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RAN Spotlight

Spotlight is a quarterly publication for the RAN’s network of practitioners. Each edition throws a spotlight on different issues, from mental health to Violent Right-Wing Extremism.

Generelle publikationer7 Oktober 2022
Spotlight on Schools and Education | October 2022

The main role of schools and universities is to prepare young people for adulthood and to become active citizens and positive members of society. In so doing, their role is to ensure that young people are equipped with the skills, tools and knowledge necessary to access opportunities and succeed in...

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Generelle publikationer7 Oktober 2022
Spotlight on COVID-19, Violent Extremism and Anti-Government Movements | October 2022

Fuelled by the COVID-19 pandemic and the corresponding measures taken by governments and authorities, there has been a surge in anti-government action throughout Europe.

Spotlight on COVID-19, Violent Extremism and Anti-Government Movements | October 2022
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Generelle publikationer30 August 2022
Spotlight on Prisons | August 2022

The number of individuals incarcerated in prisons across Europe for violent extremism and terrorist-related offences – including both those convicted of domestic terrorism and returned foreign terrorist fighters – has increased in recent years. 

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Generelle publikationer17 Juni 2022
Spotlight on Ukraine | June 2022

THERE is growing concern among policy makers and practitioners alike about the potential security impact of the war in Ukraine on the EU and its Member States. 

Spotlight on Ukraine | June 2022
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Generelle publikationer25 April 2022
Spotlight on Polarisation | April 2022

In this Spotlight, RAN practitioners and experts from outside of the network, share their insights on the polarisation challenge facing EU Member States today, and some of their work in addressing it. 

Spotlight on Polarisation | April 2022
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  • Spotlight - POLARISIERUNG | April 2022

    Ereignisse und Krisen, sowohl innerhalb als auch außerhalb der EU – wie z. B. die COVID-19-Pandemie, die Rückkehr der Taliban in Afghanistan und der Krieg in der Ukraine – können einen bedeutenden polarisierenden Effekt auf Gemeinschaften quer durch Europa haben. 

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  • Spotlight - POLARISATION | Avril 2022

    Les événements et les crises, tant à l’intérieur qu’à l’extérieur de l’UE - tels que la pandémie de COVID-19, le retour des talibans en Afghanistan et la guerre en Ukraine - peuvent avoir un effet de polarisation important sur les communautés de toute l’Europe.

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Generelle publikationer15 Marts 2022
Spotlight on the Digital Ecosystem | March 2022

In this Spotlight, RAN practitioners and experts from outside of the network, share their insights on the digital ecosystem, and their work in addressing some of the digital challenges it presents.

Spotlight on the Digital Ecosystem | March 2022
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  • Spotlight - Digitales Ökosystem | Marsch 2022

    IM LAUFE der letzten ein bis zwei Jahrzehnte hat sich die Welt digitalisiert, und terroristische sowie extremistische Gruppen haben sich an diese neuen Realitäten schneller angepasst, als wir reagieren konnten.

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  • Spotlight - Écosystème numérique | Mars 2022

    Ces dix à vingt dernières années, le monde a connu une véritable transformation numérique. Au cours de cette période, les terroristes et les extrémistes ont su s’adapter aux nouvelles réalités en gardant une longueur d’avance sur nous.

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Generelle publikationer14 Januar 2022
Spotlight on the Lone Actor challenge | January 2022

As RAN Practitioners enters into a new year, Europe continues to straddle the ongoing battle between keeping societies and communities as open as possible, against the continual threat and disruption posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Spotlight on the Lone Actor challenge | January 2022
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  • Spotlight - Das wachsende Problem mit EinzeltäterInnen | Januar 2022

    Am Beginn eines neuen Jahres für RAN Practitioners hat Europa weiterhin die Aufgabe, einen Ausgleich zwischen der größtmöglichen Offenheit von Gesellschaft und Gemeinschaften und der andauernden Bedrohung und Störung durch die Corona-Pandemie zu schaffen. 

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  • Spotlight - Le défi de l’évolution des acteurs isolés | Janvier 2022

    Alors que les praticiens du RAN entament une nouvelle année, l’Europe est toujours tiraillée entre l’envie de faire en sorte que les sociétés et les communautés soient les plus ouvertes possibles et la menace et les bouleversements provoqués par la pandémie de COVID-19.

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Generelle publikationer6 December 2021
Spotlight on Conspiracy Narratives & Disinformation | December 2021

The propagation and proliferation of conspiracy narratives and disinformation is not a new phenomenon. It is an ongoing and systemic risk. However, in recent years, terrorist and extremist groups have increasingly utilised conspiracy ideologies as a tool for the radicalisation and recruitment of...

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  • Spotlight on Conspiracy Narratives & Disinformation | December 2021
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Generelle publikationer1 Oktober 2021
Spotlight on Family members and children of Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTFs) | October 2021

Following the collapse of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Europe saw the return of Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTFs), and their families, who had left EU Member States to fight in Iraq and Syria. 

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  • Spotlight on Familienmitglieder und Kinder von Ausländischen Terroristischen Kämpferinnen (FTFS) | Oktober 2021

    Syrien (ISIS) sind ausländische terroristische KämpferInnen (Foreign Terrorist Fighters, FTF), die Europa verlassen hatten, um im Irak und in Syrien zu kämpfen, sowie ihre Familien in die EU-Mitgliedstaaten zurückgekehrt.

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  • Spotlight on Famille et Enfants de Combattants Terroristes Étrangers (FTFS) | Octobre 2021

    Après l’effondrement de l’État islamique (ISIS) en Irak et en Syrie, l’Europe a assisté au retour des combattants terroristes étrangers (FTF) et de leurs familles, qui avaient quitté les États membres de l’UE pour se battre en Irak et en Syrie.

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Generelle publikationer13 September 2021
Spotlight on Emerging threats | September 2021

As vaccination programmes continue to be rolled out across Europe, and government restrictions in some places relaxed, we can begin to contemplate life after COVID.

However, the work to address some of the long-lasting consequences of the pandemic on individuals and communities has only just begun.

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  • Spotlight on AUFKOMMENDE BEDROHUNGEN | September 2021

    Jetzt, wo die Impfprogramme in ganz Europa voranschreiten und die staatlichen Beschränkungen vielerorts gelockert werden, können wir beginnen, über das Leben nach Covid nachzudenken.

    Für an vorderster Front tätige PraktikerInnen hat die Arbeit zur Bewältigung der langfristigen Folgen der Pandemie...

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  • Spotlight on MENACES ÉMERGENTES | Septembre 2021

    Alors que les programmes de vaccination sont mis en œuvre dans toute l’Europe et que les restrictions gouvernementales, dans certaines zones, s’assouplissent, nous pouvons commencer à envisager la vie après la COVID.

    Toutefois, le travail visant à atténuer certaines des conséquences à long terme de...

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Generelle publikationer7 September 2021
Spotlight on 10 Year Anniversary | August 2021

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN).

To commemorate and celebrate this momentous occasion, we have produced a special edition Spotlight magazine, which takes a look back at the past ten years of RAN, and looks ahead to the future. 

 

 

 

Spotlight on 10 Year Anniversary | August 2021
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  • Spotlight on 10-Jähriges Jubiläum | August 2021

    In diesem Jahr feiert das Radicalisation Awareness Network (kurz RAN) sein zehnjähriges Bestehen.

    Mit dieser Sonderausgabe zum Jubiläum möchten wir zum Einen Rückschau halten auf das vergangene Jahrzehnt und zum Anderen einen Ausblick auf bevorstehende Projekte geben.

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  • Spotlight on Dixième Anniversaire | Août 2021

    Cette année marque le dixième anniversaire du Réseau de sensibilisation à la radicalisation (RAN).

    Dans ce numéro de Spotlight, des membres actuels et anciens du RAN, des responsables de Groupe de travail et la Commission européenne se penchent sur les raisons ayant motivé la création de ce réseau...

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Generelle publikationer7 September 2021
Spotlight on Mental Health | July 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a galvanising and accelerating effect on factors that contribute to the P/CVE challenge.

The pandemic has galvanised the radicalising efforts of terrorist and extremist groups and focused their efforts on how to recruit individuals to their cause.

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  • Spotlight on Mental Health | July 2021
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Generelle publikationer26 Maj 2021
Spotlight on Digital Challenges | April 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a seismic global event that has caused devastating social and economic disruption, impacting communities and individuals across Europe.

As a result, the pandemic has brought about a rapid pace of change, both to the way that we live and the way that we work.

Spotlight on Digital Challenges
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  • Spotlight on Digital Challenges | April 2021
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Generelle publikationer26 Maj 2021
Spotlight on Youth engagement | March 2021

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has given new opportunities for violent extremists and terrorists to radicalise and recruit.

During the pandemic they have particularly targeted vulnerable young people – who are spending more and more time online – through gaming platforms and chat rooms.

 

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  • Spotlight on Youth engagement | March 2021
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Generelle publikationer26 Maj 2021
Spotlight on Prisons Rehabilitation and Reintegration | December 2020

The ongoing Covid pandemic has given new opportunities for violent extremists to radicalise and recruit.

The proliferation of conspiracy theories and radicalising narratives has increased, while recent attacks in Austria, France and Germany show that the terrorist threat is still very present.

 

Spotlight on Prisons Rehabilitation and Reintegration
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  • Spotlight on Prisons Rehabilitation and Reintegration | December 2020
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Generelle publikationer26 Maj 2021
Spotlight on COVID and P/CVE | November 2020

COVID is a seismic global event that has dramatically changed the world we live in. The impact of the pandemic has been wideranging and far-reaching.

Beyond the effects of the virus itself, the social and economic consequences have been great.

 

Spotlight on COVID and P/CVE
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  • Spotlight on COVID and P/CVE | November 2020
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