STEP - Supporting distance Training and Education in Prison
Coordinator: Lavorare Insieme Nella Comunità - Linc (IT)
Partners: Antigone Onlus (IT), Asociación de innovación formación y empleo para el desarrollo sostenible - Aifed (ES), Changes&Chances (NL), Fédération des associations Réflexion-Action, Prison et Justice - Farapej (FR), Associação para a Ação Educativa Cultural e Desportiva - Form2you (PT).
The project: STEP aims at enhancing the use of digital tools and distance learning in prisons, supporting educators and prison staff in acquiring adequate skills for the implementation of these tools. The project envisages the collection of European good practices of distance learning in prisons, the elaboration of guidelines and the implementation of ad hoc training for prison staff and civilian staff and for the civilian personnel working in penitentiaries.
Funded by: Erasmus +
Lead Partner: Westdeutscher Handwerkskammertag -WHKT (DE)
Partners: Antigone Onlus (IT), Base - und Softballvereinigung Wassenberg 01 e.V. (DE), Club Life Long Learning (AT), Qualify Just – IT Solutions and Consulting LDA (PT), Scuola Costruzioni Vicenza Andrea Palladio (IT), Talentbrücke GmbH & Co.KG (DE), Linc Società Cooperative Sociale a responsabilità limitate Onlus (IT).
Project: NEXT STEPS aims to foster and support correctional institutions in the resocialization and reintegration of (former) prisoners into the labor market by developing a database to identify companies, volunteers and voluntary associations interested in working with correctional institutions in the future.
The project also includes the development of observation/assessment forms of inmates' social skills, useful both for more precise placement in the labor market and as an indicator of good performance to potential employers.
Funded by: Erasmus +
JUSTICE FOR ALL - Enhancing the Rights of Defendants and Detainees with Intellectual and/or Psychosocial Disabilities: EU Cross-Border Transfers, Detention and Alternatives
Lead Partner: Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft - BIM (AT)
Partners: NGO Mental Health Perspectives - PSP (LT), The Peace Institute - Institute for contemporary social and political studies - PI (SI), Antigone Onlus (IT), Fachhochschule Dortmund - FH Dortmund (DE), Bulgarian Helsinki Commitee - BHC (BG).
Project: JUSTICE FOR ALL focuses on defendants/detainees with intellectual and/or psychosocial disabilities and assesses the gaps, challenges and promising practices in the implementation and practical application of the european directives: 2002/584/JHA; 2008/909/JHA; 2008/947/JHA; 2009/829/JHA.
The overall objective is to promote judicial cooperation in criminal matters, strengthen mutual trust, and contribute to the effective, coherent and fundamental rights compliant application of the FDs.
Funded by: European Union’s Justice Programme e Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme
ARISA Child - Assessing the Risk of Isolation of Sentenced and Accused: Enhancing the Capacity of Correctional Services to Work with Convicted Children
Lead Partner: Center for the study of democracy - CSD (BG)
Partners: Kentro evropaikou syntagmatikou dikaio idryma themistokli kai Dimitri Tsatsou - CECL (EL), Antigone Onlus (IT), Universidad Miguel Hernandez De Elche - UMH (ES), Qualify Just - IT solutions and consulting LDA - IPS (PT).
Project: ARISA Child is aimed to increase the knowledge of the staff of correctional services on how to work with convicted children, respect their rights and address their special needs. This will be achieved by offering to prisons and probation services training and capacity building activities tailored to their needs.
Funded by: European Union’s Justice Programme
“DROIT: Diritti, Reinserimento sociale, Orientamento professionale e Tutela per giovani adulti, donne e disabili nelle carceri libanesi”
Coordinator: ARCS –ARCI Culture Solidali
Partners: Antigone onlus, Arci Comitato Regionale Toscano, Garante dei Diritti dei Detenuti della Regione Toscana, Non c'è Pace Senza Giustizia (NPSG), Association of Justice and Mercy (AJEM), Mouvement Social (MS)
The project: The project aims to: improve the conditions of detention in Roumiehe Barbar el Khazenmigliorate, with particular attention to groups in a situation of vulnerability (young adults, women and people with disabilities); increase the basic care, vocational training and the reintegration into society and work of people in the Rabieh Centre, including support for their families; strengthen the capacity of civil society organisations (CSOs) to help promote improvements in the prison and justice system in Lebanon. These objectives are expected to be achieved through: a training for local CSOs on advocacy techniques and policy making for the promotion of reforms in the prison and judicial system; the implementation of a training programme for Lebanese professionals; the creation of a task force for the monitoring and updating of detention conditions; the implementation of a studytour of 6 representatives of CSOs and Lebanese institutions to Italy (and Tuscany) to meet with organisations operating in the prison sector for the sharing of best practices for the promotion and defence of the rights of persons subjected to detention measures; the raising of awareness among judicial operators, on the basis of case studies, on how to reduce errors and bureaucratic/administrative procedural slowness and overcome the stigma of detention; the organisation of three round tables with representatives of CSOs and local and Italian institutions, lawyers' unions, magistrates to present the study and define an advocacy action.
Funded by: ARCS –ARCI Culture Solidali
JustaMente: riforma del sistema penale minorile e modelli innovativi di prevenzione terziaria per la diffusione della cultura riparativa in Honduras
Coordinator: Dokita Onlus
Partners: Antigone onlus (IT), Dokita Onlus, ProgettoMondo Mlal (PMM), Associazione Centro Studi – Opera Don Calabria, Instituto Nacional para la Atención de Menores Infractores (INAMI), Centro de Desarrollo Humano (CDH).
The project: The action is characterised by its contribution to the implementation of the Codice Niños, Niñas, Adolescentes (NNA) and the reform of the Sistema Especial de Justicia for minors, promoting the progressive adoption of a restorative justice approach both at strategic (policy reform) and operational (reform and implementation of integrated models of assistance) levels.
Funded by: Dokita Onlus