At the end of October the first transnational meeting and the kick-off of the project “Languages Behind Bars” took place. Under the coordination of die Berater the partners met in Vienna to clarify the work-packages and the next steps for the project. Besides of the Austrian coordinator and BUPNET, partners from England, France, Bulgaria and the Netherlands take part. They have all background in working with inmates, inmates’ relatives or in umbrella-organisations.
Paul Talbot is the coordinator of LBB and has worked as a language trainer in correctional facilities. The rationale of this project is based on the high numbers of foreign national prisoners in European prisons. Continue reading