Countering extremism and radicalisation is a major priority in the EU. The EU-funded PARTICIPATION project aims to prevent extremism, radicalisation and polarisation that can lead to violence through more effective social and education policies and interventions targeting at-risk groups. A new approach in research and preventive design will be used in this project, to propose concrete actions, policies and digital tools to empower policy actors in responding to a changing reality.
The PARTICIPATION project has published a new handbook for social labs, a collaborative approach to tackle complex social challenges in Europe and beyond. The handbook provides a practical guide for designing, implementing, and evaluating social labs, based on a three-year research process that involved 15 partners and 30 social labs across 13 countries.
The project NOTIONES is proud to present a new dissemination paper about the EC-funded research for fighting terrorist narratives. This paper descends from task T4.2 of NOTIONES and is authored by consortium partners Zanasi & Partners and Expert.AI. The paper reports on the EC-funded research to study and fight terrorist narratives, considering the outputs of
In the context of the global race for artificial intelligence, the European Union aims to strengthen its competitive position with respect to its main competitors – the United States and China – by anticipating them in the definition of a comprehensive regulatory framework on trustworthy AI that could become a global standard. Indeed, acting as
Open-Source-Intelligence (OSINT) represents a powerful instrument for collecting, analyzing, and making decisions about data accessible in publicly available sources for use in an intelligence context. OSINT offers to LEAs many benefits such as, among others, low costs of obtaining information due to the ever-increasing level of digitization and large amount of freely available information, automatization
On 19.05.2023 NOTIONES project organised another webinar, which was co-hosted by the popAI project. The topic of the event was developed based upon the existing concerns among security and intelligence practitioners that AI based algorithms can contain bias and therefore lead to discrimination when used in AI-powered policing. Moreover, surveillance and predictive policing through AI
On 20.04.2023 NOTIONES organised a second webinar with the PROTECTOR project
A joint webinar by the EU funded NOTIONES and UNCOVER projects
David S. Wall, Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, University of Leeds, UK (firstname.lastname@example.org) Abstract. The sudden disruption of work, recreation and leisure practices caused by the COVID-19 lockdown caught many organisations and their employees unaware, especially during the move towards working from home. This led adaptive cybercriminals to shift their own focus towards home workers
David S. Wall, University of Leeds In their Carbis Bay communique, the G7 announced their intention to work together to tackle ransomware groups. Days later, US president Joe Biden met with Russian president Vladimir Putin, where an extradition process to bring Russian cybercriminals to justice in the US was discussed. Putin reportedly agreed in principle,