Sport and prison

05.03.2013 - The Andorran Minister for Justice and the Interior, Mr Xavier Espot Zamora, is today attending a seminar in Strasbourg on the subject of sport in European prisons.

The seminar, entitled “Overview of sport in European prisons: how the penitentiary rules in relation to sport are implemented in practice ”, has been organised, under the auspices of the Andorran Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers, by the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS) in co-operation with the Council of Europe’s Council for Penological Co-operation (PC-CP).

The experts attending this seminar will be examining the positive role which sport can play during imprisonment to facilitate prisoners’ re-integration into society after release from prison. (more...)