The new tool provides guidance for implementing the revised UN Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners, known as the Nelson Mandela Rules.
PRI facilitated a one-day workshop which brought together a range of expert representatives from national prison systems, civil society, academia and the European Court of Human Rights.
The conference, which will take place in Bogota from 5–7 September 2018, will bring together 45 women prisoners’ rights advocates from the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe.
The annual report outlines the impact of our work and achievements from 2017.
PRI are pleased to announce that Florian Irminger will join the organisation as Executive Director from 3 September 2018.
The panel event, which took place at Linklaters LLP, brought together experts to discuss the most urgent and emerging issues facing criminal justice systems worldwide.
Last week, PRI’s Executive Director, Alison Hannah, attended the annual meeting of the Group of Friends of Corrections in Peace Operations in New York.
Today, PRI launches its annual flagship publication, Global Prison Trends 2018, at the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.
The publication seeks to help prison staff understand and respond appropriately to the mental health needs of adult prisoners. It focuses on how prison staff can promote and protect mental health and well-being and enable those with existing conditions to function better in the prison environment.
Meeting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: a look at reducing pre-trial detention in efforts to achieve Goal 16
On 12 April 2018, PRI participated in a round table meeting convened on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings in London, to discuss pre-trial detention in Commonwealth countries.