Setting up an eco-reintegration mechanism for inmates
Project supported by a grant from Norway
Programme Area 23 – Correctional Services, including Non-custodial Sanctions
Project purpose: Strengthening the capacity of the penitentiary system to facilitate the reintegration process of the ex-inmates through improving their competences by benefitting of training in eco-construction and traditional crafts and through raising the public awareness regarding the necessity of society's involvement at large to ensure the reintegration of ex-inmates.
Budget: 580.320 Euro
Period: June 2014 - April 2016
Target group: detainees (Roma inmates will be given priority in the selection process and it is expected that they will be more than 50% of vulnerable target group), prison staff, public authorities, civil society, cultural institutions.
Component 1: Inmates trained in eco-construction and traditional crafts
- 100 inmates trained in eco-construction and traditional crafts;
- 2 members of the prison staff at the Tulcea Prison – Chilia section trained as qualified and certified trainers in eco-constructions;
- 5 eco-houses built to be used as crafts workshops and for organizing events;
Component 2: Prison staff trained for creating and implementing a human ecology detention system
- 50 prison employees (with leading positions in the prison system) trained in implementing the concept of human ecology;
- 1 study visit in Norway;
Component 3: Increased awareness and involvement of the society as regards the social reintegration of inmates and ex-inmates
- 5 awareness events organised;
- a awareness plan and a communication strategy developed;
- Partnerships with the representatives of the society/other stakeholders developed.