Gary Hill is the chief executive officer of CEGA Services in Lincoln, Nebraska (USA) and president
of Contact Center, Inc., a private, nonprofit, international information and referral clearinghouse working in the areas of human services, criminal justice and illiteracy. Hill has been working in the field of corrections since 1964 and is the recipient of the American Correctional Association’s highest award. On special assignment to United Nations organizations, he has drafted more than forty training manuals in support of formal training programs for prison workers. Gary is the Staff Training and Development Director of the International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA) and works with several Institutes of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Program. He served on the United Nations Committee of Experts which prepared the update of the United Nations Standards for the Treatment of Offenders (the Mandela Rules) and the development of the standards for female offenders (the Bangkok Rules). For the Best Practices Unit of the United Nations Office of Peacekeeping Operations, Gary reviewed the corrections activities associated with UN Peacekeeping and prepared a “Lessons Learned” document and a Guidebook for use in future missions. He serves as an expert on three Council of Europe projects dealing with prison radicalization. In January 2017 Gary was appointed as one of 18 commissioners of the Commission on Accreditation for Corrections.
Children returning to Europe from the conflict zone in Iraq and Syria under ISIS regime need gender- and age-sensitive rehabilitation and reintegration interventions.
Keywords: Taliban; Afghanistan; recognition; counter-terrorism; constitutional; international law; human rights; conditionality No country has “recognised” the Taliban as Afghanistan’s new government since it took power in August 2021. There has been much speculation about the preconditions and consequences of recognition. One important question is whether and how recognition or non-recognition may affect counter-terrorism efforts. Governments under […]
Counter-Terrorism After 9/11 is a podcast series exploring how counter-terrorism has changed in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001. In our sixth episode, we speak to Ambassador Roya Rahmani, Afghan diplomat, and the first woman to serve as the Afghan ambassador to the United States and Indonesia. This interview explores Amb. Rahmani’s […]