Resources listing

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

Healthcare in the Penitentiary System/სამედიცინო მომსახურეობა პენიტენციურ სისტემაში – Desk Research/სამაგიდე კვლევა

The publication has been produced by Rehabilitation Initiative of Vulnerable Groups (Author: Merab Kavtaradze) within the framework of the EU funded project “Monitoring Government’s Commitments and Promoting Penal Reforms through the Engagement of CSOs” which is implemented by Penal Reform International South Caucasus Regional Office. The studies and reports of 2014-2017 discuss number of issues […]

Languages: English, Georgian

Submission

Joint oral statement: Human Rights Council September 2018

At the 39th regular session of the Human Rights Council on 14 September 2018, Penal Reform International (PRI), the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network delivered a joint oral statement welcoming the report of the Office of the High Commissioner on the implementation of the joint commitment to effectively addressing […]

Languages: English

Submission

Submission: Implementation of the UNGASS Outcome Document in regard to human rights

This resource is PRI’s submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) for its report on the implementation of the joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problem with regard to human rights. This report was requested by the resolution of the Human Rights Council 37/42, adopted on […]

Languages: English

Guidelines

Mental health in prison: A short guide for prison staff

Over 10.35 million people are in prison globally, and prisoners have a disproportionately high rate of mental ill-health; research suggests that around one in seven prisoners has a serious mental health condition. This guide, which was produced with the financial assistance of Matrix Chambers, as well as contributions from a range of international and national […]

Languages: Arabic, English, Georgian

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

Submission

Joint oral statement to the UN Crime Commission 2017 on UNGASS Outcome Document

In this joint oral statement by PRI and the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) to the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in May 2017, the organisations point to specific criminal justice commitments in the Outcome Document of the UNGASS on drugs. Specifically, the oral statement highlights the section on ‘Proportionate and effective policies […]

Languages: English