The Matra Rule of Law Training Programme is designed to strengthen institutional capacity in the field of rule of law within government organisations. The Netherlands Helsinki Committee, Leiden Law School, and The Hague Academy for Local Governance are providing 5 weeks of online training on Detention and Alternative Sanctions. Through interactive sessions combining theory, practical skills and study visits, policy advisors, members of the judiciary and other civil servants working in the government and justice sectors acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to drive reforms in their home countries. In addition, by taking part in the training programme, participants become part of a large transnational network of alumni, lecturers and relevant government departments in the Netherlands and in the target countries. This network offers a platform for learning, exchange and collaboration.
Training period: 4 October – 5 November 2021
Where: Online – live sessions ad pre-recorded content on Moodle platform
Participants: The training on Detention and Alternative Sanctions is intended for persons holding senior positions in prison and probation management on a policy and/or an executional level, and for persons within the criminal justice system holding responsibilities in the execution of criminal sanctions (e.g. judges, prosecutors).
Eligible countries: Albania, Armenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine
Application: The link to the application form can be found on www.nhc.nl/matrarolt. The application deadline is Sunday 29 August 2021 – 12:00 midnight.
Programme costs: The Dutch Government will cover all costs related to this online training programme.
Please read the admission requirements carefully. Candidates who satisfy all of the requirements may proceed to complete the application form, which is available at www.nhc.nl/matrarolt. Qualified applicants must submit a letter from their employer showing that they have authorisation to attend this training programme. Application forms need to be submitted in full to be eligible for selection. Admission will be on a merit and competitive basis.
Successfully uploaded applications will receive an automatic e-mail confirmation.
Netherlands Helsinki Committee
*The training is financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, for a period of five years (2017- 2021)