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HF-I.1-Prisons   Ensuring Justice: Prisons and Police
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24/05/2016 - 23/05/2019
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    Project Purpose 3      2016/DG I/JP/3717   HF-''The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia''- Strengthening the protection of the rights of sentenced persons 950 000 
    (8 Activities) Narrative
    To strengthen the protection of the rights of sentenced persons in line with CoE standards, through:

    1. Introducing introduce effective prison management, dynamic security and mechanisms for combatting inter-prisoner violence, and further enhance the internal prison inspection system;
    2. Improving the treatment of sentenced persons through introduction and implementation of specific treatment programmes; and
    3. Strengthening the protection of the rights of the prisoners through introducing effective mechanisms for dealing with cases of ill-treatment and corruption in prisons.
    Degree of knowledge and skills amongst trained prison managers and staff is sufficient to effectively prevent and deal with inter-prisoner violence and apply the dynamic security concept in prisons.
    Legislation drafted that provides for professionalization of the prison management posts.
    Specific treatment programmes designed and exist.
    Number of relevant prison staff trained under the cascade sessions.
    The Directorate of the Execution of Sanctions (DECS) adopted a Code of conduct of prison staff.
    Strategy to support prevention of ill-treatment and Corruption mitigations plan adopted by DECS.
    Legislation amended and a rulebook developed to improve disciplinary procedures.
     
    up to 4 treatment programmes;
    Impact report on the piloting sessions;
    Prison dynamic security concept;
    New code of Conduct for prison staff;
    New strategy on ill-treatment and corruption mitigation plan;
    Project interim and final reports;
    Assessment reports and analyses;
    Activity reports, lists of attendance;
    IO and NGO reports;
    Evaluations by participants.
     
    Commitment of the authorities to support prison reforms remains high.

    Stable political environment.

    A continuous and smooth level of co-operation is maintained with the beneficiaries and cooperating organisations.

    The capacities and availability of staff members of the beneficiary organisations is sufficient.

     
    Expected Result 3.1 Enhanced capacity of prison managers and staff to address inter-prisoner violence
    Number of operational guidelines and protocols drafted and introduced in prisons.
    Training programme exists.
    Number of training sessions delivered.
    Number of national trainers trained.
    Total number of staff trained.
    Increase of knowledge and skills of prison managers and staff to deal with inter-prisoner violence.

    Guidelines and protocols
    Training programme
    Project reports (activity, interim, etc.)
    IOs and NGOs reports
    Evaluations by participants, list of attendees
    Prison incident records
    Monitoring reports under the National Strategy for development of the prison system
     
    Reliable data is made available and access is ensured.
    Relevant expertise can be mobilised to support the development process.
    Public institutions commit to incorporate training in their curricula
    Motivation to join training activities
    Expected Result 3.2 The dynamic security concept is introduced and established in penitentiary institutions
    Dynamic security concept exists in practice.
    Training programme on dynamic security is developed
    Number of national trainers.
    Prison managers and staff receive adequate training on how to apply dynamic security in practice.
    Level of understanding of the dynamic security concept increased.

    SOP on the dynamic security concept
    Training programme
    Project reports (activity, interim, etc.)
    IOs and NGOs reports
    Evaluations by participants, list of attendees
    Prison incident reports
     
    Motivation to join training activities and adopt the dynamic security is secured.
    Trained prison staff stay within their posts so as to apply new skills in the future.
    Expected Result 3.3 Strengthened professional capacities of prison managers and the Directorate of the Execution of Sanctions (DECS)
    Legislation that provides for professionalization of the prison management posts exists.
    DECS has capacity to monitor the implementation of the National Strategy.
    DECS has capacity to manage and strategically plan reforms in the penitentiary field.

    Project reports
    Expert activity reports
    IOs and NGO reports
    Evaluation by participants
     
    Reliable data is made available and access is ensured.
    Relevant expertise can be mobilised to support the development process.
    Motivation to join training activities is secured.
    Expected Result 3.4 Enhanced capacities of the prison inspection staff
    The Prison inspections are carried out in unbiased and objective manner.
    The independence of the Prison Inspection Sector is strengthened.
    Operation Tools for carrying out prison inspections have been improved.
    Number of prison inspectors trained.
    Increase in knowledge and skills on conducting effective prison inspection.
    Cooperation with external prison monitoring mechanisms strengthened through conducting joint actions.

    National legislation
    Training programme
    Project reports (activity, interim, etc.)
    IOs and NGOs reports
    Evaluations by participants, list of attendees
    Prison inspection reports
     
    Reliable data is made available and access is ensured.
    Relevant expertise can be mobilised to support the development process.
    Motivation to join training activities is secured.
    Expected Result 3.5 Improved treatment of vulnerable prisoners through development and piloting of specific treatment programmes
    Number of modules and training materials for treatment of specific vulnerable groups of prisoners upgraded.
    Number of prison staff trained.
    Number of modifications introduced as a part of the pilot process.
    Level of satisfaction with the pilot process.

    Modules and training materials exist
    Expert and activity reports
    Pilot reports
    Evaluations by participants, list of attendees
    IOs and NGO reports
     
    Key actors are willing to be fully engaged.
    The authorities are committed to use modules and training materials in their everyday work.
    Expected Result 3.6 Specific treatment programme for violent offenders developed and introduced into the penitentiary system
    Treatment programme for violent offenders exists.
    Number of cases of violence in prisons decreased.
    Treatment programme successfully piloted in one prison and adjusted in line with the evaluation on its performance and impact.
    Number of prison staff trained.

    Modules and training materials exist
    Expert and activity reports
    Pilot reports
    Evaluations by participants, list of attendees
    IOs and NGO reports
     
    Key actors are willing to be fully engaged.
    The authorities are committed to use modules and training materials in their everyday work.
    Expected Result 3.7 Prison staff conducts their work in an ethical, non-discriminatory and impartial manner.
    Effective mechanisms for prevention or dealing with cases of ill-treatment or corrupt practice by prison staff are set in place.
    A discipline system that will contribute to successful rehabilitation of prisoners is developed.

    Code of conduct for the prison staff adopted.
    Awareness of the Code of Conduct is raised among the prison staff.
    Number of publications.
    Strategy on implementing zero tolerance policy to ill-treatment is in place.
    National corruption mitigation plan exists, with possibility for adaptation to each specific penitentiary establishment.
    Increased awareness of the new strategy and mitigation plan among prison management staff.
    The legal provisions and regulatory framework on disciplinary measures and procedures are submitted for for adoption to MoJ.
    Improved internal disciplinary procedures in line with the international standards.
    Increased knowledge and skills among prison staff.

    Code of conduct as publication
    Strategy on zero tolerance of ill-treatment
    Corruption mitigation plan
    Legislation and by-laws regulating disciplinary procedure in prison
    Project reports (activity, interim, etc.)
    IOs and NGOs reports
    list of attendees
     
    Reliable data is made available and access is ensured.
    Relevant expertise can be mobilised to support the development process.
    Motivation to join project activities is secured.



     
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