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06 July 2022

Facilitating change and justice reform in times of war in Ukraine

Probation: why and how – A must read for starting a probation system

Read about why probation is a great alternative sanction to imprisonment and learn how to introduce it in a criminal justice system.

NHC’s hand in the development of the Serbian Probation Service

Interview with Probation expert Frans Clobus on the development of a new risk assessment instrument for the Serbian Probation Service.

Milestone: Nationwide probation PR campaign set to roll out in Ukraine

Despite being the new kid on the block in the world of probation, Ukraine has rolled out an impressive probation PR campaign, find out more.

Montenegro’s Probation Success Paves the Way for Others

In 2019 the NHC facilitated a transfer of knowledge from the Montenegrin probation service to a newly established project with the Ukrainian Center of Probation.

Promoting rehabilitation rather than retribution in criminal justice— Ukraine: Working together to develop probation

In this interview, Jochum Wildeman and Koen Goei share their experiences with helping to further the Ukrainian probation system.

5 Years of Probation Ukraine: How Has It Contributed to Safer Societies?

5 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

Interview 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

Meetings 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!

After a sccessful fundraising campaign this summer, "Mirlina" has started university. She will be studying criminology.