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

1 Jun 2016 to 3 Jun 2016
The Hague

On 1-3 June 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.


6 Jun 2016 to 7 Jun 2016

The 10th Annual International Forum within the 21st German Congress on Crime Prevention will take place on the 6th and 7th of June 2016 in Madgeburg.

7 Jun 2016 to 9 Jun 2016
European Union

The upcoming 2016 NMIOTC Annual Conference aims at providing opportunities to deepen and discuss issues related to the complexity of threats to maritime security represented by transnational organized crime at sea and to provide proposals and solutions related to this global security challenge.