15 November 2021

B-COMPETENT is launching a new free online Train-the-trainer seminar in Spain for prison staff

European standards related to the management and treatment of Foreign prisoners, with a special focus on foreign women's conditions in prison

Online Seminar

15 nov 2021 h 10:00 AM, Madrid

Language: Spanish

This online free seminar, which forms part of a series of 6 Train-the-Trainer workshops developed within the European project B-COMPETENT, will focus on international and European standards and principles related to  fundamental rights of Foreign National Prisoners.  A special attention will be placed on the rights and needs of foreign women in prison

The workshop will be led by B-COMPETENT trainers, with the participation of Dr. Xabier Etxebarria Zarrabeitia, (U. Complutense de Madrid), who address country-specific issues from an international perspective, focusing on best practices exchange and case studies. 

The webinar will be delivered in Spanish.

Participants will be actively involved through Q&A sessions with experts. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive experience.


10:00 – 10:15: Welcome speech
10:15- 10:45: Presentation of the Project and the Workshop
Dr. Mónica Aranda and Dr. Alejandro Forero (B-ComPetent reseachers)

10:45 - 12:00: European standards in working with foreign prisoners. Special attention to the needs of women.
Dr. Xabier Etxebarria Zarrabeitia, (U. Complutense de Madrid)
12:00 – 12:30: Discussion
12:30: Closure

Who should attend?

The seminar is open to:

  • prison administration authorities and managers 
  • prison staff trainers
  • educators, psychologists, cultural mediators
  • lawyers
  • prison officers
  • social workers and other civilian staff dealing with Foreign Nationals in prison settings

How to apply?

The free seminar will be delivered via Zoom Platform. Registration required at:


Once registered, you will receive a confirmation via mail with instructions to join the Seminar. 


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