The Belgian government has initiated a national network to increase resilience to radicalisation. Meanwhile at the beginning of June, a RAN joint event got young people involved in preventing radicalisation, and the German Congress on Crime Prevention provided an opportunity for RAN practitioners to learn directly from German CVE policy makers and practitioners. Also find out about forthcoming RAN events.
RAN Update 30 [334 KB]
Following a request from an EU Member State, the RAN CoE may:
Find out more information in our new leaflet.
Member State support leaflet [231 KB]
This handbook is a compilation of experiences shared during the RAN VVT meetings held from 2012 to 2015. All victims, victim organisations, practitioners and experts present at these meetings contributed to this handbook.
A new leaflet introduces the network and its activities, the RAN Centre of Excellence and the RAN working groups.
Leaflet [153 KB]
The European Commission has presented further steps to support EU countries in preventing and countering violent radicalisation leading to terrorism. The document outlines action in seven specific areas where cooperation at EU level could have added value:
News from Member State workshops investigating the challenges created by the refugee and migrant crisis to policies intended to counter violent extremism, plus updates from the recent RAN H&SC and RAN local meetings, a look at the GiveItUp4Ramadan campaign run by young people, and a look ahead to forthcoming events.
RAN Update 29 [258 KB]
New ex-post papers from the RAN YF&C, RAN EDU, RAN P&P, RAN LOCAL, RAN YF&C, RAN H&SC and RAN C&N Working Groups are available in the papers section.
The latest from the RAN EXIT, RAN POL, RAN YF&C, RAN EDU working groups and the Steering Committee. Plus a new RAN Centre of Excellence work stream bridges the gap between the needs of practitioners and research available on the prevention of radicalisation – and news from April’s thematic event: ‘Refugee and Migrant Crisis: challenges for CVE policy’.
RAN Update 28 [273 KB]
French and German versions of the "RAN Issue paper - The Root Causes of Violent Extremism" are now available. The translations can be found in the
The new RAN P&P Working Group paper provides oversight of – and insight into – the current line of thinking amongst European prison and probation practitioners, and provides advice to support decision-making processes.
The latest from the RAN LOCAL, RAN EDU and RAN P&P working groups, plus the European Remembrance Day for Victims of Terrorism, which took place on 11 March and was hosted by the European Commission.
RAN Update 27 [274 KB]
On 11 March, the European Commission and the Radicalisation Awareness Network Centre of Excellence are organising a dedicated event to mark the 12th European Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Terrorism. Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, will open the Brussels event, which brings together victims from recent and past terrorist attacks, victim associations, students, and high-level European dignitaries. The programme features testimonies from victims of attacks at the Bataclan, Paris, and in Spain, Norway, and Tunisia.
11 March marks the 12th anniversary of the Madrid train bombings that killed 191 and injured at least 1 800 people commuting to work. The European Union, together with the Radicalisation Awareness Network Centre of Excellence, has devoted 11 March to commemorating the victims of terrorist attacks in Europe and elsewhere in the world.
Joint Statement on the European Day of Remembrance of Victims of Terrorism by First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini, Commissioner Vera Jourova and Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos
Programme [469 KB]
French and German versions of the "RAN Collection of Approaches and Practices" document are now available. The translations can be found in the RAN Collection section.
The latest from the RAN H&SC, YF&C and C&N working groups, plus news from a Paris study visit arranged to deepen understanding of prison regimes – and in particular current French counter-radicalisation and deradicalisation/disengagement practices.
RAN Update 26 [300 KB]
Omar Ramadan of the RAN Centre of Excellence underlined the importance of prevent strategies to the ministers present, and emphasised the importance of identifying radicalisation early for counter terrorism strategies.
Presentation [139 KB]
The latest from the EXIT and C&N Working Groups, plus a round-up of a study visit to Germany and a ‘train the trainer’ workshop in Greece.
RAN Update 25 [289 KB]
A RAN Plenary meeting launches the work of the nine RAN Working Groups, and is quickly followed by individual Working Group kick-off meetings.
RAN Update 24 [338 KB]
A message to RAN participants following the 13 November terrorist attacks in Paris
Statement [280 KB]
The RAN Centre of Excellence is launched. First activities include calls for research, and for relevant centres and networks to get involved in a mapping exercise.
RAN Update 23 [291 KB]
RAN marks 100th event plus updates on recent activities
RAN Update 22 [191 KB]
Cross-cutting event: Dealing with foreign fighters - Challenges and good practices
RAN Update 21 [244 KB]
RAN Prevent’s Manifesto for Education with no less than 24 proposals
Press release [215 KB]
Fourth year of RAN and the RAN Centre of Excellence
RAN Update 20 [223 KB]
RAN representation at White House CVE Summit and update on other activities
RAN Update 19 [285 KB]
Halfway through the RAN’s third year
RAN Update 18 [274 KB]
Halfway through the RAN’s third year
RAN Update 17 [248 KB]
RAN offer for MSs and update on activities of Working Groups
RAN Update 16 [234 KB]
RAN Plenary and High Level Conference
RAN Update 15 [492 KB]
Working Group activities since the last RAN Update
RAN Update 14 [262 KB]
Making RAN more beneficial for Member States
RAN Update 13 [255 KB]
Cities Conference on Foreign Fighters to Syria
RAN Update 12 [232 KB]
Commission communication on radicalisation and RAN collection. Latest and upcoming RAN activities
RAN Update 11 [248 KB]
Progress on the RAN collection of promising practices, latest and upcoming RAN activities
RAN Update 10 [228 KB]
RAN collection of promising practices, foreign fighters, latest and upcoming RAN activities
RAN Update 9 [230 KB]
Progress on the preparation of the EU Programme to Prevent Radicalisation into Terrorism and Violent Extremism. Latest working group activities.
RAN Update 8 [245 KB]
RAN promising practices and EU Countering Violent Extremism programme. Latest working group activities.
RAN Update 7 [251 KB]
Follow up of the High Level Conference. RAN contributing to the preparation of an EU programme to counter violent extremism.
RAN Update 6 [227 KB]
RAN First Plenary meeting. High Level Conference: "empowering local actors to prevent violent extremism".
RAN Update 5 [667 KB]
RAN meetings. Following activities. Preparation work for the Plenary of the RAN and for the High Level Conference.
RAN Update 4 [241 KB]
Position papers of all working groups. Kick-off meetings of all working groups. Planned meetings. Plans for high-level conference.
RAN Update 3 [43 KB]
Greeting from Commissioner Malmström. Continued development of the working groups. RAN logo and website. Working group meetings RAN POL, RAN VVT and RAN DERAD. Planned meetings. Plans for high level conference. List of working group leaders.
RAN Update 2 [60 KB]
The first RAN update describes the establishment of eight working groups. First meetings (RAN POL, RAN VVT and RAN DERAD).
RAN Update 1 [39 KB]