ARISA 2 - Assessing the Risk of Social Isolation of Suspects and Accused: The Impact of the Media
Coordinator: Center for the Study of Democracy - CSD (BG)
Partners: Antigone Onlus (IT), Centre for European Constitutional Law - CECL (GR), Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche – UMH (ES)
The project: The project aims at strengthening the presumption of innocence in relation to media coverage of criminal cases. The goal will be achieved by analyzing the impact of media exposure on defendants, developing standards for authorities on how to disclose information, and promoting ethical guidelines for journalists on how to report cases.
Funded by: European Union’s Justice Programme
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 +
TWSE - Trial Waiver Systems in Europe
Coordinator: Fair Trials Europe (BE)
Partners: Antigone onlus (IT), Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HU), KISA - Action for Equality, Support, Antiracism (Cyprus), Qendra Res Publica (AL), Mirovni Institut (Slovenia)
The project: The project aims to: ensure that EU directives on the procedural rights of suspects and defendants are effectively enforced during trial waiver negotiations and proceedings whenever they are in use in the EU; and prevent trial waiver systems from substantially undermining the positive progress made in European criminal justice through the EU's "Roadmap on Procedural Rights".
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
JASMIN: Jeunesse Active pour une Société capable de promouvoir l'Employabilité et l'Inclusion
Coordinator: CEFA e Organizzazione Overseas
Partners: Antigone onlus (IT), Università di Bologna, Università di Tunisi, Associazione Yabasta, Comune di Reggio Emilia, Centro Interculturale Mondoinsieme Associazione Jamaity, Fondation Face, Union des Tunisiens Indépendants pour la liberté, Association de Kairouan pour l’Auto-Développement, Association Création &Créativité pour le Développement & l’Embauche, EmelTounes, Association de Zarzis pour le Développement Durable et la Coopération Internationale
The project: The project aims to prevent the radicalisation of young people in the 8 governorates of Bizerte, Jendouba, Manouba, Kairouan and Medenine and their surrounding regional territories. Among the main actions of the project is the financing of a series of actions aimed at supporting youth entrepreneurship. The main target group is young people with a high level of education and without employment. Several training actions are foreseen, including the organisation of training sessions, coordinated by Antigone, in each of the 8 provinces focusing on the monitoring of the detention system and the actions that civil society can put in place in order to ensure a greater fullfillment of rights in detention.
Funded by: Organizzazione Overseas
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