News & Announcements
(25 March 2013) At the Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Quito, Ecuador, an interesting panel discussion is taking place on "The legalisation of drugs: Can it help curb organised crime?"
(25 March 2013) At the end of last week, the UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution without a vote (so with consensus), calling for a panel debate at the Council on children of parents sentenced to death or executed.
(25 March 2013) Jackie Macalasher, PRI's Death Penalty Programme Manager, reports from the first day of the 128th Assembly of the Interparliamentary Union (IPU) where she delivered a statement on behalf of PRI on the importance of a fair and non-discriminatory criminal justice system consistent with the rule of law for sustainable development and poverty reduction.
From 16- 18 March 2013 PRI, in partnership with HAQ Centre for Child Rights, the National Law University-Delhi, UNICEF India, Save the Children-India, Cordaid, DFID and Child Fund-India, will host an International Colloquim on Juvenile Justice in Delhi. Click here to watch live
(13 March 2013) PRI's Central Asia office are running training for 25 journalists on reporting on penal reform issues in Astana this week.
(13 March) PRI's Policy Director Andrea Huber will be joining Rashida Manjoo, the UN's Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women on a side-event panel on Violence against Women in Custodial Settings at the Commission on the Status of Women in New York today.