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RAN Calendar

  

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

May 2018

  • 15-16 May 2018

    Lisbon, Portugal

    RAN LOCAL

    Learning from adjacent fields (hooligans, sects, criminal youth gangs, school): what are the similarities?

    Target audience: local P/CVE coordinators, local policy-makers and practitioners, local coordinators and academics from adjacent fields.

  • 17 May 2018

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    RAN YF&C

    The evaluation of family support projects’: following the establishment of a a database of approaches to working with families, the meeting will be an opportunity to discuss tools for evaluating individual programmes.

    Target audience: family support experts

  • 22 May 2018

    Brussels, Belgium

    Steering Committee

  • 24-25 May 2018

    Madrid, Spain

    RAN EDU-RAN RVT

    Boosting youth resilience by bringing strong voices into the classroom’: identifying didactical principles, practical guidelines and inspiring examples addressing victims of terrorism are on the agenda.

    Target audience: teachers, principals, organisations for victims who want to get involved in education.

  • 30 May 2018

    The Hague, Netherlands

    One-day workshop for Member States on the evaluation of preventing and countering violent extremism

    The workshop will focus on a state-of-the-art overview on the effectiveness of PCVE programmes and interventions: what works, for whom, in what circumstances and how?.

    Target audience: Participating delegations in these workshops will be nominated by national authorities of EU Member States and will be:

    • National or local policy makers tasked with P/CVE evaluation
    • National or local practitioners tasked with P/CVE evaluation
    • Researchers from Universities or research institutes involved in P/CVE evaluation
  • 31 May 2018

    The Hague, Netherlands

    One-day workshop for Member States on the evaluation of preventing and countering violent extremism

    The workshop will focus on a state-of-the-art overview on the effectiveness of PCVE programmes and interventions: what works, for whom, in what circumstances and how?

    Target audience: Participating delegations in these workshops will be nominated by national authorities of EU Member States and will be:

    • National or local policy makers tasked with P/CVE evaluation
    • National or local practitioners tasked with P/CVE evaluation
    • Researchers from Universities or research institutes involved in P/CVE evaluation

June 2018

  • 01 June 2018

    The Hague, Netherlands

    One-day workshop for Member States on the evaluation of preventing and countering violent extremism

    The workshop will focus on a state-of-the-art overview on the effectiveness of PCVE programmes and interventions: what works, for whom, in what circumstances and how?

    Target audience: Participating delegations in these workshops will be nominated by national authorities of EU Member States and will be:

    • National or local policy makers tasked with P/CVE evaluation
    • National or local practitioners tasked with P/CVE evaluation
    • Researchers from Universities or research institutes involved in P/CVE evaluation
  • 05-06 June 2018

    Leicester, UK

    Study visit ‘Youth involvement in Leicester’

    Participants will hopefully be inspired by how the city has involved young people in the setting up and execution of its approach to counter violent extremism, as well as in decision-making processes.

    Target audience: young people, representatives of municipalities and teachers or youth workers.

  • 06-07 June 2018

    Germany

    RAN H&SC

    Embedding social workers and health workers into new or existing institutional structures’: the meeting will focus on institutional structures and how to embed social workers and health workers into existing approaches to deal with radicalised individuals.

    Target audience: practitioners (social workers and health care practitioners) and Member State-level policy-makers

  • 07-08 June 2018

    Germany

    Study visit ‘Juvenile extremist offenders in prison’

    The RAN P&P Working Group is organising this study visit, the focus of which will be on juvenile extremist offenders in prison.

    Target audience: prison practitioners with first-hand experience of juvenile violent extremist offenders (VEOs).

  • 11-12 June 2018

    Dresden, Germany

    RAN POL

    An exchange of experiences on police prevention in radicalisation.

    Target audience: researchers and others with expertise in the role of police in crime prevention, crime prevention officers.

  • 21-22 June 2018

    Stockholm, Sweden

    RAN YF&C

    Building resilience among vulnerable children’: the objective is to discuss ways to safeguard children who grow up in extremist environments.

    Target audience: youth, health and social care and education workers.

July 2018

  • Date tbc July 2018

    Manchester, UK

    RAN EXIT

    ‘Exit Academy: Training and methods for dialogue’

  • 04 July 2018

    Warsaw, Poland

    RAN EDU - HS&C

    'Resilience of children against radicalisation’: the meeting will discuss a call to action urging practitioners and policy-makers to join efforts and apply recommendations to increase resilience among children who are vulnerable to radicalisation.

    Target audience: teachers, principals, youth psychiatrists, psychologists

  • 09-10 July 2018

    Place TBC

    RAN P&P

    Assessment Tools- State of play’ : participants will discuss which assessment tools are currently used throughout the EU and how they are (being) implemented.

    Target audience: prison and probation practitioners using assessment tools, assessment tools experts

September 2018

  • 11-12 September 2018

    Copenhagen, Denmark

    RAN EXIT

    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

    Stockholm, 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

  • 17-18 September 2018

    Lisbon, Portugal

    RAN Young

    How might youth initiatives leverage each other’s work, cooperate and collaborate?

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

  • 19-20 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

    RAN RVT

    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

  • 26 September 2018

    Brussels, Belgium

    Steering Committee

  • 27 September 2018

    Berlin, Germany

    RAN LOCAL

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

    Target audience: local workers, political experts

  • 28 September 2018

    Berlin, Germany

    RAN LOCAL, RAN YFC

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

October 2018

  • 11-12 October 2018

    Berlin, Germany

    RAN EDU

    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

    Poland

    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.

  • 30-31 October 2018

    Zagreb, Croatia

    RAN EXIT, RAN H&SC

    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

  • 07-08 November 2018

    Paris, France

    RAN LOCAL

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

    Target audience: local workers

  • 08-09 November 2018

    Lisbon, Portugal

    RAN EXIT

  • 14 November 2018

    Brussels, Belgium

    Steering Committee

  • 15-16 November 2018

    Lisbon, Portugal

    RAN EDU

    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

  • 22-23 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

  • 23 November 2018

    Warsaw, Poland

    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

  • 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

    RAN YOUNG

    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

    Place tbc

    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

    RAN RVT

    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