The training teams formed of law enforcement and prison professionals held two online coordination meetings with the project team on 21 April and 24 April 2020 to continue drafting manuals for law enforcement agencies and interagency cooperation in the treatment of persons deprived of liberty in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The purpose of these manuals is to complement the existing good practices and institutional training programs with recommendations from the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT), according to the Council of Europe in BiH.
Moreover, the Working group comprising prison professionals and local consultants had an online coordination meeting with the project team on 24 April 2020 to discuss the progress made regarding the introduction of Information Technology in entity prisons, the development of prison software and the purchase of hardware equipment for Integrated Prison management system in BiH.
These activities are organised within the framework of the Horizontal Facility for Western Balkans and Turkey II – “’Strengthening human rights treatment of detained persons based on European standards and best practices in Bosnia and Herzegovina “, co-funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe. All project activities are currently taking place in electronic form.