The 26-month project will monitor the government's commitment to penal reform and promote reforms in the penal sector.
PRI's Middle East and North Africa (MENA) office organised a two-day workshop for the National Police's newly established Human Rights Department in Algeria.
The workshop aimed to build the capacity of prison administration and staff members on general management skills and the use of manuals and guidelines based on international human rights standards.
PRI's Executive Director Alison Hannah gave a presentation at the conference on the role of religious leaders and family members in the rehabilitation process.
PRI's Executive Board has made the decision that, in the current financial climate, the organisation cannot continue its financial support for the Moscow office.
The three-year project aims to strengthen the efforts of the government and civil society organisations in Kyrgyzstan to prevent torture.
The aim of the visit was to learn about Georgia's good practice examples in the fields of child protection, welfare and justice.
PRI signs an agreement to support demilitarisation of the prison service in the Central African Republic
The agreement with signed with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic to provide support in developing a strategy for demilitarisation of the prison service.
The aim of the meeting was to provide input into a publication that will give guidance to front-line prison staff to identify and support prisoners’ mental health needs.
The hearing, which was organised by the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, discussed 'Advancing Human Rights through International Prison Reform'.