Prisons and Community Sanctions and Measures

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15th Conference of Directors of Prison Administration
(9-11 September 2009, Edinburgh)
“Overcrowded prisons: looking for solutions”
The 15th Conference of Directors of Prison Administration (CDAP) took place on 9-11 September in Edinburgh, Scotland, with the theme of “Overcrowded prisons: looking for solutions”. The Conference addressed several priority topics, among which the ever growing prison population in the majority of Council of Europe member States, ways of reducing the use of imprisonment and raising the public’s trust in the efficiency of sanctions and measures which keep offenders in the community.
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