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Presentations Violent Extremism Expert Meeting now available!

On the 4th of December, the 3rd CEP Violent Extremism Expert Meeting in took place in Paris, France. The meeting was attended by 19 delegates that represented seven jurisdictions. The meeting was organised to share knowledge and best practice about radicalisation in probation. Professor Ioan Durnescu presented an overview of the available research on the subject […]

Animation videos: a new way of communicating with probation clients in Belgium

Finding the best way to communicate with your clients through communication materials can be very challenging. Two years ago, the communication department of the DG Houses of Justice (Wallonia-Brussels Federation) have started reviewing the communication materials that are given to the probationers, referred to as “justiciables”, at the beginning of their probation period. The aim […]

Looking back on the first CEP International Conference on Sex Offender Management

On the 22nd and 23rd of November 2018, delegates from all over the world gathered in Riga for the first CEP International Conference on Sex Offender Management. It was a very successful first edition. A lot of knowledge sharing and networking was done by the participants during these two days. The conference was organised in […]

Cyber-offenders versus traditional offenders

An article by Dr. Marleen Weulen Kranenbarg Cybercrimes, especially cyber-dependent crimes (like hacking, web defacement, and malware), challenge the way we traditionally explain and prevent offending. The anonymous digital context in which these crimes take place may have changed, for example, situations in which opportunities for committing crime occur, skills and personality characteristics needed to commit […]

ICPA is looking for contributions to their Advancing Corrections Journal!

ICPA is looking for European contributions to their semi-annual Advancing Corrections Journal. The theme of the 7th edition is “Giving Focus to Community Corrections: Learning from and with our Stakeholders”. Articles need to be submitted before the 15th of February 2019.  For this edition, ICPA welcomes both evidence and practice-informed discussions of how the various benefits […]

Presentations Foreign Nationals in Prison and Probation Workshop now available!

On the 9th and 10th of October 2018, delegates from both probation and prison gathered in The Hague, The Netherlands, for the CEP and EuroPris Foreign Nationals in Prison and Probation Workshop. The workshop was organised in cooperation with the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security. There is an increasing number of foreign nationals detained […]

SPECTO Conference 2018 presentations now available!

On the 13th and 14th of September 2018, CEP and the West University of Timisoara organised the 7th edition of International Conference, SPECTO. The conference was held in Timisoara, Romania. The theme of the conference was “Multidisciplinary Perspectives in the Quasi-Coercive Treatment of Offenders”   The conference was opened by Prof. Dr. Marilen Gabriel Pirtea, […]

Beyond Surrender: Fair Trials puts human rights on the agenda of the European Arrest Warrant

This article is written by Ralph Bunch, Regional Director Europe of Fair Trials. Fair Trials highlights the urgent need for pre-trial detention reform in order to address human rights concerns in the operation of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) and ensure implementation of the European Supervision Order (ESO). In June 2018, Fair Trials released it’s latest […]

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