Pre-trial Detention Assessment Tool (2017)

Council of Europe
European Union


Reducing pre‑trial detention

Penal Reform International

Cross-border cooperation in the execution of sentences between the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium

Hans Nelen, & Robin Hofmann

Department of Criminal Law and Criminology, Faculty of Law, Maastricht University,

The overuse of pre-trial detention as a public policy and human rights problem

Kresimir Kamber

Legal Officer at the European Court of Human Rights; Postdoctoral Fellow, Ghent University, Faculty of Law and Criminology.

On pre-trial detention and the need for effective common standards

Walter Hammerschick

Institute for the Sociology of Law and Criminology (IRKS)

Alternative measures to pre-trail detention in Europe: what else is there?

Esther Montero Pérez de Tudela

Jurist-criminologist/Professor at the Universidad Loyola Andalucía

Dealing with crime in ordinary times as in times of crisis: a solution to reduce pre-trial detention?

Eric Maes & Alexia Jonckheere

Senior researchers, National Institute of Criminalistics and Criminology (NICC), Federal Public Service Justice, Brussels (Belgium)

Alternatives to pre-trial detention events

Webinar, September 2022

Webinar, December 2021