Prisons and Probation: Sharing and Refocusing Knowledge and Practice
The 27th Council of Europe Conference of Directors of Prison and Probation Services “Prisons and Probation: Sharing and Refocusing Knowledge and Practice” will be held at the Barcelo Hotel, in Sevilla (Spain) on 21-22 June 2022. It is co-organised with the Spanish Secretariat of Penitentiary Institutions.
The Conference will be organised in plenary sessions and in workshops and the topics will relate to the selection and management of staff, to prison design and architecture, to equal access to services for women and to dealing with mental health. Under the different topics the use of AI will also be considered. The data collected for the 2021 edition of the Annual Council of Europe Penal Statistics SPACE II will be presented and in addition the interpretation and the use by the Directors of SPACE data related to prisons and probation will be considered.
The Conference is opened only to invited participants: 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).
There will be no possibility for online participation in the Conference.
Online registration for participation in the Conference (Deadline 14 June 2022)
Link for reservation of hotel rooms for the participants not covered by the Council of Europe (Deadline 1 June 2022) - Free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival
- Draft Programme (version of 20 May 2022)
- Practical Information
- Curriculum Vitae of the Speakers and Moderators (bilingual)
- Provisional List of Participants