Prisons and Criminal Justice

Submissions to consultations

The Howard League at the United Nations

Twelfth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice was held in Salvador, Brazil on 12-19 Apirl 2010.

As a non-governmental organisation with special consultative status with the UN the Howard League held the following ancillary meetings at the Congress:

Children in Custody - was held on Wednesday 14 April 2010

Speakers were:

Frances Crook, Director of the Howard League for Penal Reform; Sue Wade, Chair of the Howard League for Penal Reform; Marianne Liebmann, Qakers International; Virginia Murillo Herrara, Defence for Children International in Costa Rica

Inspection of places of detention - was held on Wednesday 14 April 2010

Speakers were: 

Frances Crook, Director of the Howard League for Penal Reform; Sue Wade, Chair of the Howard League for Penal Reform; Andres Hernandez from Transparency International and a speaker from Penal Reform International.

Read the statement submitted by the Howard League

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