the EU.

Providing Sustainable Education in Prisons

On this year’s International Day of Education in Prison, we shine a light on the importance of providing juveniles in conflict with the law with stable and good quality education while incarcerated.

Report | Covid-19 in closed institutions: National findings and implications moving forward

Following the end of the first phase of the EU COVID-19 Solidarity Programme For Eastern Partnership, the NHC has published a new report.

Best practices towards rehabilitative criminal justice in the Western Balkans

The NHC hosted a study visit on the topics of ownership & sustainability in the rehabilitation chain of detained young people in Kosovo, North Macedonia and Albania.

Enhancing Cooperation & Increasing Evaluation Between Penitentiary Training Academies: EPTA in 2022

As we kick-off the 15th EPTA Annual Conference in Barcelona, find out more about the conference and the Centre’s objectives for EPTA.

Improving the Social Climate of Kosovo’s Juvenile Centers

Read more about the Social Climate Tool created by Rita Selimi to assess the needs of young people in prison.

Democracy, Human Rights, and the fundamental underpinnings of the Rule of Law: NHC 2021 Annual Report

Learn more about the projects and activities that the NHC developed throughout 2021.

Towards a safe, stimulating and rehabilitative juvenile prison environment: TOPS! training

At the NHC we were proud to hand out certificates to the staff members of the Juvenile Centre in Lipjan, Kosovo who completed their TOPs training, aimed at training prison staff to help incarcerated juveniles on their journey to rehabilitation.