International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA)
|ECOSOC Status:||Special Consultative|
|Type:||NGO working on Crime|
340 Laurier Avenue West, Box 44
Office of the President
5 Redheughs Rigg
|UN Languages:||English, French|
||-Promoting, maintaining and strengthening co-operation between individuals, institutions, organizations and associations interested in corrections and criminal justice policies which affect corrections and prisons.
-Encouraging the involvement of victims, offenders' families, volunteer organizations and other elements of the community in finding helpful and workable solutions to correctional and criminal justice issues.
-Promoting best practices.
-Organizing conferences, seminars and workshops.
-Being a centre for the dissemination of information and literature on activities and research.
-Promoting co-operation and collaborative initiatives between jurisdictions in areas of common interest.
-Encouraging and promoting research.
-Promoting staff exchanges and study visits between interested jurisdictions.
-Enhancing public education, understanding and involvement in correctional matters.
-Providing support for, collaborating with, and generally facilitating the work of bilateral and multilateral agencies providing technical assistance or training.
-Promoting the study of correctional matters at a tertiary level of education.