28 nov. 2023
General Directorates of Prison and Probation Administration initiated work on programmes of preparation for release for violent extremist prisoners in AlbaniaTirana, Albania 20-21 November 2023
A Working Group (WG) composed of representatives of the Albanian General Directorates of Prison...
28 nov. 2023
Albanian prison staff improve their knowledge on professional conduct with mentally vulnerable prisonersAlbania 28 November 2023
The Council of Europe is helping to improve treatment of prisoners with mental health disorders...
27 nov. 2023
Penitentiary institutions of Armenia prepared for piloting resocialisation risk and needs assessment tool: training sessions for staffArmenia 27.11.2023
From 22 to 25 November 2023, 36 prison personnel of Armenian Penitentiary institutions gathered...
27 nov. 2023
Study visit of Moldovan delegation to Prison Service and Probation and Mediation Service of the Czech RepublicMoldova 27.11.2023
16 representatives of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), the National Administration of...
24 nov. 2023
Montenegrin national institutions send a strong message of zero tolerance of all forms of ill-treatment and impunityBudva, Montenegro 24.11.2023
A roundtable convened in Budva on 22-23 November gathered key investigating bodies in Montenegro...
Through bilateral co-operation activities and projects, the Division for Cooperation in Police and Deprivation of Liberty plays a major role in assisting the beneficiary countries to integrate the Council of Europe standards in their penitentiary, probation and law enforcement institutions. The work related to prisons, probation and the police is an integral part of the overall work of the Council of Europe related to human rights, democracy and the rule of law, the three pillars of the raison d’être of the Organisation, in accordance with its Statute. The main objective is to help the Member States improve their legislation and practice related to the work of the police as well the execution of penal sanctions and measures.
Conference of the Police Network on the use of force in the context of police activities
24 - 25 May 2023, Strasbourg
Multilateral meeting on "The COVID-19 pandemic in prisons and its impact on prison reform priorities"
3 - 4 November 2022, Strasbourg
Conference "Policing in the digital age: How new technologies can help improve policing in our modern societies"
28 - 29 June 2022
Conference "The role of the Police in a democratic society: European Code of Police ethics, nearly 20 years"
20 - 21 October 2020