Back on track

In 2012 started the pilot project Back on Track, aiming on preventing radicalization among prison inmates. A very current issue, which will also be on the agenda of the International expert event on radicalisation and violent extremism on 14 October in Barcelona.  Annette Esdorf from Kriminal Forsorgen, the Danish Prison and Probation Service, shares the insights of the project.

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Second World Congress on Community Corrections, a recap

Following on from the very successful first World Congress on Probation in London in 2013, the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) and the International Community Corrections Association (ICCA) hosted  the Second World Congress on Community Corrections between 14th-16th July 2015, in Los Angeles, USA. A recap.

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CEP member in the spotlight: Albania

CEP is very proud of its network of 120 members throughout Europe. Together they represent a unique network of expertise about positive ways of working with offenders in the community. In this issue of the newsletter, the relatively young probation service of Albania tells us about their, work, achievements, developments, challenges and future plans. We give the floor to Mr. Ilir QAFA, Director General of the Albanian Probation Service.

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Reading corner

New feature on CEP’s website is the bookshelf. Presenting the latest must reads on probation issues.

This month on our shelf: Community Punishment, European perspectives, edited by Gwen Robinson and Fergus McNeill

Your book or publication on CEP’s bookshelf? Send an e-mail and a resume to

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