Welcome to ERA – Academy of European Law




Shopping basket
Grafik-Link: Button Login.
0 pages
0 articles




Framework Decision 909 and its Impact on the Transfer of Prisoners

Morning sessions

Online, 7 July 2021 – 9 July 2021
(simultaneous interpretation)
Event number:

Area of law:


This seminar, which forms part of a series of five co-funded by the European Commission on enhancing cross-border mutual legal assistance and recognition of decisions within the context of detention, will focus on the purpose and actual and practical use of Framework Decision 909 on the imposition of custodial sentences and their enforcement in relation to prisoner transfers and probation. Issues with its proper use and how it interacts with the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) will also be examined, as will the situation of foreign national prisoners.

Key topics

  • Framework Decision 909: its purpose, actual and practical use
  • Best practice and mutual trust and recognition of judicial decisions
  • The interaction of Framework Decision 909 with other mutual legal assistance instruments, in particular the EAW and probationary measures
  • Foreign national prisoners
  • Workshops on Framework Decision 909, foreign national prisoners and the EAW

Participation conditions

  • Participation fee: No fee for judges, prosecutors, prison and probation officers,
    €70 for lawyers.
  • The number of places available is limited (40 places). Participation will be subject to a selection procedure.
  • A response will be sent to every applicant after the deadline.

Who should attend?

Judges, prosecutors, lawyers, prison and probation staff from eligible EU Member States (Denmark does not participate in the Justice Programme 2014-2020) and eligible Candidate Countries (Albania and Montenegro).

Interactive online seminar

The seminar will be hosted on the Zoom videoconferencing platform. The highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate actively in the best-quality videoconferencing environment available. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-quality speakers and other participants. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive training experience.

Mailing List




Conference Organisers
ERA (Ramin Farinpour) in cooperation with the Judicial School of the General Council of the Judiciary, Barcelona; the European Organisation of Prison and Correctional Services (EuroPris); the Confederation of European Probation (CEPS).


Ramin Farinpour

Elisabeth Greenwood



  • Logo: Facebook
  • Logo: Twitter
  • Logo: Youtube
  • Logo: LinkedIn