Migration and Home Affairs


RAN Calendar


The following events will take place over the coming weeks. Unless otherwise stated, attendance is by invitation only.

August 2018

  • 29-30 August 2018

    Augsburg, Germany

    Study visit

    Participants will learn about the local approach in the city of Augsburg to countering violent extremism.

    Target audience: local and regional CVE coordinators, other local professionals with a coordinating role in a local or regional CVE approach, such as exit workers, police officers, youth workers, family workers, social workers.

September 2018

  • 10-11 September 2018

    Nice, France

    RAN Young

    ‘Youth Empowerment in preventing radicalisation and violent extremism’

    Target audience: young people active in CVE in schools, political parties, youth centres, sports clubs, etc.

  • 11-12 September 2018

    Prague, Czech Republic


    Learning from adjacent fields: gangs’: participants will learn from the theoretical framework for working with gangs, as well to relevant lessons on methodology and inspiring practices.

    Target audience: EXIT workers

  • 13-14 September 2018

    Malmo, Sweden

    Study visit ‘Prevention of radicalisation in asylum seeker and refugee communities’

    The study visit will explore to what extent general prevention lessons apply to frontline practitioners working with communities, asylum seekers and refugees

    Target audience: practitioners who have experience in working with refugees and asylum seekers

  • 20-21 September 2018

    Dublin, Ireland

    Joint event RAN POL, RAN P&P

    Optimising Triple P: Police – Prison – Probation’: assessing cooperation between police, prison and probation as well as the resocialisation of former extremists.

    Target audience: police, prison and probation workers

  • 20-21 September 2018

    Helsinki, Finland

    RAN C&N

    The role of "informal actors" in preventing violent extremism’: the meeting aims to develop strategies and practical means to foster or upscale these already-effective ‘natural’ alternative/counter narratives.

    Target audience: youth, social and family workers

  • 20-21 September 2018

    Amsterdam, Netherlands


    Delivering testimonials effectively: the meeting will help individuals to improve the delivery of their testimonials, as well as giving victims of terrorist organisations tools to work on testimonials.

    Target audience: victims of terrorism, experts working in organisations helping victims of terrorism

  • 25 September 2018

    Brussels, Belgium

    Steering Committee

  • 27 September 2018

    Berlin, Germany


    How can political support help prevent radicalisation or violent extremism at local level?

    Target audience: local workers, political experts

  • 28 September 2018

    Berlin, Germany


    Working with local communities in CVE’: P&P event on engaging relevant local communities.

October 2018

  • 23-24 October 2018

    Berlin, Germany


    Right-wing extremism and schools’: to what extent is right-wing extremism apparent in classrooms and schools?

    Target audience: school workers

  • 25-26 October 2018


    RAN Study Visit ‘Learning from adjacent fields: Exploring the relation between hooliganism and extremism’

    The objective of the study visit is to explore the relationship between hooliganism and extremism.

    Target audience: Police officers, social workers and exit workers, who are involved in the prevention of hooliganism and the prevention of violent extremism.

  • 25-26 October 2018

    Milan, Italy

    RAN P&P

    ‘Prisoner Society’: an opportunity to discuss how to deal with external influences (e.g. attacks, polarisation) on prisoner society.

    Target audience: prison staff and experts on prisoner society.

  • 30-31 October 2018

    Zagreb, Croatia


    Multi-problem target group: the influence of mental health disorders and substance abuse on Exit work’: learning from experiences of working with a multi-problem target group, as well as from specific case studies. What practical lessons can be drawn? What can be learnt from adjacent fields that have experience in working with multi-problem groups?

    Target audience: Exit workers, health and social care professionals.

November 2018

  • 06 November 2018

    Vienna, Austria

    RAN EXIT and RVT

    Leaving terrorism behind: Ensure recognising of the position of victims of terrorism and promote former extremists to return to society, as both are important values for a resilient democratic society. During the meeting best practices and current challenges on both fields will be presented.

    Target audience: exit workers and representatives victims of terrorism organisations.

  • 07-08 November 2018

    Paris, France


    RAN LOCAL Academy: what is the role of local coordinators in the prevention of radicalisation?

    Target audience: local workers

  • 07-08 November 2018

    Vienna, Austria

    RAN EXIT and H&SC

    ‘A multi-problem target group: the influence of mental health disorders and substance abuse on EXIT work’: an opportunity to learn from others’ experiences of working with a multi-problem target group, including specific case studies.

  • 08-09 November 2018

    Lisbon, Portugal


  • 14 November 2018

    Brussels, Belgium

    Steering Committee

  • 15-16 November 2018

    Lisbon, Portugal


    Primary education, young children and extremist influences’: the focus will be on primary schools dealing with children who live in an extremist environment.

    Target audience: education professionals, educators, experts from other RAN working groups

  • 22 November 2018

    Paris, France

    POL and P&P

    Optimising Triple P (Police – Prison – Probation)’: it will be an opportunity to present recommendations and inspiring practices on optimising the cooperation and synergy between police, prison and probation.

    Target audience: policemen, prison and probation workers, policy makers

  • 22-23 November 2018

    Paris, France

    RAN C&N

    Communications to drive offline interventions’: the meeting will discuss different approaches to communication.

    Target audience: youth workers, social workers, NGO employees

  • 29-30 November 2018

    Manchester, UK

    RAN YF&C

    Working with men in prevention and disengagement from violent extremism’: the meeting will discuss the influence of role models.

    Target audience: researchers, experts in gender issues

  • 29-30 November 2018

    Helsinki, Finland


    Review of RAN Collection practices’: this meeting is intended to strengthen links within the RAN network by providing value for RAN practitioners.

    Target audience: young people active in CVE in schools, political parties, youth centres, sport clubs, etc. and project managers of reviewed practices

December 2018

  • 06-07 December 2018

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    RAN H&SC

    Methods for evidence-based approaches to prevention activities and countering violent extremism within the social and health domain’: the meeting will discuss different approaches to measure and evaluate the work of professionals in (mental) health and social care.

    Target audience: social workers and health care practitioners, researchers, academics

  • 10-11 December 2018

    Manchester, UK


    Preventing revictimisation’: participants will seek to define ‘revictimisation’ and look at ways to prevent this phenomenon.

    Target audience: experts working in organisations in contact with victims of terrorism