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Request for Submission of Good Practices in Prevention and Care of Tuberculosis and Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Prisons

5th April 2017

Ambitious post-2015 global End TB Strategy, with the goal to end the global TB epidemic, was endorsed by the World Health Assembly in 2014 through resolution WHA 67.1. The success of the End TB Strategy, among others, depends on effective addressing of tuberculosis concentration and transmission within high-risk populations, including inmates. For instance, the tuberculosis […]

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The R2Pris Project – Radicalization Prevention in Prisons

20th February 2017

R2Pris, Radicalization Prevention in Prisons, is a consortium of 6 European countries and ICPA, EuroPris, the European Centre for Penitentiary Studies, the Beira Interior University law enforcement, justice and public safety research and technology transfer lab and IPS_Innovative Prison Systems. The 6 participating nations are Norway, Portugal, Belgium, Netherlands, Romania, and Turkey. The goals of […]

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Art and Prison’s 4th International Art Competition

26th January 2017

“Between here and there” is the theme of the fourth international art competition .  Art is a universal language that connects people. You can “between here and there” build bridges. It can also highlight the demolition of commonality. It sets the imagination The spectrum of what we commonly call “good or evil”, “free or unfree”, […]

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Official Launch of a Prison Reform Project in Bulgaria

15th December 2016

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Bulgaria, General Directorate Execution of the Sentences, and the Council of Europe recently organised a conference which announced the official start of the project “Support for the implementation of the European Court of Human Rights judgements and the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman […]

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Jilava Penitentiary – Where History Meets the Present

3rd November 2016

The participants of the 18th ICPA Annual Conference in Romania had the chance to visit Jilava Penitentiary. During the tour attendees had the opportunity to learn about this unique and historical establishment, and we would like to share this information with you in this article.  Bucharest Jilava Penitentiary was set up in 1907, on the premises […]

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Insight Inside: HMP High Down – Providing a Solid Foundation for Reintegration

31st May 2016

Opened in 1992 High down is situated opposite HMP Downview in Sutton. Built on the site of a former mental hospital at Banstead, the establishment serves the Crown Court at Guildford and Croydon and surrounding magistrate courts. HMP High Down is a category B local, male prison and it has the operational capacity of 1163 inmates. The prison […]

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