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Comment by M. Fendrych: The occupancy rate of Czech prisons will exceed 100 percent in January. What’s the solution?

od Václav Zeman  August 26, 2023

Commentator Martin Fendrych wrote a commentary for Deník N about the current Czech prison system and its current problems. In several places, he quotes the evaluation report of our project.

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The return of prisoners to society is complicated by unaffordable housing and limited employment opportunities, as well as other systemic problems (Press release)

od Václav Zeman  August 5, 2023

Unaffordable housing, problems with finding a job, the hard-to-predict timing of conditional release, the return to another part of the country and the continuity of support there, and the overload...

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Interview with J. Mertl: Prison as a warehouse for the “useless;” people are often led to crime by hopeless situations

od Václav Zeman  August 4, 2023

On 31 July 2023, Deník N published an extensive interview with researcher Jiří Mertl, who is in charge of the research and evaluation of our project. In the interview, he...

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We have prepared a webinar for the staff of the Prison Service

od Václav Zeman  May 22, 2023

We presented the main goals and progress of this project so far. We also shared our experience with the existing cooperation with individual prisons and suggested several steps for its...

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We have concluded cooperation agreements with 12 prisons

od Václav Zeman  October 17, 2022

We have concluded cooperation agreements with representatives of the management of 12 prisons, which are located in three regions of the Czech Republic and in the capital city of Prague.

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We presented the project at the conference of Norway Grants

od Václav Zeman  September 19, 2022

We introduced our project and its goals to the representatives of the Norwegian Embassy in the Czech Republic and to the representatives of projects that have been supported in other...

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Six organizations are to set up systemic support for drug-addicted prisoners

od Václav Zeman  December 1, 2021

The new system of support for prisoners using addictive substances will take place directly in prisons during preparation for release and after their return to normal life. Among other things,...

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# Partners

The project "Systemic provision of care for imprisoned drug users and its subsequent continuity after release" is financially supported by the financial mechanism Norwegian Funds 2014-2021 in the Justice Program. The project is implemented in partnership with the organizations Center for Drug Prevention and Therapy, o.p.s., KOTEC, o.p.s., Laxus z.ú., Magdalena, o.p.s., SANANIM z.ú., Společnost Podané ruce o.p.s.