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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

Organizations relating to Detention

Soeurs des Petites Filles Pauvres de l'Institut Palazzolo / Bergamo, Italy / Est. 1869
International Mauthausen Committee / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1953
International Prison Chaplains' Association / Geneva, Australia / Est. 1985
Convention Benelux en Matière de Propriété Intellectuelle / Est. 2005
Prison Fellowship International / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1979
Treaty on the Protection of Movable Property of Historic Value / Est. 1935
Central American Treaty for the Protection of Industrial Property / Est. 1968
Nordic Packard Owners Club / Hvidovre, Denmark / Est. 1971
International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to the Immunity of State-owned Vessels / Est. 1926
Union des fabricants pour la protection internationale de la propriété industrielle et artistique / Paris, France / Est. 1872
International Network of Prison Ministries / Costa Mesa CA, USA
European Prison Education Association / Nieuwegein, Netherlands / Est. 1991
Asia Pacific Privatization Network / Islamabad, Pakistan / Est. 1994
Convention on the Liability of Hotel-keepers Concerning the Property of Their Guests / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1962
Treaty Respecting Literary, Artistic and Industrial Property / Est. 1901
Amnesty International / London, UK / Est. 1961
Prisoners Abroad / London, UK / Est. 1978
International Association of Correctional Officers / Lincoln NE, USA / Est. 1977
European Federation of Employee Share Ownership / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1998
International Commission of Catholic Prison Pastoral Care / Eindhoven, Netherlands / Est. 1950
Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War / Est. 1949
Confederation of European Probation / Utrecht, Netherlands / Est. 1981
International Prison Ministry / Costa Mesa CA, USA / Est. 1969
Convention Concerning the Transfer to the French State of the Property in the Sites of British Monuments / Est. 1938
International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages / Est. 1979

View all profiles (152 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Detention

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Inadequate prison conditions and penal systems
Repressive detention of juveniles
Unjustly persecuted scientists
Discrimination against prisoners' families
Protracted pre-trial internment
Maltreatment of prisoners by fellow inmates
Aiding escape of prisoners of war or enemy aliens
Discriminatory bail conditions
Unfair competition from convict-made goods
Denial of right of juvenile criminals to segregation from adult criminals
Homosexuality in prisons
Prison suicides
Failure to appear for trial after release
Discriminatory treatment of foreign prisoners
Non-settled refugees living outside camps
Misuse of psychiatric diagnosis
Violation of immunities of international civil servants
Infringement of rights of prisoners
Physical insecurity of refugees and asylum-seekers
Maltreatment of prisoners
Harassment of journalists
Ill treatment of prisoners of war
Forced disappearance of persons
Torture through confinement

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