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Briefing

Brain science and how it affects children accused of crimes

Did you know that 30% of children deprived of liberty have experienced a brain injury at some point in their life? Children in criminal justice systems are more likely to suffer from neuro-disabilities. Specialists insist that if they receive the support they need early on, then they will be less likely to come into conflict […]

Languages: English

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Event: COVID-19 in prisons: vaccinations and responses

At this side event to the 30th session of the UN Crime Commission, Penal Reform International, the WHO (Europe) Health in Prisons Programme (HIPP), and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) launch a new advocacy briefing explaining why people living and working in prisons should be included in national COVID-19 vaccination plans. 

Languages: English

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Event: Global Prison Trends 2021

Global Prison Trends 2021 is the seventh edition of PRI's annual flagship report published with the Thailand Institute of Justice, identifying the key trends and challenges in prison systems worldwide. At this launch event, global leaders, experts and practitioners will consider these trends and ways forward.

Languages: English, Spanish

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Event: Shifting the needle: The impact of global drug policy on women

PRI and five partners will hold an online launch of The Impact of Global Drug Policy on Women: Shifting the Needle (2020) at the 64th session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna, with Elizabeth Broderick, Chair of UN Working Group on discrimination against women, and several authors of the book discussing their experiences and research on the diverse ways in which global drug policies impact on women.

Languages: English

Public Statement

Pledge on child rights and criminal justice

Joint statement calling on States present at the 14th UN Crime Congress to make a pledge to ensure that children are seen, heard, and fully able to participate, and children’s rights are upheld in criminal justice policy and practice.

Languages: English, Spanish

Public Statement

Joint statement on death penalty abolition

Joint Statement at the 14th UN Crime Congress calling for abolition of the death penalty to be an integral part of crime prevention programmes and criminal justice reforms

Languages: English

Briefing

Prisons and COVID-19: Lessons from an ongoing crisis

This briefing identifies several lessons from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, drawing on four case studies that focus on the response to the pandemic in Colombia, Indonesia, Ireland, and Kenya.

Languages: English

Multimedia

Event: Global Prison Trends at the 14th UN Crime Congress

Side event at the 14th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice on the key trends and challenges in prison systems worldwide, with insight from the upcoming Global Prison Trends 2021.

Languages: English