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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