UN system agrees on priorities to tackle global prison issues in their first ‘common position on incarceration’
In this blog Olivia Rope, Executive Director of Penal Reform International, gives a summary and highlights a few key points from the recently published ‘Common position on incarceration’ from the United Nations System. For the first time, the United Nations system has issued a common position on incarceration which was unveiled at an event on […]
11th June 2021
Side event to the 30th session of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, organised by The International Legal Foundation, Penal Reform International, Fair Trials and Open Society Foundations.
The 30th session of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (the ‘Crime Commission’) will be held in Vienna and online from 17 – 21 May 2021. The Crime Commission is the principal policymaking body that guides the UN in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice, which takes action through resolutions […]