UNAFEI is one of the UN Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme Networks Institutes, established in 1962 by an agreement between the UN and the Government of Japan. UNAFEI’s main activities are to hold international training courses and seminars for criminal justice practitioners from around the world and to undertake research in the field of prevention of crime and the treatment of offenders.
Today, after more than 45 years, the ICCA represents more than 250 private agencies operating over 1,500 residential and community alternative programs, in addition to 1,000 individual members nationally and abroad.
International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA)
A not-for-profit organisation whose mission is ‘to contribute to public safety and healthier communities by encouraging and enabling best correctional practices in prisons and outside communities’. ICPA also runs the Staff Training Platform, it has the purpose to gather and structure information on training courses around the world in order to share good practices and experiences.
American Probation and Parole Association
APPA is an association composed of individuals from the United States, its US territories and Canada, involved with probation, parole and community-based corrections.
National Association of Probation Executives (Nape)
Founded in 1981, NAPE is a professional organization representing the chief executive officers of local, county, and state probation agencies.in the USA.
Probation and Community Corrections Officers Association (PACCOA)
The Australian organisation PACCOA is a non-profit national group which works to promote understanding of, and discussion about, issues surrounding offender management, particularly community-based interventions. PACCOA also promotes professional development of probation/community corrections officers.
European Organisation of Prison and Correctional Services (EuroPris)
Founded in 2011, EuroPris aims to improve co-operation among European Prison and Correctional Services, with the aim of improving the lives of prisoners and their families, enhancing public safety and security, reducing re-offending, and advancing professionalism in the corrections’ field.
European Forum for Urban Security (EFUS)
EFUS is a European network of 250 local authorities in 17 countries, a platform for exchanging knowledge and practices on all major issues of urban safety and security. EFUS’ aims are to strengthen crime prevention policies and to promote the role of local authorities in national and European policy-making.
Texas Probation Association
The mission of the Texas Probation Association is to develop and promote standards and goals for professional practitioners in the field of probation, to provide a forum for delineating and resolving issues within the scope of probation practice and operatio,n and to actively promote effective legislation in the areas of probation and community corrections.
Penal Reform International (PRI)
The organization Penal Reform International (PRI) aims at fair and effective criminal justice through practical programmes and systemic reform. Their ambition is to see criminal justice systems that uphold human rights for all and do no harm, and allow the development of safe societies.