EuroPris May Newsletter 2017

The EuroPris Newsletter May 2017 edition is out now! Read the featured article from Dr. Sharon Shalev, an independent expert from Centre for Criminology at the University of Oxford, New Zealand: Solitary Confinement and Restraint Practices, and more news and events in the European Correctional arena in the EuroPris May 2017 Newsletter. To view past EuroPris Newsletters click here.

Technology in Corrections Conference

EuroPris in cooperation with ICPA and CEP organised on 15-17th May 2017 the second ‘Technology in Corrections: Challenges for the Future’ and was hosted by the Czech Prison and Probation Services. The aim of this conference was to challenge the private and academic sector to develop solutions in the field of digital technology for a number of issues Read More

New Zealand: solitary confinement and restraint practices

The report examines the use of seclusion and restraint across different detention contexts in New Zealand. It is based on visits to seventeen different places of detention including prisons, health and disability units, a youth justice residence, a children’s care and protection residence, and police custody suites, which took place between 26 October 2016 and Read More

Penal Games 2018 in Côte d’Azur (Saint-Raphaël)

The Comité Régional Olympique et sportif de la Côte d’Azur (Olympic and Sportive Regional Committee of Côte d’Azur) is inviting detainees to their famous sport event of the French Penal System called “Jeux Pénitentiaires 2018” (Penal Games 2018). The Penal Games 2018 will take place in Côte d’Azur (Saint-Raphaël), and it will allow detainees to be Read More

Presenting EPIS to PC-OC

On 23rd May, EuroPris was invited to the plenary meeting of the Committee on the Operation of European Conventions on Co-operation in Criminal Matters (PC-OC) to present its European Prison Information System (EPIS). This system, which provides a base platform for the collection and dissemination of prison related information, continues to develop so that it Read More

Forecasting Workshop

On 30 March 2017, EuroPris organized a one day workshop on Forecasting in Ghent, Belgium, that was hosted by the Belgian Prison Service. The Forecasting workshop is organized bi-annually. This was the third Forecasting workshop since 2012. There were 31 participants from 15 countries that joined the workshop. Presentations and discussions were on topics such Read More

1st Correctional Research Symposium

EuroPris organized in cooperation with ICPA and the Belgian Prisons Service the 1st International Correctional Research Symposium in March in Ghent, Belgium. The main theme of the symposium was ‘Enhancing Comparability and Understanding’. There were 116 professionals from 36 countries that attended the event. This Symposium was a great opportunity to learn more about the way Read More

Seminar on Victims’ Directive Notes and Presentations

Presentations and notes from the Seminar on Victims’ Directive that was held in Brussels, Belgium on 23 February are now available here.

EuroPris Newsletter March 2017

The EuroPris Newsletter March 2017 edition is out now! Read an exclusive interview with Ilona Spure (Director General of the Latvian Prison Service) and get insights into the Latvian Prison Service, read the results of a comparative project on Treatment, transition management and re-integration of high-risk offenders in Europe and more news on the European correctional arena in EuroPris Read More

UNODC Vacancy

In the framework of UNODC project for the implementation of the Doha Declaration, they are considering initiating a global brand of prisoners products. In this regard, they are looking for two consultants who could assist in preparing the feasibility study for launching such a brand. Please note that the Terms of Reference are posted for Read More

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