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.
To mark the launch of Global Prison Trends 2018, PRI will be hosting an Expert Panel and Reception on Tuesday 12 June at Linklaters LLP in London.
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.
At this year's UN Crime Commission, PRI will be launching its annual flagship publication, Global Prison Trends 2018, and co-hosting various side events on life imprisonment, HIV/AIDS in prison and mental health.
Last week, the United Nations Human Rights Council voted to adopt a Resolution reaffirming that human rights must play a central role in the ongoing international debate on global drug policies.
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.