Community Service Workshops

Project completed

The project has established one community service workshop in Bucharest in partnership between VEBO Switzerland, the Foundation FPSC and the Ministry of Justice in Romania. Within the project, a publicity campaign to further increase the use of alternative sanctions in the form of community service has been implemented. The project is part of the thematic fund security in Romania. Further information about this fund can be found among the additional information on the very bottom of this page.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Romania
Enhanced security and safety
Modernisation of the Judiciary
01.01.2012 - 30.06.2018
CHF 1'137'734
Target groups

Persons sentenced to community service
Prison system

Activities

The project activities are divided in six components which are planned to be implemented in defined periods between January 2012 and December 2014. Basically, a third and a fourth workshop will be prepared, installed and opened in two more cities of the country. Staff will be hired and trained so that the workshops become sustainable and serve as pilots for the new element of probation in the Romanian penal system.

Results

Achieved results:  

  • Community Service Workshop operational
  • One campaign for the promotion of Community Service implemented
  • 1.100 people benefited from the Workshop
  • 200.000 hours of Community Service executed in the Community Service Workshop
  • The Community Service Workshop is financially self-sustainable

 


Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Swiss Contribution to the enlarged EU
Project partners Contract partner
Private sector

Implementing partner
Partner Institution: Partnership with Switzerland: VEBO Zurich Verein zur Entwicklung der Bewährungshilfe in Osteuropa (VEBO)

Other partners

Intermediary Body: TC TeamConsult Geneva (Swiss Intermediate Body Security); Executing Agency: Foundation for the Promotion of Community Sanctions (FPSC) Romania

Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF   1'137'734 Swiss disbursement to date CHF   0
Project phases

Phase 22 01.10.2017 - 31.08.2019   (Completed)

Phase 21 01.03.2016 - 30.09.2018   (Completed)

Phase 20 01.03.2016 - 30.09.2019   (Completed)

Phase 19 02.05.2016 - 28.02.2019   (Completed) Phase 18 01.09.2014 - 30.06.2017   (Completed) Phase 17 14.11.2014 - 31.08.2018   (Completed) Phase 16 01.02.2014 - 31.07.2015   (Completed) Phase 15 01.09.2014 - 28.02.2019   (Completed) Phase 14 01.03.2013 - 30.06.2018   (Completed) Phase 13 01.03.2013 - 30.11.2015   (Completed) Phase 12 01.11.2012 - 30.06.2018   (Completed) Phase 11 01.04.2012 - 31.03.2013   (Completed) Phase 10 01.04.2012 - 30.06.2017   (Completed) Phase 9 01.04.2012 - 15.06.2014   (Completed) Phase 8 01.03.2012 - 31.03.2018   (Completed) Phase 7 01.03.2012 - 31.08.2013   (Completed) Phase 6 01.03.2012 - 15.11.2014   (Completed) Phase 5 01.03.2012 - 30.06.2018   (Completed) Phase 4 01.03.2012 - 30.09.2019   (Completed) Phase 3 01.03.2012 - 30.07.2015   (Completed)

Phase 2 01.01.2012 - 31.12.2017   (Completed)