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

Briefing

Coronavirus: Preventing harm and human rights violations in criminal justice systems

As governments around the world continue to navigate the global coronavirus pandemic, with some beginning to ease restrictions in communities and prison systems, while others grapple with increasing infection rates and spikes in cases, PRI’s briefing published 14 July 2020 considers how criminal justice systems are responding, how it is affecting people serving custodial and […]

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

Penal Reform International’s work in Uzbekistan in 2019 – highlights and successes

A summary of PRI’s work and achievements in Uzbekistan in 2019, on the creation of a new probation service; the development of monitoring mechanisms to prevent torture and ill-treatment in places of detention; investigating complaints and death in custody; and the role of prison staff in rehabilitation programmes and the re-socialisation of detainees. The activities […]

Languages: English

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

National Demilitarisation Strategy for Central African Republic / Strategie nationale de démilitarisation des établissements pénitentiaires de la République Centrafricaine

National strategy for the demilitarisation of prison establishments in the Central African Republic, approved by the government and signed by the Prime Minister on 14 January 2019. The strategy has been prepared with the technical assistance of Penal Reform International (PRI) and the Judicial and Penitentiary Affairs Section of the United Nations Integrated Multidimensional Mission […]

Languages: English, French

Evaluation

Increasing Oversight over Georgia’s Anti-torture Commitments and Compliance with International Standards

This report documents an external evaluation of PRI’s project Increasing Oversight over Georgia’s Anti-torture Commitments and the Compliance with the International Standards funded by the Open Society Foundations. The project was implemented by PRI’s office in the South Caucasus and ran for two years from October 2016 to September 2018. The evaluation was conducted by […]

Languages: English

Annual Report

PRI’s Annual Report 2018

PRI’s Annual Report outlines the impact of our work and achievements in 2018 nationally, regionally and internationally. Highlights in 2018 included: Publication of the Global Prison Trends Report 2018, in partnership with the Thai Institute for Justice (our annual flagship publication); PRI significantly increased its work in crisis and conflict or post-conflict settings, through delivery of a penitentiary […]

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