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

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

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

Обучение участников общественного контроля Мест содержания под стражей россии

Учебная программа ориентирована на подготовку участников независимого контроля (членов региональных общественных наблюдательных комиссий, Общественных Советов при МВД и ФСИН МЮ Российской Федерации) в оценке и помощи в условиях и обращения и содержания уязвимых групп из числа правонарушителей, находящихся в местах содержания под стражей. A training curriculum for members of Public Monitoring Commissions in the Russian Federation for the assessment […]

Languages: Russian

Report

Положение уязвимых групп – в местах принудительного содержания в Российской Федерации

В течение 2015 – 2016 годов PRI, совместно с членами региональных общественных наблюдательных комиссий (ОНК), провела независимый мониторинг по изучению ситуации и условий содержания в местах принудительного заключения правонарушителей с особыми нуждами (женщины, женщины с детьми, несовершеннолетние, люди с ограниченными возможностями) в 20 регионах России. Мониторинг проводился с августа по октябрь 2015 года.  Всего наблюдатели […]

Languages: Russian

Model for Reform

On probation – models of good practice for alternatives to prison

This resource pack aims to provide guidance about how non-custodial sanctions and probation can be established in countries which do not have them and extended in those countries which do. It draws both on the available academic and other literature available, together with PRI’s experience of working with government partners, most recently in Eastern Europe, […]

Languages: English

Briefing

Essex paper 3: Initial guidance on the interpretation and implementation of the Nelson Mandela Rules

This guidance on the revised UN Nelson Mandela Rules is ‎based on the deliberations of a meeting of experts – known informally as the ‘Essex expert group’ – organised by Penal Reform International and the Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex in Colchester, UK, on 7-8 April 2016. The paper consists of six chapters covering: Dignity Prison […]

Languages: English

Annual Report

PRI Annual Report 2015

PRI’s Annual Report 2015 tracks progress towards the goals of its new Strategic Plan 2015-2020. The highlights of the year include but are not limited to: The unanimous adoption of the revised UN Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners – now the UN Nelson Mandela Rules – by the UN General Assembly in December 2015. The […]

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