P2P 42101

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Respect of human rights, health and dignity in prisons. How can civil society contribute?

Brussels, Belgium
13 to 16 July 2010
23 Judiciary and fundamental rights [20] (Complete),24 Justice, freedom and security [19] (Complete)
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Chair Person Mr Panagiotis Gredis _______ Since 1/8/2008 seconded to the ‘European Public Law Organization’ (EPLO), International Organization based in Athens-GR Ministry of Finance

The participants are nominated by the respective ministry or national authority of the beneficiary country.

Part of series:                          Multi country



Aim of the Assistance

The P2P Programme intends to offer to civil society organisations from the Western Balkans and Turkey the possibility to visit EU institutions, as well as relevant EU platform organisations, or whenever relevant for the topic of the study visits, also other European, international or national organisations, in order to familiarise themselves with EU structures, policy making process, programmes, policies and best practices. The aim of this study tour is to give participants the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the EU policies and programmes related to human rights in prisons, as well as to offer them exchange and networking opportunities among themselves and with other European-level civil society organisations active in this field. National and, if possible, regional examples of actions in this field could also be presented to the participants. The study visit is open for the participation of several representatives (one per organisation) from each of the candidate countries and potential candidates to EU accession. Participants will represent mainly NGOs/associations involved in the development and promotion of human rights in prisons.

Proposed action

Multi-beneficiary study tour.

Target Audience

CSOs from the Western Balkans and Turkey

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Document Agenda_42101.doc

Ms Dagmar Hedrich

Senior scientific analyst


Document P2P-42101-EMCDDA-Hedrich.pdf

Mr Luca Prete

Member of the Legal Service

European Commission

Document P2P-42101-EUinstitutions-Prete.ppt

Mr Alessio Scandurra

Managing Board


Document P2P-42101-Antigone-Scandurra.ppt

Ms Ilina Taneva Nikolova

Deputy Head of the Criminal Law Division

Council of Europe

Document P2P-42101-CoE-TanevaNikolova.ppt

Mr Henk Visser

Task Manager

European Commission

Document P2P-42101-CSF-Visser.ppt

Mr John Weightman

Independent Monitoring Boards

Document P2P-42101-IMB-Weightman.pptx