On 23rd September 2014, funding to implement pre-defined project of the Prison Service of the Czech Republic “Increasing the effectiveness of preparation of prisoners before release from Nové Sedlo Prison “ was approved within the Programme CZ15.
The aim of the project is to improve conditions and increase capacity for work with sentenced prisoners through creation of space for education in accordance with European and international law in the area of human rights. The goal is to build centre of theoretical and practical preparation in field of wood production and maintenance of public green for education of sentenced prisoners. The project will contribute to more successful return of sentenced persons to society and to decrease relapsed criminality and overcrowding of prisons.
Overall budget of the project is 13 297 038 CZK / 501 775 EUR.