Academy of European Law is organising an online conference on 30 November & 1 December 2020 on the topic of on The European Prison Rules as a Standard Setter for European Prison Conditions.
Online Conference will be on:
30 November 2020 – 08:30-17:30 CET
01 December 2020 – 09:00-13:00 CET
This online seminar, which forms part of a series of five co-funded by the European Commission on enhancing cross-border mutual legal assistance and recognition of decisions within the context of detention will focus on the European Prison Rules, which have and still are acting as a standard-setter for European prison conditions, as well as the work of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT). An overview of issues concerning actual prison conditions, as well as possible alternatives to imprisonment, will be given and assessed.
The European Prison Rules and their recent revision; the CPT’s latest findings and the role of National Preventive Mechanisms in improving prison standards
Good practices in prison management, including in relation to foreign national prisoners, juveniles and mental health, as well as possible alternatives to detention
Workshops on foreign national prisoners, juveniles and young adults, as well as mental health in prisons
Who should attend?
Judges, prosecutors, lawyers, prison and probation staff from eligible EU Member States (Denmark does not participate in the Justice Programme 2014-2020) and eligible Candidate Countries (Albania and Montenegro).
Participation fee and reimbursement of costs
Participation fee: No fee for judges, prosecutors, prison and probation officers, €70 for lawyers.
Interactive online conference
The online conference will be hosted on ERA’s own online platform. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-level speakers and other participants. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive experience. As the platform is hosted on our own server, the highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in this high-quality online conference.