IPS in conference on electronic monitoring as alternative to imprisonment
IPS participated at the Conference “Electronic Monitoring in Europe” held in Brussels on the 18th February 2016.
This conference provided an opportunity to hear about, and engage with the findings of the European Commission funded project entitled ‘Creativity and Effectiveness in the use electronic monitoring (EM) as an alternative to imprisonment in EU member states’.
The research was carried out in five jurisdictions (Belgium, England & Wales, Germany, the Netherlands and Scotland) providing up-to-date analysis of current and future uses of EM in each jurisdiction as well as insights gained from the first comparative EM research in the EU.
The aim of the conference was to discuss the findings of the research and inform recommendations on best practice to enhance effectiveness of electronic monitoring whilst ensuring its legal, ethical and humane use across the EU.
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