The event was titled “Management of Prisons and Probation: New Challenge and Innovative Responses” and took place on 6-7 June 2023 in Berlin.
The Conference was held in plenary sessions and in workshops. The six workshops dealt with medical care, including remote medical care; ways to decrease the penal response to offending; dealing with sex offenders and with gender-based violence; dealing with drug addiction; social reintegration and the use of restorative justice.
The Conference was opened to invited participants only: Directors of the Prison and Probation Services of the Council of Europe member and observer States as well as representatives of the European Union, the United Nations, the European Organisation of Prison and Correctional Services (EuroPris), the International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA) and the Confederation of European Probation (CEP).
CEP president Annie Devos, CEP SG Jana Spero and CEP Board member Daniel Danglades had the role of moderators. Additionally, CEP Board member Joachim Tein was one of the speakers. Also present was CEP Vice-president Marta Ferrer and CEP Board member Danijela Mrhar Prelić.