CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIME POLICY BETWEEN HUMAN RIGHTS AND EFFECTIVE CRIME CONTROL
9 – 12 September 2009
The ESC Conferences are definitively Europe no. 1 meeting point for eminent lecturers, researches and other professionals from the field of criminology. The 2009 organizing institutions agreed on devoting the utmost attention to the dilemma of exploring the effectiveness of crime policy and protection of human rights. The crime policy has been facing a major problem today: whether or not a balance could be found between the standards of human rights protection in this area and the ever stronger demand for greater effectiveness which – as far as we are aware of – could be achieved only at the expense of the former.