|Grant Number||BG_X 2009_191|
|Organization||Bulgarian Helsinki Committee|
|Project Name||Strengthening public oversight of prisons in Bulgaria by reinforcing the role of the national Ombudsman, the municipal monitoring commissions, and the specialized inspection bodies|
|Amount Awarded||USD 50,000.00|
|Grant Period||March 20, 2010 - March 20, 2011|
The project aims at strengthening public oversight in prisons by reinforcing the existing mechanisms for public control and oversight of prisons, and by putting in place new mechanisms for specialized external control and inspection of these institutions.