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BiH-Prisons   Harmonisation of BiH sanctions policies and practices with European Standards

Narrative (Work Plan)
01/01/2013 - 30/06/2016
JP Completed  
Coordinating DG:
Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
1 320 000
Documents/Links:
    Intervention Logic Performance Indicators Sources of Verification Assumptions
    Overall Objectives
    (50 Activities) Narrative
    1. To support BiH authorities in ensuring full compliance with European standards in the areas where it is necessary to achieve progress in order to advance BiH further towards its stabilisation and European integration;
    2. To continue and reinforce the political dialogue with BiH authorities at state and entity level;
    3. To continue to promote compliance with the recommendations of the Committee of Ministers, the European Prison Rules, the CPT standards and European Court for Human Rights (ECtHR) judgements

     

     

     
    Project Purpose 1      2013/DG I/JP/2848   Harmonisation of BiH sanctions policies and practices with European standards 0 
    To assist BiH policy makers in the harmonisation of its legislative framework on execution of criminal sanctions, implementation of community sanctions, staff training and treatment of vulnerable prisoners in accordance with European standards across Entity, Brcko District and State jurisdictions. Regulations on community sanctions, AP for the introduction of probation service(s), training and treatment programmes developed in accordance with European standards.
    The local sense of ownership reinforced by including local authorities and practitioners in project activities.
     
    EU Progress report
    BiH Justice Sector Reform Strategy implementation reports
    CPT regular and ad hoc reports
    The JP’s Steering Committee reports
     
    The political situation in BiH is of such complexity and sensitivity that it has to be recognised that introduction of all the proposed changes and reforms will be incremental to this complexity.
    Local stakeholders who are trying to work towards harmonisation of institutions and practices, thereby also on the adherence to European standards need to continue to feel that they have consistent support from the EU and CoE. This support is inherent to the acceptance of this project proposal.
     
    Expected Result 1.1 1. Laws and bylaws harmonised with CoE recommendations on the use of community sanctions (community service, conditional release and suspended sentence) proposed.
    1. Number of laws and by-laws drafted and presented to the national authorities

    1. Experts' meeting reports
    2. Round table reports
     
    Expected Result 1.2 2. Options assessment paper and concept paper for the introduction of a BiH probation service(s) prepared and presented to the national authorities with a view to its swift consideration, adoption and implementation.
    2. Options assessment paper and concept paper for establishing BiH probation service(s) completed.

    2. Changes in the implementation of the relevant JSRS strategic programmes reported.
     
    Expected Result 1.3 3. Sustainable professional training and education programme to international standards for all criminal justice staff prepared.
    3. Professional training programme prepared and minimum 300 staff trained.

    3. EU Progress reports
    CPT reports
     
    Expected Result 1.4 4. Programme for treatment of specific categories of prison population developed.
    4. Plan for treatment of specific categories (minors serving sentence, persons under security i.e. obligatory treatment, elderly population in prisons and persons with disability) completed.

    4. EU Progress reports
    CPT reports
     
    Expected Result 1.5 .

     
    Activities

    Project Purpose 1 (JP/2848)
      -> To assist BiH policy makers in the harmonisation of its legislative framework on execution of criminal sanctions, implementation of community sanctions, staff training and treatment of vulnerable prisoners in accordance with European standards across Entity, Brcko District and State jurisdictions.


      Expected Result 1.1 1. Laws and bylaws harmonised with CoE recommendations on the use of community sanctions (community service, conditional release and suspended sentence) proposed.

    (36166)
    08/05/2013
    - 10/05/2013

    Completed

     
    Expert assessment visit in the field of community sanctions and Working Group’s 1st drafting session
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (1)
    (36167)
    18/09/2013
    - 19/09/2013

    Completed

     
    Working Group drafting sessions aimed at improving implementation of community sanctions
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (2)
    (37444)
    11/02/2014
    - 16/04/2014

    Completed

     
    Working Group drafting sessions aimed at improving implementation of community sanctions
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (3)
    (38054)
    23/09/2014
    - 27/11/2014

    Completed

     
    Working Group drafting sessions aimed at improving excercise of prisoners' priviledges, transfer of prisoners and electronic monitoring
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (4)
    (38618)
    26/01/2015
    - 27/01/2015

    Completed

     
    Working Group drafting session to finalise the pilot project design
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (5)
    (39154)
    03/03/2015
    - 04/03/2015

    Completed

     
    Presentation of the pilot project on the implementation of probation activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Assistant Ministers
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (6)
    (36169)
    19/04/2015
    - 23/04/2015

    Completed

     
    Study visit to a more developed European jurisdiction with focus on alternative sanctions
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (7)
    (39839)
    17/09/2015
    - 31/05/2016

    Completed

     
    Working Group sessions to draft a Probation Law and an Action Plan for introduction of probation
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (8)
    (39841)
    16/10/2015
    - 20/05/2016

    Completed

     
    Public debates on introducing probation in BiH
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (9)

      Expected Result 1.2 2. Options assessment paper and concept paper for the introduction of a BiH probation service(s) prepared and presented to the national authorities with a view to its swift consideration, adoption and implementation.

    (36171)
    03/04/2013
    - 05/04/2013

    Completed

     
    Expert assessment visit in the field of probation service(s) and WG's 1st drafting session
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (1)
    (36172)
    06/06/2013
    - 18/09/2013

    Completed

     
    Working Group drafting sessions aimed at assessing options for the introduction of probation service(s)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (2)
    (36173)
    04/11/2013
    - 07/11/2013

    Completed

     
    Study visit to a more developed European jurisdiction with focus on the probation service
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (3)
    (37445)
    08/04/2014
    - 20/05/2014

    Completed

     
    Working Group drafting sessions aimed at assessing options for the introduction of probation service(s)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (4)
    (37446)
    09/07/2014
    - 15/10/2014

    Completed

     
    Round table aimed at presenting options for the introduction of probation service(s)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (5)
    (39625)
    08/06/2015
    - 26/06/2015

    Completed

     
    Pilot project on the introduction of probation tasks in the preparation of prisoners for release
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (6)
    (39840)
    15/09/2015
    - 16/09/2015

    Completed

     
    Working Group sessions to evaluate pilot project on the probation tasks in prison environment
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (7)

      Expected Result 1.3 3. Sustainable professional training and education programme to international standards for all criminal justice staff prepared.

    (36174)
    15/04/2013
    - 16/04/2013

    Completed

     
    Assessment in the field of prison staff training in BiH jurisdictions
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (1)
    (36175)
    14/05/2013
    - 05/12/2013

    Completed

     
    Working Group sessions aimed at drafting of the prison staff training programmes
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (2)
    (37447)
    04/03/2014
    - 07/05/2014

    Completed

     
    Working Group sessions aimed at drafting of the prison staff training programmes
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (3)
    (38056)
    16/09/2014
    - 07/11/2014

    Completed

     
    Training sessions for prison staff (1st cycle -security supervisors and treatment officers)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (4)
    (38622)
    15/01/2015
    - 05/06/2015

    Completed

     
    Training sessions for prison staff on the implementation of treatment programmes for vulnerable prisoners
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (5)
    (38619)
    20/01/2015
    - 22/01/2015

    Completed

     
    Train the trainers session for the prison staff training team
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (6)
    (38620)
    11/02/2015
    - 26/06/2015

    Completed

     
    Training sessions for prison staff (2nd cycle -security supervisors and treatment officers)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (7)
    (39837)
    09/07/2015
    - 06/10/2015

    Completed

     
    Training sessions for prison staff on advanced competencies (3rd cycle -assistant governors)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (8)
    (39836)
    14/07/2015
    - 16/07/2015

    Completed

     
    Trainers' meeting to evaluate training skills and standardize delivery of training programmes for prison staff in BiH
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (9)
    (39842)
    23/09/2015
    - 30/04/2016

    Completed

     
    High level expert meetings to develop a strategy for introducing more permanent training structure(s)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (10)
    (39844)
    22/10/2015
    - 12/02/2016

    Completed

     
    Conference to promote treatment programmes for vulnerable prisoners in BiH
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (11)
    (39843)
    19/11/2015
    - 25/03/2016

    Completed

     
    Conference to promote training programme for prison staff on advanced competencies
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (12)
    (40356)
    21/01/2016
    - 11/03/2016

    Completed

     
    Training sessions for prison staff on treatment programmes (2nd cycle -assistant governors)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (13)
    (41097)
    31/03/2016
    Completed

     
    the core prison staff trainers' meeting to fine-tune design of the future prison staff training activities in BiH
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (14)
    (41070)
    26/04/2016
    - 27/04/2016

    Completed

     
    Prison staff training team's coordination meeting
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (15)
    (41479)
    28/06/2016
    - 29/06/2016

    Completed

     
    2nd prison staff training team's coordination meeting
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (16)

      Expected Result 1.4 4. Programme for treatment of specific categories of prison population developed.

    (36176)
    10/06/2013
    - 12/06/2013

    Completed

     
    Expert assessment visit in the field of treatment programmes for vulnerable categories of prisoners and WG's 1st drafting session (juveniles)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (1)
    (36850)
    11/09/2013
    - 12/09/2013

    Completed

     
    Expert assessment visit in the field of treatment programmes for vulnerable categories of prisoners and WG's 1st drafting session (persons serving mandatory treatment and security measure)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (2)
    (36177)
    17/10/2013
    - 05/12/2013

    Completed

     
    Working Group sessions aimed at drafting of the treatment programmes for vulnerable categories of prisoners (juveniles)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (3)
    (37449)
    25/02/2014
    - 23/04/2014

    Completed

     
    Working Group sessions aimed at drafting of the treatment programmes for vulnerable categories of prisoners (juveniles)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (4)
    (37451)
    19/03/2014
    - 08/10/2014

    Completed

     
    Working group sessions to develop treatment programmes for vulnerable categories of prisoners (persons serving mandatory treatment and security measure)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (5)
    (37452)
    13/05/2014
    - 08/10/2014

    Completed

     
    Expert assessment visit and Working group sessions to develop treatment programmes for vulnerable categories of prisoners (elderly and phyisically disabled prison population)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (6)
    (38621)
    05/02/2015
    - 06/02/2015

    Completed

     
    Working Group session to finalise draft treatment programme for persons imposed with mandatory security measure
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (7)
    (38623)
    04/05/2015
    - 08/05/2015

    Completed

     
    Study visit to a more developed European jurisdiction with focus on treatment of vulnerable prisoners
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (8)

      Expected Result 1.5 .

    (36195)
    01/02/2013
    - 28/02/2013

    Completed

     
    Visibility material for the EU/CoE JP ''Harmonisation of BiH sanctions policies and practices with European sanctions''
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (1)
    (36152)
    08/02/2013
    Completed

     
    Meeting with the Minister of Justice of Republika Srpska to present the EU/CoE JP ''Harmonisation of BiH sanctions policies and practices with European standards''
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (2)
    (36139)
    12/02/2013
    Completed

     
    Launching event and the 1st Steering Committee for the EU/CoE JP ''Harmonisation of BiH sanctions policies and practices with European standards''
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (3)
    (36354)
    14/06/2013
    Completed

     
    2nd Steering Committee for the EU/CoE JP ''Harmonisation of BiH sanctions policies and practices with European standards''
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (4)
    (36849)
    06/12/2013
    Completed

     
    3rd Steering Committee for the EU/CoE JP ''Harmonisation of BiH sanctions policies and practices with European standards''
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (5)
    (37448)
    05/06/2014
    Completed

     
    4th Steering Committee for the EU/CoE JP ''Harmonisation of BiH sanctions policies and practices with European standards''
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (6)
    (38057)
    20/11/2014
    Completed

     
    5th Steering Committee for the EU/CoE JP ''Harmonisation of BiH sanctions policies and practices with European standards''
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (7)
    (38624)
    22/05/2015
    Completed

     
    6th Steering Committee for the EU/CoE JP ''Harmonisation of BiH sanctions policies and practices with European standards''
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (8)
    (39846)
    27/11/2015
    - 17/05/2016

    Completed

     
    Steering Committee meetings for the EU/CoE JP ''Harmonisation of BiH sanctions policies and practices with European standards''
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (9)
    (38625)
    03/06/2016
    Completed

     
    Final conference of the EU/CoE JP ''Harmonisation of BiH sanctions policies and practices with European standards''
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (10)



     
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