Countering the misuse of gaming-related content & spaces: Inspiring practices and opportunities for cooperation with tech companies, November 2022
Video games, in-game communication features, gaming (-adjacent) platforms and other gaming-related content can support P/CVE efforts and contribute to more positive, healthy and safe experiences for players and users of all ages.
RAN HEALTH Personality disorders and mental illnesses with implications in preventing violent extremism, Helsinki 20-21 July 2022
Personality disorders and mental illnesses present amongst radicalised individuals bring additional challenges to prevention of violent extremism (PVE) efforts.
RAN PRISONS The role of multi-agency cooperation in dealing with female returnees in prison and protecting the rights of children with imprisoned parents, 5-6 April 2022
While the number of women returning or repatriated from terrorist organisations and conflict zones to the European Union (EU) has grown in recent years, the related prosecution and conviction rates are still low.
Dealing with returned women in the Western Balkans: challenges and opportunities from a practitioner’s perspective, August 2022
The paper focuses on the four case studies of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of North Macedonia and Kosovo* due to their relevance in the region when it comes to working with a significant number of cases of returned women, availability of different types of programmes...
RAN C&N Digital frontrunners: Key challenges and recommendations for online P/CVE work, Riga 16-17 June 2022
Working online has become increasingly important across almost all fields of work, especially since the outbreak of the COVID pandemic in 2020 when working from home became mandatory for many people.
Gender-specificity in practical P/CVE: Reviewing RAN Practitioners’ activities in 2021, September 2022
Gendered approaches in preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE) have been a topic of
professional debate for some time. Practitioners, academics and policymakers are increasingly aware of the need to formulate gender-specific responses.
RAN in the Western Balkans, Working with violent extremist or terrorist offenders along the prison-exit continuum, online meeting 30 March 2022
Dealing with imprisoned or recently released violent extremist or terrorist offenders (VETOs), including returned foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs), is a relatively new challenge for the societies in the Western Balkans.
Until recently, rehabilitation work in the context of preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE) has predominantly taken place in face-to-face, in-person settings.
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 in the Western Balkans, CSOs engaging in the prevention and countering of ethno-nationalism and violent right-wing extremism Belgrade, 24-25 March 2022
CSOs1 have been alarmed by the increasing threat of violent right-wing extremism (VRWE) and the possible evolution of the “normalisation” of non-violent right-wing extremism (RWE) and its inseparable trait - ethnonationalism both in the Western Balkans (WBs) and in the EU.