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Restorative Prison Project

Working With Others
UK
02/05/2004
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ICPS

Between 2000 and 2004 ICPS developed the Restorative Prison Project which set out to discover the extent to which restorative principles could be used in the prison setting as a means of assisting prisoners to resettle into their communities after release. The project, which was funded by the Northern Rock Foundation, was overseen by an advisory group chaired by Sir Graham Melmoth, then CEO of the Co-operative Wholesale Society.

The project identified four key elements which might be used to assist the process of resettlement:

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ICPS Annual Report 2004

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Annual Reports
01/01/2004
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ICPS
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Work with the World Health Organisation Europe

Developing Sound Policies
Prison Health
24/10/2003
Author: 
ICPS

WHO Europe is the main intergovernmental organisation for action on all health matters in the region and at the time was particularly influential among the governments of the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia through its regional headquarters in Copenhagen. Building on the achievements of the OSI funded project ICPS began to work closely with WHO Europe and its partners in the Health in Prison Project (HiPP) to bring a concern for prison health issues into the mainstream of WHO thinking.

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Humanity in Prison: Questions of definition and audit

Developing Sound Policies
Prison management
02/06/2003
Author: 
Andrew Coyle

As a further element of analysis into the way prisons are managed and prisoners are treated ICPS sought to open up a debate about how what became known as the “outputs” of imprisonment should be measured. Since the 1990s the Prison Service of England and Wales has laid great emphasis on establishing standards for what goes on inside prisons and it developed a sophisticated auditing process. However, these audits tended to focus on features which could be easily measured.

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Prison health and public health

Developing Sound Policies
Prison Health
13/03/2003
Author: 
ICPS

Throughout 2002 and 2003 the Open Society Institute (OSI) funded the efforts of ICPS to support a mechanism capable of galvanising governments, non-governmental organisations and donors to make a political and financial commitment to improving health in prisons in countries of the former Soviet Union. The primary objective of the project was to improve public health by:

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ICPS Annual Report 2003

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Annual Reports
01/01/2003
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ICPS

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