Summer Newsflash
July 2019
Upcoming Events
Registration Open - Real Estate Workshop

On  14-16 October  the first EuroPris Real Estate Workshop will take place in the historic City of  Ljubljana, Slovenia  . The Workshop will be a full two-day event and is hosted by the Slovenian Prison Service. The Workshop is exclusively for the Public Sector, Academics and NGO’s. The programme contains a number of presentations on different areas of prison real estate and will include a focus on ‘Designing for Rehabilitation’ which was the subject of the latest report from the Real Estate Expert Group. 

For more information and registration,   click here .
Save the Date - Interagency Cooperation Workshop

In cooperation with t he Confederation of European Probation EuroPris organises 12-13 November a workshop in Barcelona at the Centre for Legal Studies. The workshop will focus on the interagency cooperation between prisons, probation and municipalities when preparing offenders for their return to society. Call for papers is still open until 31st July . Registration will open in September.

More information can be found on the website .
EuroPris News
EuroPris Vacancy Policy Officer
For our The Hague office we are looking for a policy officer who will work closely with the Executive Director. The policy officer has a central role in the further development of the organisation and the implementation of a variety of activities.

For more information please click here.

RAN Prison and Probation - Practitioners Working Paper
The Radicalisation Awareness network just issued its latest working paper on ‘Approached to countering radicalization and dealing with violent extremist and terrorist offenders in prison and probation. This paper presents the practitioners’ perspective, and first and foremost aims to be of value to other practitioners in this field. It provides an overview of some of the principal findings emerging in the field of radicalisation, in the context of prison and probation. 

To view the paper please click here
Ethical and Moral Considerations of Digitalization
At the 3rd Technology in Corrections Conference, organized by EuroPris and ICPA in Lisbon in April 2019, Victoria Knight and Steven van de Steene presented their research on assessing and evaluating the moral implications of digitization. During their presentation they questioned the participants about issues like legality, proportionality and equality. An overview of the responses was collected in the report.

To view full report please click here .

Other News 
First Football Works Festival
On the 13th June of 2019 , the European Football for Development Network (EFDN) and Dutch Justice Department jointly organised the first ever Football Works Festival at the prison in Almelo, the Netherlands . The Festival programme included a conference with experts and leaders from across Europe that use football as a tool for offender rehabilitation, reintegration and employability. At the same time, 14 European teams competed in a football tournament. Among the players were (former) participants in football based rehabilitation and employability programmes and former professional players.

Read more here .
Upcoming Events
Real Estate Workshop
14-16 October - Ljubljana, Slovenia ( Read more )

Interagency Cooperation Workshop
12-13 November - Barcelona, Spain ( Read more )
Document Library
  1. Staff Recruitment Workshop Report - View report here
  2. European Prison Regime Forum - View report here
  3. RAN/EuroPris Staff Training Collection (2018) - View collection here
  4. Updated State of Play: EU Framework Decisions 909947829;
  5. Competent Authorities for Framework Decisions 2008/909/JHA, 2008/947/JHA and 2009/829/JHA;
  6. Country factsheet on prison sentence execution - View here
  7. Domestic Violence Expert Group meeting report - View report here
  8. Designing for Rehabilitation Report - View report here
  9. Models for Operational Delivery Data Pack - View here
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