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:
The issue of radicalization leading to terrorism has become a crucial part of the political and academic agendas in Europe, confronted, especially in the last decade, not only to the threat from Jihadist terrorism but also with right/left wing violent extremism. Though violent radicalization is not a new phenomenon, its most recent manifestations require a
Abstract There is a growing field of studies on exit processes from extremist and militant organizations. At the same time, however, what is missing is a more developed oral history of exit processes in different European countries. Interviewing individuals who left the neo-Nazi movement five or ten years ago, we have studied and analyzed how
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 https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/what-we-do/networks/radicalisation_awareness_network/ran-calendar_en
The Austrian national security research project AWID is going to provide highly relevant additional perspectives and insights on preventive measures against radicalization and ideologies of degradation in the youth setting.
The Direcţia Naţională Anticorupţie (DNA) was established in order for Romania to lower its levels of political and high-level corruption, for the EU to be sure that as a newer member state, its policy-making and legislative bodies can be trusted – especially considering its role as a vanguard nation ‘gatekeeper’ to non-EU Europe. Romania pursued the
This article seeks to explore the ways that the internet has changed the crime organisation behind criminals, especially the development and organisation of transnational organised and virtual crimes? In seeking to answer these questions, we introduce a framework of models as ideal types for understanding these changes. It is a framework that reflects the evolution
In that regard, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe remains « deeply concerned about Islamic extremism as well as about extremism against Muslim communities in Europe » and already recognized in 2010 that « both phenomena reinforce each other » noting that « Islamic radicalism and manipulation of religious beliefs for political reasons oppose human rights and democratic