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EPTA Annual Conference 2018

In 2018, under the French Presidency, the National Correctional Administration Academy organized the EPTA Annual Conference in Agen, France on 13-14 June. The topic of the Annual Conference is “Dynamic security and positive relationship between the inmates and the prison staff”.

Programme and Participants

Click here to view the programme and list of participants. 


Presentations on dynamic security & positive relationships

Presentation from Netherlands Helsinki Committee on the EPTA project

Training Workshops


EPTA contact person in France, Cédric Le Bossé, International Relations Officer at the National Correctional Administration Academy (ENAP), France:

EPTA Annual Conference 2017

Under the Swiss Presidency, the Swiss Training Centre for Penitentiary Staff organized the Annual EPTA Conference on 19-22 September 2017 in Morat, Switzerland. The topic of the Annual Conference was Leadership Training and Training of prison and probation managers.

The meeting gathered 48 participants and representatives from 20 European Penitentiary Academies.


The Programme of the Annual Conference 2017 can be downloaded here.

EPTA conference 2017 presentations:

  • Training needs Sweden
  • Training needs Switzerland
  • In a system theoretic perspective Sweden
  • Innovative methodologies Austria
  • Innovative methodologies Ireland
  • Crises France
  • Crises Poland

To view the presentations, please click here. 


EPTA contact person in Switzerland:

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