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Jilava Penitentiary – Where History Meets the Present

3rd November 2016

The participants of the 18th ICPA Annual Conference in Romania had the chance to visit Jilava Penitentiary. During the tour attendees had the opportunity to learn about this unique and historical establishment, and we would like to share this information with you in this article.  Bucharest Jilava Penitentiary was set up in 1907, on the premises of Fort No. 13 Jilava, one of 18 forts built in 1860-1870, around the city of Bucharest, which was part of the circular defensive system of the capital, aimed at defending against attacks by Turkish armies. Since World War I and especially after that, until the 23rd of August 1944, Jilava Penitentiary became a detention […]

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18th ICPA Annual Conference, Bucharest, 2016 – Overview

2nd November 2016

The International Corrections and Prisons Association organised its 18th Conference and AGM in Bucharest with the support of The National Administration of Penitentiaries – Romania. The event took place between 23 and 28 October 2016 in Radisson Blu Hotel, in the heart of the Romanian capital. The theme of the conference was “Correctional Leadership – Engaging Hearts and Minds”. 450 Attendees from more 75 countries opened their hearts and engaged their minds for collaboration in the name of better professional corrections. More than 100 speakers shared their knowledge and expertise with the participants. 68 workshops and 21 roundtables were organised during the conference – some of the brightest minds were […]

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ICPA 2016 Conference Presentations

26th October 2016

Please find below links to some of the ICPA 2016 Presentations.   P1-02 “Transformational Leadership in Corrections”- Anadora Moss & Reginald Wilkinson: http://bit.ly/2eF7ODR P1-03 “Leading Reform in England and Wales, Putting Prison Governors at the Heart of Change”- Gill Attrill & Ian Bickers: http://bit.ly/2eAz5HC W1-01 “Leadership Conundrums”- Paul Crookall: http://bit.ly/2ez1imw W1-01 “Leadership Conundrums” – Monica Redden:http://bit.ly/2dQb94D W1-02 “Building on the success of others: supporting professional prison services in Africa” – Diuedonne Koyenga & Paul Geurts: http://bit.ly/2eABWAl W1-03 “Correctional Practice in Singapore: Evaluation of a Throughcare Rehabilitation Regime for High-Risk Offenders”- Karam Singh: http://bit.ly/2eoCewm W1-04 “Establishing Leadership of Probation Officers through the Offender Rehabilitation Reform” – Satoshi Minoura: http://bit.ly/2eLdnQo W1-05 “Transformational Leadership – More Influence, Less Authority” – Craig Howard: http://bit.ly/2ehzm33 […]

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Romanian National Folklore Festival for Prisoners – 2nd Edition

13th September 2016

National Prison Administration in collaboration with the National Village Museum “Dimitrie Gusti” organized in Bucharest “The National Folklore Festival for Prisoners”. The festival took place on 9th of September. More than 70 detainees from 23 detention facilities had an extensive artistic program structured into three distinct sections : folk music , folk dances and a parade of traditional costumes. Also, 20 penitentiaries exposed Romanian traditional products made by prisoners in occupational workshops. The National Administration of Penitentiaries organized this event in the series of actions of society awareness regarding the importance of involvement in projects aiming social reintegration of persons who served custodial sanctions.

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ICPA’s 18th AGM and Annual Conference – Call for Papers and Registration NOW OPEN!

2nd December 2015

ICPA returns to Europe for its 18th Annual Conference with the theme ‘Correctional Leadership: Engaging Hearts and Minds’ in Bucharest hosted by the National Administration of Penitentiaries. Mark your calendar and plan to join us in Romania 2016! To submit your proposal or to register for the conference, please visit www.icpa.ca/bucharest2016 To view the ‘Invitation to ICPA 2016 Bucharest’ video CLICK HERE

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