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Throughcare Toolkit

Translations now available: Throughcare Toolkit Bulgaria, Throughcare Toolkit Estonia, Throughcare Toolkit Germany, Throughcare Toolkit Italy, Throughcare Toolkit Romania.

Drug Strategies, guidelines and Status papers

EU Drugs Strategy

UNODC guidelines on "HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care, Treatment and Support in Prison Settings - A Framework for an Effective National Response"

WHO, Status paper on prisons, drugs and harm reduction

General principles on human rights of prisoners and medical ethics in prison

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:
Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (1955)

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:
Body of Principles for the Protection of All Persons under any Form of Detention or Imprisonment (1988)

Council of Europe, Committee of Ministers:
European Prison Rules (1987)

Council of Europe, Committee of Ministers:
Recommendation Rec(2006)2 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on the European Prison Rules

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:
Principles of Medical Ethics relevant to the Role of Health Personnel, particularly Physicians, in the Protection of Prisoners and Detainees against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1982)

Howard League for Penal Reform
News Release: Prison violence up by almost a third in 5 years
Fawcett Society
Engendering Justice - from Policy to Practice: final report of the Commission on Women and the Criminal Justice System
Department of Health
Lord Bradley's review of people with mental health problems or learning disabilities in the criminal justice system
World Health Organisation
Women’s health in prison: Correcting gender inequity in prison health
Ministry of Justice
Race and the criminal justice system
Ministry of Justice
Promoting equality in prisons and probation: the NOMS single equality scheme 2009-12
Ministry of Justice
Capacity and competition policy for prisons and probation
Ministry of Justice
Access to Justice: evidence of the experiences of adults with mental health problems

European Research on Youth - Supporting young people to participate fully in society - The contribution of European Research

Brussels, 2009, EUR 23863, ISBN 978-92-79-11450-2, ISSN 1018-5593, DOI 10.2777/4263, 76 p. (PDF 2.7MB)

This publication examines the results of youth-related socio-economic research projects funded under Research Framework Programmes. This review of projects focused on youth and how to best ensure their transition into working life, on strategies for social inclusion of young people and on their full participation as citizens in society. Its main purpose is to distil some common themes which recur in the projects and which are of interest to policy-makers. On the basis of this evidence, concrete recommendations are made to policy-makers as well as to those working with young people..

Moving Europe – EU research on migration and policy needs
Brussels, 2009, EUR 23859, ISBN 978-92-79-09698-3, DOI 10.2777/58809, ISSN 1018-9593, 48 p. (PDF 817KB)
Demography, migration, integration and social cohesion are key topics for the present and future of the European Union. Research in relation to these issues is a core part of the European Seventh Research Framework Programme, theme Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH). This report presents a brief description of the projects focusing in the area of migration and integration of migrants funded in the last five years, their main findings and relevance for European policy making.

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