Risk Assessment WS

Risk and Needs Assessment Workshop

Brussels – 12-13 October

The workshop will deal with general questions, such as why risk assessment, reliability, quality standards, how often to perform, how realistic and predictable is it? It will include presentations from various Prison Services on how they perform risk/needs assessment. Specific risk assessments, such as for women, sexual offenders and radicalized prisoners will be part of the discussion.


The programme will comprise presentations and workshops led by experts from all over Europe. Download here the draft programme for the workshop.


EuroPris workshops are open for public sector representatives, academics and NGOs only.


If you are interested to participate, please register using the on-line registration form until 02 October latest.

Workshop location

The workshop will take place in the Belgian Prison Service:

Waterside Building

Quai de Willebroeck 33

1000 Brussels, Belgium


All participants make their own reservation at the hotel.

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at preferential rates in the Ibis Brussels St. Catherine Hotel until 2 August. For making the reservation, please write an email to the following address, mentioning your name and the amount of days that you will be staying at the IBIS hotel: Kathleen.VANDEVIJVER@just.fgov.be.

Ibis Brussels Centre St. Catherine

Joseph Plateaustraat 2

1000 Brussel, Belgium

Tel: +32 2 541 89 13


Nights of 11/10 

Double room rate (single use): € 169.00 per room per night

Double/Twin room rate: € 184.00 per room per night

Nights of 12/10 

Double room rate (single use): € 139.00 per room per night

Double/Twin room rate: € 154.00 per room per night


The hotel is located about 900 meters from the station, it is a 10 minute walk. You may also take the metro 5 or 1 from Central Station to Sint-Katelijne station, 2 stops. Once you have arrived at Sint-Katelijne station, it is a 3 minute walk to reach the hotel.

To reach the meeting venue, you may choose to walk for about 1.5 km (15 mins) from Ibis St Catherine Hotel or take the train to the Brussel-Noord from the Beurs station. From Brussels North is 10 minute walk.

Reimbursement for EuroPris members

EuroPris members can request reimbursement for actual travel and accommodation costs. The reimbursement is limited to 500 Euro per EuroPris member and can be requested for one or more experts as long as it does not exceed the 500 Euro limit per member jurisdiction (not per participant).

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