5th World Congress – CALL FOR PAPERS

The World Congress on Probation and Parole is held every two years. It brings together experts, researchers and practitioners from around the world to promote and develop probation and community corrections through the sharing of practical and academic knowledge. The next event will be held September 28 – October 1, 2021.

You are cordially invited to submit an abstract for a presentation at the 5th World Congress on Probation and Parole!

This international event is being organized by the Canadian Criminal Justice Association, in collaboration with the Parole Board of Canada, the Correctional Service of Canada, Public Safety Canada, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. It will be held at the Delta Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Consider attending this networking opportunity to learn about the latest in probation and parole around the world.

The theme of the event will be “No One Left Behind: Building Community Capacity”. The Congress will explore the challenges, opportunities and success stories involved in building community capacity and sustaining partnerships that support successful reintegration for diverse groups of offenders in an evolving global environment.

Academics, researchers, students, community-based organizations, practitioners, and policy leaders are invited to submit presentation proposals relating to one or more of the sub-themes listed below. Please note that elements within the sub- themes are not exclusive. Other subjects can be added if they are connected to the main theme of “No one left behind: building community capacity”.


  • Offenders with mental health needs
  • Offenders from minority groups
  • Elderly offenders
  • Disabled offenders
  • Women offenders
  • Radicalized offenders
  • Partnerships
  • Young offenders
  • Long term offenders
  • Indigenous offenders
  • Staff Training
  • Public Awareness Strategies
  • High risk offenders Building community capacity

Presentation Types

  • Workshops
  • Short presentations
  • Scholarly poster presentation
  • Documentaries, short film, podcasts

Please submit proposals to CCJA (ccja- acjp@rogers.com) or fax to CCJA at +1 (613) 725-3720 or mail to 320 Parkdale Avenue, Suite #101, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1Y 4X9

For more information please visit: https://www.ccja-acjp.ca/pub/en/event/world-congress-2021/

Or you may download the Call for Papers: https://icpa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/CALL-FOR-PAPERS_SHORT_PDF.pdf