"Reducing prison population: advanced tools of justice in Europe" will be aimed at improving the knowledge and at exchanging innovative measures of practices alternative to imprisonment, both in pre and in post trial phase.

Activities will regard the collection of information both from scientific literature and from field research activities in the 7 countries involved in the project - Italy, Bulgaria, Latvia, Great Britain (Scotland), Romania, France, Germany. Partnership will define Guidelines for the Implementation of Alternatives to Detention and Training Package targeted to professional staff working in services providing alternatives to prison settings.