Our Vision expresses the fundamental objectives of IPRT, which underpin all of our work:
Respect for rights in the penal system with prison as a last resort.
To achieve this Vision, IPRT commits itself to achieving a number of specific objectives. These objectives are set out in the Mission Statement of the organization:
IPRT’s Mission Statement
IPRT is committed to reducing imprisonment, respecting the rights of everyone in the penal system and progressive reform of the penal system based on evidence-led policies. IPRT will achieve these goals through research, raising awareness, building alliances and growing our organisation.
All of IPRT’s work is underpinned and informed by our Values as an organization:
Respect for human rights
Advocacy based on research and evidence-led policies
Working constructively with others in the penal system