Germany's engagement for humane prison conditions

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Prisioneiro atrás de grades, © colourbox.de

Press release

Vienna, 18 July 2020: Nelson Mandela International Day: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and its member states reiterated their commitment to the „Nelson Mandela Rules“ which provide international minimum standards for the treatment of prisoners. Germany and South Africa are co-chairing the „Group of Friends of the Nelson Mandela Rules“. Germany is a major donor to UNODC for implementation projects in this regard:

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