Official title of the project

Towards full application of EU standards in prison practice

Sectors

Project information

Region / City
Cities
Nis
Total budget of programme / project

95,665.86 EUR

Implementation period
2012. Jun - 2013. Dec
Expected results

 1. Increased level of education and skills of NGOs, members of Coalition in the field of: anti-corruptive analysis of the law and integrity plans, European practices in the area of self-injuring and practice of European Court related to violation of prisoners' rights, better understanding of reasons that cause  remand;

2. Increased level of (NGOs` coalition) experience in contribution to the process of prison system reform in line with European standard;

 3. Contributed to the reduction in the level of corruption in prisons;

 4. Improved situation of prisoners who were denied proper medical care;

 5. Legal aid provided to prisoners, potential victims of torture and ill treatment, in disciplinary procedures;

 6. Some of preconditions for future parliamentary adoption of legal acts produced by Coalition established..;

7. The sensibility of widest public regarding prisoners` rights increased.

Beneficiary

Directorate for the Enforcement of Criminal Sanctions 

Penitentiaries (Nis, Pozarevac, Sremska Mitrovica.... Serbia)

Partners

Bureau for Social Researches, BIRODI, Zoran Gavrilović

Target Groups

Direct target groups: NGO’s (Coalition for prison reform, Partner organization BIRODI, other NGO’s);

Prisoners from major Penitentiaries (Nis, Zabela, S. Mitrovica)

 

Indirect target groups: Prisoners

Programme/Project objectives

1.  To increase competences of NGOs in the field of prison system reform

2.  To contribute to the prison reform

Specific objectives

1. To increase level of education and skills of NGOs, members of Coalition in the field    of: anti-corruptive analysis of the law and integrity plans, European practices in the area of self-injuring and practice of European Court related to violation of prisoners' rights, better understanding of reasons that cause  remand

 2. To increase level of (NGOs` coalition) experience in contribution to the process of prison system reform in line with European standard;

3. To contribute to the reduction in the level of corruption in prisons

4. To improve situation of prisoners who were denied proper medical care

5. To provide legal aid to prisoners, potential victims of torture and ill treatment, in disciplinary procedures

6. To establish some of preconditions for future parliamentary adoption of legal acts produced by Coalition..;

7. To increase the sensibility of widest public regarding prisoners` rights.

More details on project

Centre for Human Rights-Nis, Serbia , Generala Milojka Lesjanina 12/1  18.000 Nis 

+381 18 251 549

Lidija Vuckovic, Bul.Nemanjica 7/20 18.000 Nis,  ni_cent@eunet.rs