Serious Offending by Mobile European Criminals (SOMEC)

Lead partner: National Offender Management Service (UK) Aim of the project: to improve cross-border information sharing on (high-risk) travelling offenders. Countries involved: UK, Latvia, the Netherlands, Spain (project associates from UK, EUROPOL). EU funding programme: Prevention of and Fight against crime (ISEC) Please click on the link for more information about the SOMEC project.


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Strategic Targeting of Recidivism Through Evaluation and Measurement (STREAM)

Lead partner: National Offender Management Service (UK) Aim of the project: to promote and to facilitate the use of programme evaluation in probation, to evaluate the Recommendation on Probation of the Council of Europe and to provide recommendations for improved implementation of the Recommendation. Countries involved: UK, Italy, Romania (project associate: Malta) EU funding programme: … Continued


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Restorative Justice at post-sentencing level; supporting and protecting victims

Lead partner: Schleswig-Holsteinian Association for Social Responsibility in Criminal Justice, Victim and Offender Treatment (D) Aim of the project Restorative Justice at post-sentencing level; supporting and protecting victims: to make Restorative Justice more accessible for victims and improve victims arrangements in RJ (notably in prison settings). Countries involved: Germany, Belgium, Croatia, Portugal, Spain, UK (project … Continued


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interagency cooperation

Justice Cooperation Network (JCN) – European treatment and transition management of high risk offenders

Lead partner: Minsitry of Justice of Meckelenburg-Pommerania (D) Aim of the Justice Cooperation Network project: to identify and to exchange best practice in management of high risk offenders. Countries involved: Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Italy, Finland (project associates: Belgium, Slovakia, Slovenia) EU funding programme: criminal justice funding programme (JPEN) For more information on the project, click … Continued


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Criminal Justice Social Work (CJSW)

Lead partner: Avans University of Applied Sciences (NL) Aim of the project: to create a common European approach in Forensic Social Work by developing comprehensive and complementary higher education teaching modules and modules for continuing education of probation officers. Countries involved: the Netherlands, France, Latvia, Norway, Romania, Turkey, UK EU funding programme: Erasmus – Life … Continued


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Developing a Methodology to Collect Data on Community Sanctions and Measures and Attrition Rates in Europe (DECODEUR CSM)

Lead partner: European Institute for Crime Prevention – HEUNI (FI) Aim of the project: to design a common European statistical methodology for data on community sanctions and measures in a national context. Countries involved: Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Turkey, UK, Albania EU funding programme: Prevention of and Fight against crime … Continued


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Sustaining Probation Officers’ Resilience in Europe (SPORE)

Lead partner: State Probation Service of Latvia Aim of the SPORE project: to identify and share experiences concerning the examples of good practice in probation agencies in Europe, to strengthen the resources and support mechanisms of the institutions to keep the resilience and wellness of employees and avert burnout, stress and trauma. Countries involved: Latvia, … Continued


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Implementation Support for Transferring of European Probation Sentences (ISTEP)

Lead partner: National Offender Management Service (UK) Aim of the ISTEP project: with regard to the implementation of EU Council Framework Decision 2008/947/JHA the project aims to enhance the ability of probation agencies and sentencers within each EU Member State to understand clearly and have confidence in probation processes and procedures within each legal jurisdiction … Continued


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Preparation of the practical implementation of the framework decision on the mutual recognition of probation measures

Lead Partner: Federal Public Service Justice (B) Aim of the project: to accompany the implementation of Framework Decision on the Transfer of Probation Sanctions and Alternative Measures (2008/947/JHA) by providing means for the next EU Presidencies (particularly by means of the national fact sheets) to intensively follow up the last phases of implementing the Framework … Continued


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