IN-CJ Podcast 009 – Digitisation in Prisons Webinar Part 2

IN-CJ Podcast 009 – Digitisation in Prisons Webinar Part 2

This is a podcast of the second part of the live stream of the IN-CJ Webinar on: ‘Digitisation and Human Rights in Prisons’.

With a panel of experts and practitioners we discussed how digital change in prisons has accelerated rapidly in 2020, and where it will take us in the coming year?  We asked what are the policy and practice challenge that are being faced by criminal justice advocates, managers and policymakers across Europe?

Key  presentations were from Rubikon, Czech Republic + Steven van de Steene, France + Victoria Knight, United Kingdom, which were followed by a Q&A Discussion

Issues coveredvalues and ethics of digitisation in prisons; development of communication tools in prison settings around the world; impact on prisoners and staff of digital agenda; practice implications of on-line interviews – opportunities to question seminar experts.

Programme for Seminar:

  1. Welcome and Introduction –  Facilitator – John Scott
  2. Digitisation Overview  – Victoria Knight
  3. Values Framework – Steven van de Steen and Victoria Knight
  4. Round Table – opportunity for reflection and comments
  5. Lived Experience – Service User Perspective – John Coster UK
  6. Audience – opportunity for questions and comments
  7. Questions and Concerns – NGO Perspective – Jana Smiggels Kavková
  8. Audience – opportunity for questions and comments
  9. Public Sector Perspective – Roman Šafránek, Czech Republic Prison Service
  10. Round Table discussion and Questions from Audience – Facilitator
  11. Conclusion

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