Prison as a last resort. The “Fata Morgana” of criminal justice systems?

Pedro das Neves



Strategic planning and the development of the Belgian correctional system

Koen Geens

Minister of Justice, Belgium

Correctional reform in France: more prison places, fewer incarcerations

Stéphane Bredin

Director General of the Prison Administration, France

Canada: Fifteen thousand decisions per year in the best interest of public safety

Jennifer Oades

Chairperson of the Parole Board of Canada

Modernization, efficiency, and transparency are Morocco’s correctional system focus

Mohamed Salah Tamek

Delegate General of the Correctional Department, Kingdom of Morocco

Israeli Corrections in transition: more prisons but also more alternatives

Ofra Klinger

Lieutenant General, Commissioner of the Israel Prison Service

Going against the flow to improve the system and reduce recidivism

Gary Mohr

Director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, USA

Perspectives on the evolution of the American correctional system and the state of New York

Martin F. Horn

Executive Director of the New York State Permanent Commission on Sentencing, New York

Planning and action to address unprecedented changes

Desmond Chin

Commissioner of the Singapore Prison Service

Laying the foundations for a new penitentiary model in Paraguay

Ever Martínez Fernández

Paraguay ’s Minister of Justice

Ten thousand new places to solve the prison system overcrowding

Francisco Alberto Caricati

Director General of the Penitentiary Department of the State of Paraná, Brazil

Doha Declaration: the interrelation and reciprocal reinforcement between the Rule of Law and sustainable development

Dimitri Vlassis

Chief coordinator of the programme for the implementation of the Doha Declaration, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Experts panel

Clean and dirty electronic monitoring

Prof. Mike Nellis

Testimonials about EM: Evolution and perspectives for the future

Invited decision-makers: Paulo Moimenta de Carvalho (Portugal), Pedro Ferreira Marum (Belgium), and Şaban Yilmaz (Turkey)


Clean and dirty electronic monitoring

Prof. Mike Nellis

From a reactive to a preventive approach: what is on the horizon of electronic monitoring technologies?José Demetrio

Corrections and digital technology: An introduction to data analytics and predictive capabilities

Simon Bonk & Michael Bettman

When services become real systems: A giant leap from disconnection to Connexall

Cell phones in the hands of prisoners: if the problem lies in technology, so does the solution

Oliver Drews

Developing correctional trends in Canada: some ideas from a lead justice designer

Robert Boraks

Multi-level in-Prison Radicalisation Prevention – The R2PRIS approach and certification programme

Highlights of the European Commission’s Conference on Radicalisation in Prisons

Case study: the Ohio strategic planning process

Stephen A. Carter

Yellow Ribbon Run: there is a better future on the horizon for those who have been in prison

The importance of rehabilitation: What works?

Lucia Dammert

Bolivia: Legal transformation towards 2030

Arkel Benítez Mendizábal

The power of communication behind bars

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