Standard Minimum Rules for the treatment of prisoners

Implementation of the Mandela Rules in developing contexts

Implementation of the Mandela Rules in developing contexts

UN Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners

The Kampala consultation was attended by the high ranking officials from the Uganda Prison Service and chaired by the Special Rapporteur on Prisons and Conditions of Detention in Africa, Commissioner Med S.K. Kaggwa. The day-long event explored the changes to the Rules, in particular how they can be put into practice and some of the challenges in the Ugandan and wider African contexts.