Resources listing

Annual Report

Annual Report 2019

PRI’s Annual Report outlines the impact of our work and achievements in 2019 nationally, regionally and internationally. Highlights in 2019 included: Publication of the Global Prison Trends Report 2019, in partnership with the Thailand Institute of Justice (our annual flagship publication); PRI celebrated its 30th anniversary and launched its 2020-2023 strategy, alongside its new visual profile, which itself […]

Languages: English

Multimedia

Webinar launch of Global Prison Trends 2020

Prisons and justice systems are facing unprecedented challenges brought by the COVID-19 global pandemic. At this launch event for PRI’s report, Global Prison Trends 2020, international leaders and experts addressed chronic issues that have led to this human rights and public health crisis with people in prison being so vulnerable – and critically, questioned how […]

Languages: English

Report

Global Prison Trends 2020

PRI’s flagship publication Global Prison Trends, published alongside the Thailand Institute of Justice, was published in April 2020 – at a crucial time – as prisons worldwide are being pushed to breaking point by the COVID-19 pandemic. Global Prison Trends 2020 documents the chronic issues that have led to this human rights and public health […]

Languages: English, French, Japanese, Russian, Spanish

Brochure

2020-2023 Strategy for Penal Reform International

This year PRI is celebrating 30 years of accomplishments in developing and promoting fair and effective criminal justice systems across the world. Today, we set our trajectory for the coming decade, launching our new strategy for 2020-2023.

Languages: English

Guidelines

Guide to the rehabilitation and social reintegration of women prisoners: Implementation of the Bangkok Rules

Women and girls are a minority within prison systems, making up just 6.9 per of the global prison population. As a result, their specific needs and characteristics have tended to remain unacknowledged and unaddressed. Women continue to face particularly acute challenges and barriers in accessing programmes and services in prison, and there are often limited […]

Languages: English

Report

Global Prison Trends 2019

Global Prison Trends 2019 is the fifth edition in PRI’s annual flagship Global Prison Trends series which identifies topical developments and challenges in criminal justice, and prison policy and practice. The report is published in collaboration with the Thailand Institute of Justice, and features a foreword by Cholpon Askerbekovna Omurkanova, Chair of the Public Council of […]

Languages: English

Submission

Submission to PC-CP WG on European Prison Rules revision

This submission to the Working Group of the Council for Penological Co-operation (PC-CP) was made ahead of its meeting on 17–19 September 2018 in Strasbourg, where the Working Group will discuss revisions to the European Prison Rules. It is a joint submission with the Association for the Prevention of Torture. The European Committee on Crime […]

Languages: English

Report

Global Prison Trends 2017

PRI has launched its annual flagship publication, Global Prison Trends 2017, at the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. Global Prison Trends 2017 is the third edition in our annual Global Prison Trends series, which identifies topical developments and challenges in criminal justice and prison policy and practice. It is published in collaboration with the Thailand […]

Languages: English

Report

Status of human rights implementation for vulnerable prisoners in Ukraine

Baseline survey and analysis of conditions for vulnerable prisoners and access to complaint mechanisms in seven prisons in Ukraine (two women’s prisons, two juvenile and three men’s facilities). 500 prisoners were interviewed in total. The research was carried out under a PRI project funded by the European Union designed to improve access to justice, conditions […]

Languages: English