ICPA And Community News


Could a Convict Complete Marathon Training in the Prison? Answer Sought at the First Yellow Ribbon Prison Run Training

15th February 2017

Can an offender who is currently serving a sentence in prison complete a marathon? How can one train for a marathon while in prison? And what motivation might they have?  Marian from the Kuřim Prison, and ex-convicts Milan and Marie are clear about: if they are persistent, and society engages to help them fit back […]

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ICPA’s 19th AGM and Annual Conference – Call for Papers NOW OPEN!

9th February 2017

Call for Papers is now open! ICPA’s 19th Annual Conference and AGM will be held at the Hotel Novotel London West, from the 22-27 of October in London, UK. This year, the Conference will be hosted by Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) formerly known as the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) and the […]

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Art and Prison’s 4th International Art Competition

26th January 2017

“Between here and there” is the theme of the fourth international art competition .  Art is a universal language that connects people. You can “between here and there” build bridges. It can also highlight the demolition of commonality. It sets the imagination The spectrum of what we commonly call “good or evil”, “free or unfree”, […]

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Official Launch of a Prison Reform Project in Bulgaria

15th December 2016

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Bulgaria, General Directorate Execution of the Sentences, and the Council of Europe recently organised a conference which announced the official start of the project “Support for the implementation of the European Court of Human Rights judgements and the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman […]

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The International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology (IACFP) Partners with ICPA in Furthering Professionalism in Corrections

7th December 2016

ICPA is committed to working with partner organizations who share the same values and desire to contribute to professionalism in corrections. The International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology (IACFP) is one such organization that ICPA has worked with closely in the last number of years. The IACFP publishes Criminal Justice and Behavior(CJB) , an […]

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Time to Better Protect our Corrections and Prison Officers

25th November 2016

A few years back I had the pleasure to meet proud ex-infantry soldier turned prison officer (and now very close friend of mine and father of my beloved god-daughters) Craig Wylde the first time, a short while following the horrific assault on him by full time criminal and triple murderer Kevan Thakrar. This well documented […]

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ICPA 19th Annual Conference

23rd November 2016

In joint collaboration with Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) formerly known as the National Offender Management Service (NOMS), ICPA is pleased to invite corrections professionals from around the world to attend our 19th Annual Conference in London, 22-27th October 2017. The theme for this event is ‘Innovation In Rehabilitation: Building Better Futures’ where […]

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2nd Edition of Advancing Corrections Journal & Call for Papers: Issue #3

22nd November 2016

The International Corrections and Prisons Association is pleased to announce the second issue of the journal “Advancing Corrections”. This issue includes 15 original papers with authors from Canada, America, the UK, the Netherlands, Australia and Africa. The response to the last Call for Papers was overwhelming and with the support of our international Editorial Board, […]

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An Exciting TV Co-Production between ICPA and ITN Productions

7th November 2016

ICPA AND ITN PRODUCTIONS PROUDLY PRESENT ‘PRISONS – DOING MORE HARM THAN GOOD? Get involved with ‘Prisons – Doing More Harm Than Good?’ a news and current-affairs style programme, anchored by national newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky. Drawing upon ITN’s 60 year heritage and expertise in storytelling, the collaboration between ITN Productions and ICPA explores the need […]

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New Founding Statements Approved!

7th November 2016

During ICPA’s Annual General Meeting in Bucharest Romania, 25 October 2016, the Board of the Association, in cooperation with the members, approved important statements. The purpose of these statements is to establish a unified voice in key matters concerning corrections and to allow the Association and its members to react to matters happening across the world with […]

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