Final Registration Call for the 'Visions for Europe: Crime Policing and Justice in the 21st Century' Conference

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10 March 2008

There are just two weeks left to register for the 'Visions for Europe: Crime, Policing and Justice in the 21st Century' conference, taking place in Lisbon, Portugal, from Monday 4 June until Wednesday 6 June 2007. Registration will close on Monday 7 May 2007. Delegates are urged to book now to avoid disappointment. Registration, hotel accommodation and meals will be provided free of charge by CEPOL. Delegates only need to cover their travel costs to Lisbon. Member States are invited to send four delegates and non-EU Member States, two delegates. The two and a half day conference, held at the High Institute of Criminal Police and Sciences in Lisbon, is open to police and law enforcement professionals from Member States as well as from candidate, associated and neighbouring countries. It is anticipated there will also be participants from South America and Africa. The programme will address critical issues relevant today to those enforcing the law, as well as provide an insight into future challenges. Speakers at the conference will include: Max-Peter Ratzel (Europol); José Luis Lopes da Mota (Eurojust); Gijs de Vries (Counter-Terrorism Coordinator for the Council of the European Union); Nunes de Almeida (European Commission Directorate-General for Justice, Security and Freedom); Professor Sebastian Roché (University of Grenoble); and António Vitorino (former European Commissioner for Justice and Home Affairs). During the conference there will also be a number of workshops on key topics, including:

  • The changing geopolitical landscape
  • Civil justice, rights and citizenship
  • Trans-national migration and immigration policy
  • Globalisation and global mass events (challenges for public order)
  • New technologies (ethical dilemmas; impact on society; hyperspace and virtual civil and criminal violations; cyber-crime challenges)
  • Crime, national security and new threats (the changing nature of crime and its impact on policing and crime investigation)
  • International terrorism and crime investigation challenges
  • International crime organisations - policing and crime investigation challenges
  • Trans-national policing and crime investigation challenges

The conference will be conducted in English, Portuguese and French with interpretation in all three languages. To register for the conference, please download the registration form or for further information, please contact Mrs Carla Pagês, email:

or telephone: + 351 21 9844204.


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European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
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