United Nations Detention Unit (UNDU)

Cell Corridor at the United Nations Detention Unit in The Hague

The United Nations Detention Unit (UNDU) is located within a Dutch prison complex in the Scheveningen neighbourhood of The Hague.  It has an autonomous management structure but benefits from some of the facilities available within the Dutch prison complex.  

There are currently nine persons detained in the UNDU, consisting of:

  • two accused persons subject to a re-trial;
  • two persons whose convictions are subject to appeal; and,
  • five convicted detainees awaiting transfer to an Enforcement State. 

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