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Resources: 2018 World Day Against the Death Penalty

On 10 October 2018, the 16th World Day Against the Death Penalty will take place. This year, the aim of the World Day is to raise awareness of the inhumane living conditions of people sentenced to death. Although people on death row are entitled to the same basic rights and treatment conditions as other categories of prisoners, […]

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

Guidelines

Пособие для судей / A Manual for Judges

This publication, Пособие для судей по рассмотрению уголовных дел в отношении уязвимых категорий лиц в соответствии с международными стандартами в области защиты прав человека (A manual for judges on criminal cases related to vulnerable groups in accordance with the international standards in the area of protection of human rights) was prepared by ex-judge Kisikova Daniya Ganievna and developed […]

Languages: Russian

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

Report

Global Prison Trends 2017

PRI has launched its annual flagship publication, Global Prison Trends 2017, at the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. Global Prison Trends 2017 is the third edition in our annual 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 […]

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

Briefing

Why criminal justice reform is essential to the 2030 UN Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs)

In September 2015, the international community agreed a new set of development goals, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, comprising 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets. The number of people behind bars, whether on remand or serving sentences, has increased in most countries over the last 20 years, placing an enormous financial burden on governments and at great cost to the social cohesion of societies. […]

Languages: English

Report

Global Prison Trends 2016

This is the second annual edition in our Global Prison Trends series, describing key global trends in the use and practice of imprisonment and the pressing challenges facing states that wish to organise their penitentiary systems in accordance with international norms and standards. Topics include for example: developments in international criminal justice policy; notable changes to policy at the […]

Languages: English

Model for Reform

Ten-point plan on reforming criminal justice responses to drugs

Ten steps to guide countries interested in moving away from solely punitive responses to drugs and in developing health and human rights-based approaches. This Plan was developed in partnership with the International Drug Policy Consortium.  

Languages: English