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

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

Report

Global Prison Trends 2018

Global Prison Trends 2018 is the fourth edition in PRI’s annual flagship 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 Institute of Justice, and features a foreword by the Rt Hon Helen Clark, Member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, Former Prime Minister of […]

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

Global Prison Trends 2016

This is the second annual edition in our Global Prison Trends series, describing key global trends in the use and practice of imprisonment and the pressing challenges facing states that wish to organise their penitentiary systems in accordance with international norms and standards. Topics include for example: developments in international criminal justice policy; notable changes to policy at the […]

Languages: English

Report

Global Prison Trends 2015

This report is designed to describe key global trends in the use and practice of imprisonment and to identify some of the pressing challenges facing states that wish to organise their penitentiary system in accordance with international norms and standards. Topics include: Prison populations and rates of imprisonment Prison management Prison regimes New technologies Criminal justice, social policy and […]

Languages: English

Briefing

Detention Monitoring Tool: Video recording in police custody

CCTV can be important safeguard against torture and ill-treatment in places of deprivation of liberty when used appropriately. However, without policies to regulate it use and proper systems for maintenance and storage, it will not only be ineffective at preventing abuse but can also infringe detainees’ right to privacy and confidentiality. This Factsheet: lists the […]

Languages: English, French, Russian, Spanish