In 2011, IPRT identified a unique
opportunity for the next Government to enhance the protection of the community
while at the same time respecting basic human rights standards.
In advance of the General Election, IPRT called on all parties to commit to a broad programme of evidence-led proposals, leading towards a more effective and a more humane penal system.
Read back on #GE2011 here:
10 Steps to Better and Safer Communities
4 key questions to put to election candidates
6 party manifestos - analysis from penal reform perspective
'New prisons need to be built' - 5 party responses
New Programme for Government offers framework for tackling problems in penal system
Read back on other 2011 elections here:
Seanad Éireann Elections 2011
Presidential Election 2011
What would you do if you were President?
The President and Prisoners' Rights