4 November 2021

Training prison staff and working with foreign national prisoners: meeting the challenge

Barcelona, November 4th, 2021, h 10-13 

Salón de Grados, Law Department - University of Barcelona (Av. Diagonal 684)

The Faculty of Law of the University of Barcelona will host a seminar  to share the results of the B-Competent project and to explore the initiatives and work being carried out by the Central and Catalan penitentiary administrations, as well as by the Ombudsman of Catalonia in the field of foreign prisoners's rights .



10:00 – 10:15 Opening speech by Dr. Xavier Pons Rafols (Dean, Law School)

10:15 – 11:00 Presentation of Project progress and milestones B-Competent. Boosting Competences in Penitentiary Staff in Europe Prof. Alejandro Forero, Project researcher

11:00 - 11:20 Intervention by Dr. Jaume Saura Estapà (Deputy Director fo the Síndic de Greuges - Catalan Ombudsman)

11:20 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 11:50 Intervention by Sr. Sergi Blàzquez i Quevedo (Secretary of Penal Measures, Reinsertion and Attention to Victims of the Generalitat of Catalonia).

11:50 - 12:10 Intervention by Sr. Máximo Martínez Bernal (Deputy Director of Treatment of the C.I.S Granada).

12:10 – 12:40 Discussion

12:40 Closure. Dr. Iñaki Rivera Beiras (Project IP)


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