The main idea of the project is to study current situation with human rights violation against foreign inmates in Nordic countries and NW Russia (St-Petersburg and Republic of Karelia) and to develop tools for their protection, social inclusion and prevention of discrimination by strengthening civil society and cooperation between NGOs and local authorities.
The project is funded by the Nordic Council of Minister's programme Nordic-Russian Co-op on Civil Society & Human Rights for the period of 1.11.2020 - 30.4.2022.
The project is led by Dr. Larisa Kangaspuro.
Partners include Cens/University of Helsinki (Finland), Aleksanteri Instituutti/University of Helsinki, Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), NGO Stiftelsen Kvinnekollektivet ARKEN (Norway), NGO «IMENA+» (St. Petersburg, Russia) and Petrozavodsk State University (Republic of Karelia, Russia)
For more information visit the project webpage: Multi-cultural prison in Nordic countries and Russia