IN-CJ Seminar – Digitisation and Human Rights in Prisons

IN-CJ Seminar – Digitisation and Human Rights in Prisons

International Network – Criminal Justice Seminar

IN-CJ is hosting an International Seminar on: ‘Digitisation and Human Rights in Prisons’.

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

Key  presentations from Rubikon, Czech Republic + Steven van de Steene, France + Victoria Knight, United Kingdom

Followed by a Q&A Discussion

Date:  Thursday 28 January 2021

Time:  14.00 – 16.00 CET (13.00 GMT)

Visit our Eventbrite page to register for attendance.

Follow the discussion on our Live Stream via YouTube.

Issues to be 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 (5 mins)
  2. Digitisation Overview  – Victoria Knight (5 mins)
  3. Values Framework – Steven van de Steen and Victoria Knight (20 mins)
  4. Round Table – opportunity for reflection and comments (15 mins)
  5. Lived Experience – Service User Perspective – John Coster UK (10 mins)
  6. Audience – opportunity for questions and comments (10 mins)
  7. Questions and Concerns – NGO Perspective – Jana Smiggels Kavková (10 mins)
  8. Audience – opportunity for questions and comments (10 mins)
  9. Public Sector Perspective – Roman Šafránek, Czech Republic Prison Service (10 mins)
  10. Round Table discussion and Questions from Audience – Facilitator (20 mins)
  11. Conclusion (5 mins)

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