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Human Dignity and Public Security

Human Dignity and Public Security

VIDEO "Open research behind closed doors: Assessing the impact of COVID-19 measures on persons with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities deprived of liberty"

Open research behind closed doors

Based on the research results of the project "Open research behind closed doors: Assessing the impact of COVID-19 measures on persons with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities deprived of liberty", the video gives insights into the experiences of people with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities who are detained during the COVID-19 Pandemic and makes recommendations on how the situation of those affected can be improved.

26th June - Statement on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

26.06.2021 Internationaler Tag zur Unterstützung von Folteropfern

The International Day in Support of Victims of Torture was established by the United Nations in 1997. This day is intended not only to give a voice to victims of torture and their families, but also to strengthen political commitment against torture. The date commemorates the entry into force of the UN Convention against Torture on 26 June 1987.

New Publications Monitoring Prison Conditions in the EU: A Handbook Series for National Preventive Mechanisms

New Publications: Monitoring prison Conditions in the EU: A Handbook Series for National Preventive MechanismP

The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights, together with three European project partners, the Associazione Antigone, the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, and the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, have addressed how NPMs can effectively improve detention conditions across the EU in the framework of the EU-funded Project Improving judicial cooperation across the EU through harmonised detention standards – The role of National Preventive Mechanisms’(2019–2021).

PUBLICATIONS: Monitoring Prison Conditions in the EU: A Handbook Series for National Preventive Mechanisms

PUBLICATION: Monitoring Prison Conditions in the EU: A Handbook Series for National Preventive Mechanisms

The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights, together with three European project partners, the Associazione Antigone, the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, and the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, have addressed how NPMs can effectively improve detention conditions across the EU in the framework of the EU-funded Project Improving judicial cooperation across the EU through harmonised detention standards – The role of National Preventive Mechanisms’(2019–2021).

Online Conference: The EAW, Pre-Trial Detention, Mutual Trust and Legal Assistance

This online seminar, which forms part of a series of five co-funded by the European Commission on enhancing cross-border mutual legal assistance and recognition of decisions within the context of detention, will focus on the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), ECtHR and CJEU case law in dealing with detention conditions and the application of mutual legal assistance instruments.

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Second Online Workshop NPM Network: ‘Strengthening the prevention of torture in South-East Europe’

On December 7th, the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights is participating in a second online workshop of the South-East European NPM Network on ‘Strengthening the prevention of torture in South-East Europe: Monitoring safeguards in the first hours of police custody’. The event is hosted once more by the Croatian Ombudsman, in cooperation with the Boltzmann Institute for Fundamental and Human Rights and the Association for the Prevention of Torture and with the support of the Council of Europe European NPM Forum.

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