Workshop „Community Dialogue – Preventing Radicalisation in Local Communities and Among Youth“

In cooperation with the Faculty of Criminalistics, Criminology and Security Studies of the University of Sarajevo, RCC will on September 18th gather in Sarajevo students from Bihac, Banjaluka, Tuzla, Zenica, Mostar and Sarajevo in order to discuss early signs of radicalisation in local communities and among youth. The aim of this event is to generate a constructive debate on societal context of local radicalisation, as well as the necessity for developing a strong referral mechanism for not only detecting but also preventing radicalisation narratives among youth.  This event is organized within the IPA II 2016 Regional Action on P/CVE in the Western Balkans.

For more information please visit RCC website here.

Resilience of children against radicalisation

The meeting, organized by the Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN) will discuss a call to action urging practitioners and policy-makers to join efforts and apply recommendations to increase resilience among children who are vulnerable to radicalization.

For more information please visit the RAN website here.

Regional Expert Workshop and Conference “Countering online radicalization in the context of cyber security”

Between 17- 18 April 2018 the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) is organising a two-day regional workshop and conference, entitled “Countering online radicalisation in the context of cybersecurity” in Belgrade, Serbia.

The event will be divided into four panels, during which experts and participants from the region and the European Union, will address questions and share experiences related to online terrorist and violent extremist propaganda, fake news and hate speech, cyber-attacks and other.

For more information please visit RCC website here.

FIRST LINE Practitioners Dealing with Radicalisation Issues – Awareness Raising and Encouraging Capacity Building in the Western Balkan Region

The aim is to improve the early exchange of intelligence at the international level, introduce unified international standards for the investigation and prosecution of the criminal offence of terrorism, and guarantee secure and lawful exchange of personal data. Specific project objectives:

  1. enhance capability for recognising main threats and aspects which promote radicalisation;
  2. assist in better understanding of international/EU best practices and policies dealing with radicalisation and recruitment;
  3. raise awareness at the strategic and systemic levels, thus enabling the relevant stakeholders to use the measures for identifying the triggering factors of radicalisation;
  4. support countries to be able to identify their own potential, competent stakeholders and their role;
  5. transfer best practices developed with an array of approaches, lessons learned and practices when they are appropriate for targeted countries,;
  6. enable regular exchange of information via the SIENA network (i.e. Europol’s Secure Information Exchange Network Application) and the exchange of best practices, modi operandi in operational best practices via the CTI network.