RAN LOCAL Papers (31)RSS
The Media and Polarisation in Europe: Strategies for Local Practitioners to Address Problematic Reporting, May 2023
This report will consider aspects of the media that may contribute to polarisation, current dynamics of the news media consumption in Europe, trends affecting these dynamics, and approaches that practitioners could adopt to design effective responses.
Mapping of primary prevention approaches in southern EU Member States, May 2023
This specialised paper is intended for P/CVE practitioners, who are defined as skilled professionals, and sometimes volunteers, who design and implement various P/CVE strategies, programmes and projects.
RAN Practitioners Study Visit - Racially and Ethnically Motivated Violent Extremism (REMVE)/Violent Right-wing Extremism (VRWE) in the US and EU, New York City 15-16 March 2023
Participants of this two-day study visit jointly took stock of established practices as well as continuing challenges across primary, secondary and tertiary prevention before specifically looking into P/CVE structures in the context of law enforcement, mental health, rehabilitation and...
RAN LOCAL online meeting: How to prevent and mitigate anti-government extremism at the local level? Restoring normality, rebuilding trust and networks at the local level, online, 06-10 March 2023
The meeting brought together local and regional coordinators from 11 Member States to exchange perspectives on anti-government extremism and how it manifests in their respective cities or regions.
RAN LOCAL Pulse Taking: What Are Local Effects of Recent Developments on P/CVE? Helsinki 15-16 November 2022
This paper presents the main conclusions of 2 days of presentations and lively group discussions. On day 1, participants discussed the new developments and political conflicts that might escalate and radicalise into violent extremism and terrorism.
Manual for Responses to returning foreign terrorist fighters and their families 2nd Edition, 2022
This manual outlines responses to FTFs and their families, returning or planning to return to their home countries within the EU, from terrorist conflict zones such as Syria and Iraq. When the term “returnees” is used in this manual, it refers to FTFs and their families (women and children).
RAN LOCAL How to deal with the local impact of online (extremist) activities, Barcelona 16-17 June 2022
The digital ecosystem is becoming both ever more complex and therefore equally important for practitioners to understand.
RAN LOCAL Preventing possible violence based on anti-government extremism on the local level, online meeting 24-25 March 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated a momentum for different narratives that are based on the idea of distrusting governments and political policies.
Small-scale expert meeting Dealing with (potential) dissemination of extremist ideology and radicalisation within unofficial prayer rooms, online meeting 30 March 2022
The RAN small-scale meeting on ‘Dealing with dissemination of extremist ideology and radicalisation within unofficial prayer rooms’ took place on 30 March 2022. This meeting brought together first-line practitioners with experience with unofficial and official prayer rooms.
RAN Study Visit Dortmund The long-term P/CVE strategy of a ‘radicalisation hotbed’, online meeting 28-29 September 2021
Violent extremism is a global issue, but the start of a radicalisation process often takes place in a local context. Cities or neighbourhoods that at first sight appear to have similar socio-geographic characteristics do not always turn out to be a similarly ‘fertile’ breeding ground...