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1st International Correctional Research Symposium – Overview

19th May 2017

The International Corrections and Prisons Association in collaboration with EuroPris and the Belgian Prisons Service organised the 1st International Correctional Research Symposium in Ghent, Belgium, 27-29 March 2017. The main theme of the symposium was ‘Enhancing Comparability and Understanding’. 116 professionals from 36 countries attended the event.This Symposium was a great opportunity for all of us to learn more about the way jurisdictions from across the globe conduct researches and to look at current methodologies, the way data is collected and reported.Presentations included topics related to International Standards and Reforms, Management of Research, Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches in Measuring Performance, Community Corrections and Probation, Healthcare, Technology and Rehabilitation. This inaugural event allowed us […]

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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 in, they have a unique chance to start a new and a better chapter in their life. That is the reason they participate in the Yellow Ribbon Prison Run that advances public awareness and acceptance of reintegrating ex-offenders into society. Today, this trio is being trained alongside fellow prisoners and ex-convicts, as well as managers […]

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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 theme for the Conference is ‘Innovation in Rehabilitation: Building Better Futures’. To submit your abstract proposal or for further information about the conference, please visit www.icpa.ca/london2017

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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”, “guilty or not” “The” freedom of art “is filled with life, and it opens up inner spaces that do not exist Grid more. Start Date: January 1, 2017 Deadline : June 30, 2017 Patronage : Donata Baroness Schenck zu Schweinsberg, Vice-President of the German Red Cross Terms of Participation Men, women, young adults and young […]

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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 delegates can expect to learn about the latest approaches, ideas and technologies in relation to the rehabilitation of offenders and their reintegration into the community. Join us in London at the largest annual gathering of international corrections professionals with a huge variety of presentations and topics across a full six day programme of events. Network […]

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