Strengthening Efforts to Prevent and Counter Violent Extremism

Good Practices and Lessons Learned for a Comprehensive Approach to Rehabilitation and Reintegration of VEOS

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This publication is based on the work conducted and the knowledge collected by UNICRI in the past 15 years by implementing counter-terrorism projects. The book will contribute to the PVE/CVE international debate, especially concerning lessons learned and challenges in the rehabilitation and reintegration efforts of violent extremists. Topics discussed are: A pathway model towards a comprehensive rehabilitation and reintegration program; Engagement with multiple stakeholders across an array of different sectors, including government, civil society, the private sector, academia, and regional and international institutions; Various and diverse national and regional strategies/action plans; Risk assessments in the field of countering radicalization of violent extremist offenders (VEOs) in prisons; The importance of research in the design of rehabilitation and reintegration programs in prisons.



Designing National Strategies/Action Plans in the field of CT - P/CVE

Nowadays, terrorism is one of the world’s biggest challenges. It has progressively turned into a severe threat to international and national security, as well as a major concern for a number of governments and communities. In addition, its evolving nature — in terms of drivers, financing sources and mechanisms, targets and modus operandi — makes it difficult to both predict how it will manifest globally and to reach a consensus on a comprehensive definition. This contributes to the complexity and fragmentation of the international counter-terrorism framework.


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