RAN in the WBs Study Visit - Management of Returnee Foreign Terrorist Fighters and their Family Members, Berlin 28-29 April 2022
This paper captures the main insights from a study visit to Berlin, where expert participants from the Western Balkans entered into exchange with their Berlin counterparts and with each other.
This paper aims to fill in these gaps in knowledge and assist organisations in this regard. The foremost priority of P/CVE efforts, including victims’/survivors' voices, remains the victims/survivors, their well-being, and their sense of ease with the entire process in the lead-up to, and during,...
On 20 and 21 June 2023, the RAN Mental Health Working Group meeting on trauma, violent extremism and masculinity took place in Bologna, Italy. Participants formulated practical insights and tips on how to work with traumatised individuals in P/CVE...
RAN POL - Scenario planning and police capacities for future prevention and countering of violent extremism, Zagreb 25-26 May 2023
The paper summarises the conclusions of the RAN POL Working Group’s meeting on 25 and 26 May 2023, in Zagreb, Croatia. Police experts from various Member States came together to assess and explore scenarios for the year 2028 and discuss what capacities the police need...
RAN Y&E Meeting - How can youth practitioners deal with current polarisation around masculinity?, Berlin 12-13 June 2023
The paper presents the key findings of the RAN Y&E Working Group meeting that took place in Berlin on 12 and 13 June. The aim was for practitioners in youth work and education to get more insight into the phenomenon of ‘hypermasculinity’ and the extent to which this narrative is a concern for P/CVE.
The paper describes the outcomes of the online small-scale expert meeting held on 27 June 2023 to explore a topic that all P/CVE practitioners grapple with: ethics. Participants discussed the different contexts in which they carry out their work, the ethical questions they have encountered...
RAN in the Western Balkans Study Visit - Managing the Needs of Child Returnees, Paris 09-10 May 2023
This paper provides an overview of the French approach to the management and reintegration of child returnees, outlining the different actors involved and the challenges encountered so far.
The paper will provide an overview of online radicalisation trends and responses in the Western Balkans, including key narratives, actors, networks and online dissemination strategies, as well as relevant practices to address vulnerabilities and recommendations for practitioners.
RAN LOCAL Working Group meeting - The future and position of local P/CVE strategies and approaches, Budapest 08-09 June 2023
The overall objective of this meeting was to establish an outline of the changes in the extremist landscape, identify the challenges and offer potential recommendations for adaptation.
RAN C&N Working Group meeting - How to respond to disinformation in public communications from the perspective of frontline practitioners, 27-29 March 2023
This online RAN Communication and Narratives (C&N) Working Group meeting explored how the (online) street knowledge of first-line practitioners can be used to improve public communications to combat mis- or disinformation.