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IPS at the 10th Anniversary of the Turkish probation system, in Istanbul

The “International 10th Anniversary Symposium of Turkish Probation” was held on 8-10th December 2015, in Istanbul, by the Turkish General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Houses, Ministry of Justice.

More than 500 participants (academics, researchers, and professionals) from different disciplines, and from different countries, participated in this important event.

The symposium aimed to interchange the 10 year-experience of probation with the stakeholders in the international platform, especially with the countries in the region in its 10th year of establishment, to share the good practices in Europe and in the world, to evaluate the studies of the local and global academic circles in this area; is to gather the academics and professionals, share the latest studies in the world and exchange experiences in a negotiation setting.

Mr. Pedro das Neves, on behalf of IPS and of the BSAFE LAB Law Enforcement, Justice and Public Safety Lab participated in this event invited by the Turkish General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Houses.