UN Congress

The Howard League at UN Congress

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

Wednesday 14 April at 10am till 11.30am, Room Kariri

Speakers:

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

Wednesday 14 April at 14.30 to 16.00, Room Arara

Speakers:

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

Read the factsheet on the British Inspectorate model

The Thirteenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice will be held in Doha, Qatar, from 12 to 19 April 2015.