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28 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 21134)  

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Title Working meeting for the preparation of a handbook containing the Recommendations of the CPT concerning vulnerable groups and high risk prisoners 
Description Expert work 
Status Completed 
Date 17/12/2007 
Location Strasbourg, Council of Europe
Countries CoE Members: Albania / Bosnia and Herzegovina / Croatia / Montenegro / Serbia / ''the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia''
Others: Kosovo*
Groups: Multilateral
  Joint Programme Activity - SEE-PrisonRef
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP SEE-PrisonRef - CARDS - Development of a reliable and functioning Prison system respecting fundamental rights and standards and enhancing of regional co-operation in the Western Balkans    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 6 - 2007/DGHL/JP/1722   SEE-PrisonRef - Improve the conditions of imprisonment of vulnerable groups
Expected Result 6.1 - The specific situation of the mentally ill and victims of chemical addictions is taken into consideration in their treatment by the prison administration and staff. Good practices are developed towards vulnerable groups and high risk prisoners, including war criminals.
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Human Rights
Line of Action ⇒ I.3 – Human Rights in public policy
Programme ☆ I.3.2  Human Rights awareness and training
Project 2004/DGHL/67 Human rights training for professional groups
Expected Result 1 Judges, prosecutors, lawyers + law enforcement officials in the capitals and regions of the beneficiary states are able to use European human rights standards, in particular the ECHR, in their daily work

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Directorate Human Rights and Legal Affairs 
CoE Contact BARBARO, Clementina   email
Last Modified 02/12/2008 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 21134) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) Make progress in the preparation of a handbook containing the Recommendations of the CPT concerning vulnerable groups and high risk prisoners 
Output/Results The meeting provided an opportunity to discuss and find an agreement on key issues related to the publication. 
Conclusions/Follow Up  
Consultants/Experts Prof Jim Murdoch, Human Rights Law, UK 
CoE Secretariat Ms Clementina Barbaro and Ms Ellen Asche from DG-HL, Technical Coperation Department, had bilateral meetings with the expert 
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  * All reference to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.  
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