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Global Terrorism Database (GTD)

The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) is an open-source database including information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 through 2017. START has compiled and published the Global Terrorism Database (GTD) for use by scholars, analysts, journalists, security professionals, and policy makers.

Round table « The fight against organized crime and terrorism »

The debate will address how Belgium and Italy have developed their expertise on the fight against organized crime and international terrorism and how they could exchange their respective best practices. The discussion will be introduced by the Ambassador of Italy to Belgium, Elena Basile, and the Rector of Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Caroline Pauwels. Key-note speakers will be:

6. November 2018: RAN EXIT and RVT

Leaving terrorism behind: Ensure recognising of the position of victims of terrorism and promote former extremists to return to society, as both are important values for a resilient democratic society. During the meeting best practices and current challenges on both fields will be presented. Target audience: exit workers and representatives victims of terrorism organisations

Potential success with Anti and De-radicalization programs

Far from the conventional method of “fighting fire with fire”, the AARHUS Project presents an alternative to put an end or at least reduced it to the minimum, the number of youngsters joining the Jihad cause. A project based on the combination of close and flexible collaborations between different entities and social institutions  involved with

The role of the Community Policing in fighting Organized Crime (OC) and Terrorism Networks (TN)

The police can play a proactive role in facilitating inter-agency coordination on preventing terrorism and countering violent extremism and radicalization, especially at the local level. Exchanging information with communities is essential for effective policing and prevention of terrorism. Community Policing (CP) is the Police phenomena of the moment. Several cities are implementing this proximity Police

The Vienna Network for Democratic Culture and Prevention

The Vienna Network for Democratic Culture and Prevention deals intensively with the topics extremism, radicalization and devaluation. The aim is to combat any form of group-related depreciation ideologies and antidemocratic attitudes. Furthermore, the network aims to protect young people from stigma and general suspicion. The Vienna Network works highly practical oriented but its activity is