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: Healthcare and human rights of people in prison

PRI briefing note issued on 16 March 2020 on the situation of the outbreak of a novel form of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and prevention measures in prisons and wider impacts of responses to governments on people in criminal justice systems. As the COVID-19 pandemic affects more people in an ever increasing list of countries, PRI has […]

Languages: Arabic, English, 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

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

External Resource

Paris Declaration: World Congress on Justice for Children

On 28 May 2018, over 800 participants came together in Paris for the World Congress on Justice for Children, co-organised by Penal Reform International. What followed was three days of learning, sharing and discussion on juvenile and family justice between government representatives, civil society, academic institutions, other international and regional organisations and children and young […]

Languages: English

Annual Report

PRI’s Annual Report 2017

PRI’s Annual Report 2017 outlines the impact of our work and achievements over the past year. Read the report online or download it below: Highlights in 2017 included: Publication of Global Prison Trends 2017 – the third in our annual flagship series – which highlighted the links between criminal justice and the Sustainable Development Goals. Our Middle East and […]

Languages: English

Multimedia

Videos: World Congress on Justice for Children

From 28–30 May 2018, Penal Reform International, led by the Middle East and North Africa office, co-hosted the World Congress on Justice for Children in Paris. The Congress brought together around 1000 experts and young people from 97 countries to discuss how to strengthen child-friendly justice systems and tackle challenges, including the recruitment of children […]

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

Annual Report

PRI’s Annual Report 2016

PRI’s Annual Report 2016 outlines the impact of our work and achievements over the past year. Highlights in 2016 included: Continued global promotion of the Nelson Mandela Rules (the revised Standard Minimum Rules for the treatment of prisoners), with our regional offices holding workshops and training on the rules in a number of countries. In collaboration with the UK […]

Languages: English

Training

Handbooks for probation in Tunisia

These Handbooks for NGOs, lawyers and judges were developed within a project on probation in Tunisia, funded by the US Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL). The ‘NGO Handbook on Probation and Crime Prevention’ follows up on a series of training workshops and debates on the importance of restorative justice and alternative sanctions for […]

Languages: English