The Delegation of the European Union to Yemen

Towards the Abolition of the Death Penalty in Yemen

24/01/2018 - 15:09
Democracy and Human Rights

Restrict the scope of the death penalty and abolish the death penalty for juveniles by supporting and pushing the criminal justice reform in line with the international human rights conventions ratified by Yemen.

Specific objectives of the Action:

  • Restrict the scope of the death penalty and abolish the death penalty for juveniles by supporting and pushing the criminal justice reform in line with the international human rights conventions ratified by Yemen.
  • Reduce human rights violations in prisons by strengthening the capacity of local CSOs to monitor prison conditions, train prison officials and implement legal assistance activities.

Total Cost (EUR): 403 014.33

EU contracted amount (EUR): 382 863.61

Duration: February 2015 - January 2017

Implementing organisation: YEMEN ORGANIZATION FOR DEFENDING RIGHTS AND DEMOCRATIC FREEDOMS FOUNDATION

Funding Instrument: Action Grants

Benefitting zone: Yemen

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