CoPPer project

The Cooperation to Promote a European Volunteering Programme in Probation Services (CoPPer) project aims to create and improve social models that support the values of European unity and solidarity in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. It responds to the EU Strategic Agenda 2019-2024 by promoting the active engagement of citizens and civil society as … Continued


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CEP matchmaker project

CEP Matchmaker Project brings together individuals, teams, organisations, or groups among CEP members with a shared professional interest.  Through peer-to-peer links and activities, the aim is to provide opportunities for sharing, exchanging and learning together as well as potential other benefits. In the Matchmaker Project, an individual or team of officers with a particular curiosity or … Continued


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Dialogue Trainer – completed

CEP has launched the initiative to strengthen training and education of probation workers in the different EU member states. The CEP aims for a more permanent network of organizations to exchange expertise on pre-employment training and in-career further professional development in probation. The general objective of the project The general objective of the project was … Continued


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HELP – completed

EU/CoE HELP Project ‘Radicalisation Prevention, Judicial Response to Terrorism & International Cooperation in Criminal Matters’ (HELP RP-TERR-ICCM) Cross-border crime, risks to public security and the rise of radicalisation leading to violent extremism and terrorism in the EU Member States continue to occur, alongside violations of fundamental rights. The increasingly open area of free movement could … Continued


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Enhancing Cross-border Mutual Legal Assistance and Recognition of Decisions within the Context of Detention – completed

This project, led by the Europäische Rechts Akademie (ERA) and co-financed by the Justice Programme 2014-2020 of the European Union, consists of five seminars, two of which were planned to take place in Bucharest and Strasbourg in 2020, and three in Bucharest and Brussels in 2021. Each seminar focused on a different aspect of enhancing … Continued


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rise of right wing extremism

WayOut – completed

The WayOut project – Integrated Exit Programme for Prisons and Probation – is fundamentally aimed at building a common framework to evaluate exit programmes along with the development of an innovative and integrated programme based on proven effectiveness approaches. Ultimately the project will improve and facilitate the implementation of exit programmes across the criminal justice … Continued


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CEP expert meeting

Probation Observatory. Network and Training (PONT) – completed

In order to enhance the use of the Council of Europe Framework Decision 2008/947/JHA and Framework Decision 2009/829/JHA (FDs, in short), the European Commission through DG Justice Grants decided to fund the project Probation Observatory. Network and Training (PONT), initiated by the University of Bucharest, in partnership with University Loyola Andalucía, University of Latvia, Ministry … Continued


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PREPARE – completed

November 2017 – September 2019 Lead partner: European Forum for Urban Security (EFUS) Co-funded by the European Union’s Justice Program Aim of the project: With the Preventing Radicalisation through Probation and Release (PREPARE) project Efus wants to develop an innovative multi-agency de-radicalisation, disengagement and rehabilitation programme that includes local authorities in the process. First of all, they … Continued


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DERAD – completed

DERAD is an European Project that aims to prevent the escalation of radicalisation in the prison environment and help prisoners and probationers who are often exposed to Jihadist recruitment or self-radicalisation to overcome the different problems and push factors usually exploited by recruiters, aspects that DERAD project aims to approach. The project´s objectives include: social … Continued


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