High-level Conference on prison overcrowding : “RESPONSES TO PRISON OVERCROWDING” STRASBOURG 24-25/04/2019


The CDPC organises an important event during its 76th Plenary session on the topic of Prison Overcrowding. The aim of the Conference, which is funded together by the Council of Europe and the European Commission, is to bring together judges, prosecutors and representatives of the Ministries of Justice of all European countries in order to discuss the recurring problem of prison overcrowding and the possible practical steps that could to be taken at the different stages of the criminal justice process to overcome it. The possible support and assistance the Council of Europe can offer in this area will also be discussed, including by holding a high-level political meeting dedicated to this issue.

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