European Prison Education Association
EPEA is working to promote sound principles and good practice for prison education in Europe ... and beyond
The European Prison Education Association is an organisation made up of prison educators, administrators, governors, researchers and other professionals whose interests lie in promoting and developing education and related activities in prisons throughout Europe in accordance with the recommendations of the Council of Europe.
EPEA is recognised by the Council of Europe as a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO). It is commited to working with prison administrations in Europe to further its aims, but is totally free-standing and independent.
Currently there are more than 850 EPEA members in 41 countries in Europe and elsewhere.
Apart from serving the aims of the organisation by encouraging the formation of national branches, etc. the EPEA organises a major international conference on prison education every two years.
EPEA is registered in Norway as an NGO and non profit organisation Registration nr BRREG.NO 889 028 432