Over eleven months in 2015 the Committee continues its longstanding
monitoring of Serbia’s prisons and penal policy.
The project’s objectives in 2015 are to further increase leverage on
the administration to effectuate the reformist strategy and to
contribute to the effectiveness of NPM and Citizens’ Ombudsman
Activities include 9 fact-finding tours of 9 prisons and 8 local
alternative sanctions offices; reporting on/publishing of the
achievements/setbacks in prison reform in 2015; and 1 press
Target groups are governmental officials, legislators, judges for
“execution of criminal sanctions” and institutional personnel.
The project is expected to further sensitize executive and judiciary
branches to their responsibility to effectuate the prison reform and
increase effectiveness of NGO control and NPM.