The European Crime Prevention Award (ECPA) and Best Practice Conference (BPC)

14 Dec 2016 to 15 Dec 2016

The highlight of the EUCPN year is the Best Practice Conference (BPC) for sharing and disseminating experience and knowledge of best practices in preventing crime and increasing safety and security in EU Member States. This conference is always held in connection with the European Crime Prevention Award (ECPA) contest. The conference consists of lectures and seminars as well as the presentation and discussion of the projects nominated for the ECPA contest. The ECPA aims to reward the best European crime prevention project. Policymakers, practitioners and researchers from all EU Member States, candidate countries and relevant organisations are usually present at the conference. The theme for the 2016 ECPA and BPC is 'Organized crime' with a special focus on'Prevention of crimes on elderly people'.

For more information, please contact the EUCPN Secretariat at


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Other upcoming events

7 Feb 2017

Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised by Insafe in February of each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people across the world.

26 Apr 2017 to 28 Apr 2017
The Hague

26-28 April 2017 Lowlands Solutions Netherlands (LSN) will be presenting a three-day, 24 hours, course on Counterterrorism (CT) and Applied Intelligence at the Park Hotel in The Hague, Netherlands.

This three day (24 hour) “hands-on” program will provide the attendee with a comprehensive overview of the phenomenon of terrorism, basic counterterrorism techniques and the fundamental difference between information and (applied) intelligence in which focus will be given to Financial Intelligence (dr. Nicholas Ridley), Cyber Security & Cyber Intelligence and Intelligence Analysis (IA).

19 Jun 2017 to 20 Jun 2017

The 22nd German Congress on Crime Prevention (GCOCP) including the 11th Annual International Forum (AIF) will take place at 19 and 20 June 2017 in Hanover/Germany.