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Radicalisation and other strategic challenges

20th Council of Europe Conference of Directors of Prison and Probation Services, Bucharest 9-10 June 2015 In June, Claudia Vogg and I had the privilege to attend the 20th Council of Europe Conference of Directors of Prison and Probation Services in Bucharest. The conference was attended by senior representatives from the Council’s committees such as…

European Commission written question and response

In April 2015, Jean Lambert MEP tabled a Written Question to the European Commission on behalf of Children of Prisoners Europe. The question, entitled “The multiple ways in which a parent’s imprisonment adversely impacts the rights of children and the EU’s commitment to ensuring that these rights are respected”, was written by COPE following a…

Exploratory research workshop on the rights of children of imprisoned parents

On 9 and 10 June 2015, Dr. Aisling Parkes and Dr. Fiona Donson (also of St. Nicholas Trust, Cork) hosted an Exploratory Research Workshop on the Rights of Children affected by Parental Imprisonment at the School of Law, University College Cork. This event was funded by the Irish Research Council’s New Foundations Scheme 2014. The…

UN Human Rights Council side event on children of incarcerated parents

In March, the Child Rights Connect Working Group on Children of Incarcerated Parents jointly with the African Union and the Permanent Mission of Uruguay held a side event at the UN Human Rights Council on children of incarcerated parents. Jorge Cardona from the Committee on the Rights of the Child spoke about the Committee’s evolving…

Morning Tears Germany: “Room to Bond” goes into its next phase

  Morning Tears is an international non profit organisation working to support children with imprisoned parents. The alliance has members in China, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and Italy. Morning Tears Germany is an affiliate of Children of Prisoners Europe. Recently, their Cologne-based project “Room to Bond”, which has received considerable…