Organisations

November 28, 2022

Police Academy of the Czech Republic

About Police Academy of the Czech Republic is a state school, following a university type, towards which the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic executes the responsibilities according to § 95 of Higher Education Act. It is the supreme educational and scientific institution within the Ministry of Interior. As a state, university-type college, Police Academy of the Czech Republic in Prague develops its science and research activity via individual departments and research establishments. Security research in long-term […]
September 5, 2022

Norwegian Correctional Services

About The Directorate of Norwegian Correctional Services is the responsible state agency for criminal detention and punishment, managing the country’s prison and probation services.   Following an inclusive approach, the  Norwegian Correctional Service must carry out detention and criminal prosecutions in a way that instils confidence in society and that discourages criminal acts. Arrangements must be made so that offenders can make their own efforts to change their criminal behavior pattern. Location Norway Work scope Prison […]
September 5, 2022

Global Analitika

About Global Analitika is a non-governmental organisation aiming to contribute to countering organised crime, violent extremism and radicalisation, with a national and regional focus, however, also strives to work at an international level.  Global Analitika is a centre for social research, where a special focus has been given to understanding and preventing radicalisation by strengthening the resilience of vulnerable social categories, including foreign fighter returnees and their families.  Location Bosnia and Herzegovina Work scope Research; […]
September 5, 2022

Albanian Rehabilitation Centre for Trauma and Torture

About Founded in 1994,  the Albanian Rehabilitation Centre for Trauma and Torture (ARCT) represents a non-for-profit, non-political and non-governmental organisation, designing and implementing programs which aim to contribute to build a democratic society without torture and with social justice. The ARCR has a strong rehabilitation component (on behalf of the support to former political prisoners), expanding the torture prevention programs in all places of deprivation of liberties (e.g.  police commissariats, prisons and pre- detention places, […]
August 22, 2022

Policy Institute

About Policy Instite.net is a German centralised webpage/think tank where violent extremism and radicalisation are the main core topic of analysis.  Location Germany Work scope Think Tank Website https://policyinstitute.net/ Network members Thorsten Koch Manager @Policy Institute Mr Koch is a journalist, counting with a MA in communications and a Post Graduate diploma on Islamic Studies.  Following several years working for Amnesty International, Mr Koch founded his own online think tank, soleyl focus on radicalisation and […]
June 24, 2022

Kosova Rehabilitation Center for Torture Victims

About The Kosova Rehabilitation Center for Torture Victims (KRCT) is an independent, non-governmental and non-profit organisation, founded in 1999, with the mission to provide treatment and rehabilitation for Kosovar torture victims. KRCT continuously works to expand its staff’s and the public sector’s capacity to provide services on trauma and torture related issues. Moreover, KRCT is also engaged in promoting the respect of human rights for all of Kosova’s ethnicities and in the prevention and eradication […]
June 24, 2022

Center for the Study of Democracy

About The Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) is a Bulgarian public policy institute fostering the reform process in Europe through impact on policy and civil society. CSD’s mission is  to build bridges between scholars and policy-makers. As an independent, interdisciplinary think tank it combines a broad range of capacities in different study fields aiming to foster grounded knowledge and new alliances.    Location Bulgaria Work scope Research Website https://csd.bg/ Network members Maria Stoyanova […]
June 24, 2022

Belgian Federal Public Service for Justice

About The Federal Public Service for Justice (FPS Justice), formerly known as the Ministry of Justice, is a Federal Public Service of Belgium. It was created by Royal Order on May 23, 2001, as part of the plans of the Verhofstadt I Goverment to modernise the federal administration. The transformation from a Ministry into a Federal Public Service was completed on July 15, 2002. The FPS Justice is responsible to the Minister of Justice. Currently, FPS […]
June 24, 2022

Institute for Activism and Social Change

About The Institute for Activism and Social Change (IANS) is  nongovernmental, non partisan and non political organization that was founded in 2018  in Tirana, Albania.  IANS mission is based upon the belief that more inclusive, empathetic and resilient societies can fight growing mistrust and social polarization, bring equality and respect for diversity. Setting out the above long-term vision, the organisation is  characterised by  its  focus on addressing three conditions outlined, namely: “independence”, as a guarantee of […]
June 24, 2022

Parents for Peace

About Parents For Peace is a non-governmental public health nonprofit empowering families, friends, and communities to prevent radicalisation, violence, and extremism. The organisation is committed to support families, friends, and communities concerned about someone becoming involved with extremism, providing guidance and early intervention; raising public awareness; and advocating for effective policy solutions.  Parents for Peace works towards a world where young people are strong and resilient during the impressionable and vulnerable stages of growing up. […]
April 29, 2022

Government of Catalonia – Justice Department

About The Justice Deparment of Generalitat de Catalunya is the responsible governmental body for all matters related with criminal justice and prison and probation administration.  Location Spain Work scope Prison Website   https://justicia.gencat.cat/ca/inici Network members Nicolas Barnes Forensic Psychologist @Justice Department of  Generalitat de Catalunya Mr Barnes works at the Prison services, in specific at  Mas d’ Enric Penitentiary, as Forensic Psychologist for the Catalonia Justice Department, being specialised in violence prevention. HOPE Radicalisation Network […]
April 29, 2022

Directorate for the Execution of Criminal Sanctions

About The Directorate for the  Execution of Criminal Sanctions is a body within the Ministry of Justice with the capacity of a legal entity. The Office is managed by a director who is appointed and dismissed by the Government of the Republic of Macedonia upon the proposal of the Minister of Justice, for a period of five years with the right of re-election. The general acts for organisation and systematisation of the works and tasks […]
April 29, 2022

Professional Association of the Security Sector (PASS)

About The Professional Association of the Security Sector (PASS) is a NGO, public and trade union-based, professional association of active and retired public and private sector workers, including  security experts, both in the Republic of Serbia and abroad. It aims at raising the collective awareness in society of the importance of security; connecting theory and practice in the security field, proposing and analysing public policy documents in the field of security; cooperation with other national, […]
April 29, 2022

Albanian Security Academy

About The Albanian Security Academy is focused on the education, specialisation, and training of the officers and agents of the Albanian State Police, as well as other law enforcement institutions. The Academy delivers study programs and specialisation courses and training on policing, law enforcement and security issues. Location Albania Work scope Law enforcement, Training Website https://akademia.asp.gov.al/ Network members Lavdim Kazazi Chief Commissioner @Albanian Security Academy  Mr. Kazazi is Chief Commissioner at the Albanian Security Academy. […]
March 14, 2022

Faculty of Criminal Justice and Security of the University of Maribor Slovenia

About The beginnings of the Faculty of Criminal Justice and Security go back to 1973 when the College of Public Administration in Ljubljana established a department to carry out study programs in internal affairs. The work of the Faculty is divided into three segments: education, research and administration. The first segment is the domain of university professors, research staff and associates, who, based on their area of expertise, are members of different departments. Research is […]
March 14, 2022

University of Cordoba

About The University of Cordoba is heir to a centuries-old historical and cultural legacy as well as a passion for knowledge, tolerance, international renown and harmony among civilisations that have made the city that houses our institution a paradigm for humanity.  This equilibrium and harmony is reflected in the three areas in which the UCO undertakes its activities: Food and Agriculture and Science and Technology; Humanities and the Legal and Social Sciences; and the Health […]
March 11, 2022

Kosovo Correctional Service

About Kosovo Correctional Service is the governmental service in Kosovo responsible for dealing with corrections.     Location Kosovo Work scope Prison, Penitentiary Administration Website https://shkk.rks-gov.net/ballina Network members Besar Gashi Coordinator @Kosovo Correctional Service  Mr. Gashi is the coordinator responsible for the monitoring of radicalised individuals in prisons. HOPE Radicalisation Network Browse all registered members MEMBERS DIRECTORY
March 11, 2022

Kosovo Probation Service

About Kosovo Probation Service is the governmental service in Kosovo responsible for handling the probation setting.    Location Kosovo Work scope Probation Website http://www.ziks.me/ Network members Ademi Shala Head of the Division for Measures and Alternative Sanctions @Kosovo Probation Service Mr. Shala is the head of the Division for Measures and Alternative Sanctions for the Kosovar Probation Service.   Metije Ademi Deputy General Director @Kosovo Probation Service Mrs. Ademy is the Deputy General Director for the […]
March 11, 2022

Kosovo Academy for Public Safety

About Kosovo Academy for Public Safety (KAPS) was established on September of 1999. Initially it was called Kosovo Police Service School. Ever since 2006, it became  Kosovo centre for Public Safety, Education and Development. On the 26th of March 2008, by entering into force of UNMIK Administrative Regulation No. 2008/3, Kosovo Academy for Public Safety functions as an executive agency of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Location Kosovo Work scope Education, Law enforcement Website http://aksp-ks.net/ […]
March 11, 2022

Center for Democratic Transition

About Center for Democratic Transition (CTD) is a non-governmental organisation engaged in creating political and other conditions for building a civil society, a society of knowledge and equal opportunities through promotion of democratic values and heritage. Since its establishment, the CDT has been advocating greater transparency in the NGO sector. CDT has received a 5-star transparency ranking from Transparicy for years, which places CTD among the world’s most transparent research centres. Location Montenegro Work scope […]
March 11, 2022

Coordination Center for Countering Violent Extremism

About The Coordination Center for Countering Violent Extremism – Albania is a hub for coordination and capacity development of local stakeholders and frontline practitioners involved in efforts to counter violent extremism in Albania, and the region, by sharing best practices and developing effective evidence-based responses, to counter the threat of violent extremism.  The Center is regularly engaged with communities, policymakers, and practitioners in Albania, the region, and internationally to better inform policies and activities, aiming […]
March 11, 2022

Directorate for Prison System and Probation

About Impartial and professional judiciary and public administration that justify the trust of citizens and the society at large, and contribute to their progress. A judiciary accessible to everyone without distinction, which performs its function in line with the principles of the rule of law, is fully capable of functioning within the EU, and as such reflects the highest European standards. A citizen-oriented and innovation-driven public administration. Location Croatia Work scope Prison, Probation, Penitentiary Administration […]
March 11, 2022

General Secretariat for Penitentiary Institutions

About Under the article 64 of 40/2015 Law, the General Secretariat of Penitentiary Institutions is responsible for the promotion, direction, management and supervision of Penitentiary Institutions, so that the penalties and penal measures achieve the purposes established by the Spanish Constitution. Location Spain Work scope Prison, Penitentiary Administration Website http://www.interior.gob.es/el-ministerio/funciones-y-estructura/secretaria-de-estado-de-seguridad/secretaria-general-de-instituciones-penitenciarias Network members Ángel López Muriel Security Director @General Secretariat for Penitentiary Institutions Head of security and intelligence unit. Management of high security facilities and dynamic […]
March 11, 2022

Portuguese Judiciary Police, Counter Terrorism Unit

About For more than seven decades, the Portuguese Judiciary Police (PJ) has fulfilled, with great technical proficiency, the functional competencies legally attributed to it in the field of criminal investigation and criminal repression. At the forefront of the fight against the most serious, complex and socially damaging forms of crime, it has earned – through its culture of great rigour, impartiality and high professionalism – fair recognition and prestige, both internally and internationally. Today, the […]
March 11, 2022

Centro Studi Internazionali

About The Centre for International Studies (Ce.S.I. – Centro Studi Internazionali) was founded in Rome (Italy) by Andrea Margelletti, in 2004.  The activity of Ce.S.I is articulated and developed from the requirements of numerous clients, both institutional and private, who can rely on the professionalism and experience of C.e.S.I analysts and on their interest for foreign policy issues and security-related matters. The objective of the Institute is to understand and to help understand current events, […]
March 11, 2022

General Directorate of the Corps of Prison and Court Guard

About The Corps of Prison and Court Guard (Prison Administration) is an armed security service that fulfills the tasks linked not only to execution of pre-trial detention and prison sentence, protection and guarding of the Corps’ buildings but also to the protection of order and security in the premises of prosecution offices and courts in the territory of Slovakia and future psychiatric penitentiary facility.  Besides other specific tasks in the field of penitentiary care defined […]
March 11, 2022

National Administration of Penitentiaries

About National Administration of Penitentiaries in Romania, which operates under the Ministry of Justice. Location Romania Work scope Prison, Penitentiary Administration Website https://anp.gov.ro/ Network members Dan Halchin General Director @National Administration of Penitentiaries Dan Halchin is a career prison senior officer wit hexperience acquired in a time span of 20 years. Currently he’s the Director General of the Romanian Prison Service, being appointed for a term of 4 years. Previously he was in charge of […]
March 11, 2022

National Probation Directorate

About Probation in Romania is running under the authority of the Ministry of Justice. In general terms, probation system is responsible for implementing the non-custodial sanctions at national level but also for assistance of certain types of victims of crime (especially psychological assistance). More detailed, probation system is responsible for a various range of tasks and activities (starting with drafting pre-sentence reports and ending with psychological counselling of victims of crime / inside the community, […]
March 11, 2022

Romanian Centre for Penitentiary Studies at the University of West Timisoara

About The Romanian Centre for Penitentiary Studies (CRSP)’ Mission is to encourage the exchange of ideas between practitioners, political decision-makers and academics about the imprisonment punishment and to ensure that policies respond to the requirements of carceral life.  The Centre was constituted as a specialised organisation able to accumulate experience and research expertise in the field of penitentiary studies, and develop highly specialised teaching and training programs.  The CRSP activities are centered around its main […]
March 11, 2022

National Trade Union of Prison Policemen

About  National Trade Union of Prison Policemen of Romania. Location Romania Work scope Prison, Security Website https://snpp.ro/ Network members Adrian Neagoe Vice-president @National Trade Union of Prison Policemen Experienced Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry.  Strong program and project management professional skilled in Crisis Management, Nonprofit Organizations, Political Science, Analytical Skills, and Government. HOPE Radicalisation Network Browse all registered members MEMBERS DIRECTORY
March 11, 2022

The Codex Foundation

About The CODEX Foundation was established k to help young people leave racist or other extremist movements, focusing on restoring these people to society and presenting them with a way to live a different life – with the respect for the law and with respect for common rules. The CODEX Foundation offers assistance in the area of – legal and substantive support as well as psychological assistance. Location Poland Work scope P/CVE Website https://www.fundacjacodex.pl/en/home/ Network […]
March 11, 2022

Institute of Social Safety

About Institute of Social Safety (IBS) is Poland’s leading organisation which addresses safety in today’s society. The foundation was established by a group of the leading experts and trainers in the country which specialise in antiterrorist education and crisis management.  IBS has a varied team, including professionals from different areas and with different expertises, offering comprehensive training and consultancy in the areas of providing security, preventing and countering radicalisation. Outside the centralised scope, IBS develops […]
March 11, 2022

Crime Prevention Fund, IGA

About Crime Prevention Fund – IGA is an independent professional organisation, engaged in lowering the crime rate and increasing social engagement rate. IGA is founded in 1998 in Pazardjik as a non-governmental organisation. Location Bulgaria Work scope  Social Support, Social services Website http://iga-bg.org/en/home-2/ Network members Andrey Momchilov International Projects’ Manager & Legal Advisor @IGA Andrey manages the international projects at IGA, and provides legal advice. He is also a member of RAN group on Exit Work. Dimitar […]
March 11, 2022

Slovenian Prison Administration

About The main mission of the Prison Administration is to ensure the enforcement of criminal sanctions, detention, prison sentence, alternate prison sentence and the educational measure of placing a minor into a correctional home.  It also enables the rehabilitation of imprisoned persons. The treatment of imprisoned persons is organised so as to prepare individuals for life in freedom and discourage them from repeating criminal offences so that after serving their sentences they will be able […]
March 11, 2022

Psychosocial Innovation Network

About Psychosocial Innovation Network (PIN) is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit organiSation, founded with the aim of achieving various goals in the field of psychological practice. Through its mission, PIN strives to establish and promote multisectoral, evidence-based, comprehensive, and efficient model of psychosocial support which engages beneficiaries, service providers, local communities and policymakers in the  creation of systemic and sustainable solutions for mental health protection and improvement. Location Serbia Work scope Psychological Practice, Mental health, […]
March 11, 2022

Research Centre for Defence and Security

About Research Centre for Defence and Security (RCDS) is an organisation that was founded on April 26, 2012 at the founding session at the Military Academy.  The centre was founded on the initiative of officers and cadets of the Army of the Republic of Serbia on the one hand and professors and students of the University of Belgrade on the other. Since 2017, RCDS has been the publisher of the printed magazine and online portal […]
March 11, 2022

Centre for Security Studies

About Since its establishment in 2001, Centre CSS has earned a reputation as one of the leading civil society organisations in Bosnia and Herzegovina specialising in research and education. Centre for Security Studies BIH works to generate knowledge and provide policy, management and capacity-strengthening solutions to problems caused by safety and security issues in post-war Bosnia.  The topics covered by the research group include, but are not restricted to, securitisation, democratic control and oversight, corruption, transparency […]
March 11, 2022

Faculty for Criminalistics, Criminology and Security Studies of the University of Sarajevo

About The Faculty of Criminalistics, Criminology and Security Studies provides its students and researchs with a quality and healthy environment, professional and experienced academic staff, practice at the “CriminalEast” institute, activities through the student association, sports activities through an FKKSS sports club, participation in summer and winter schools organized in operation with our numerous national and international partners. Location Bosnia and Herzegovina Work scope Education, Research Website https://upis.unsa.ba/en/ustanove/faculty-of-criminalistics-criminology-and-security-studies/ Network members Armin Kršalić Faculty Dean @Faculty […]
March 11, 2022

One Consulting

About ONE Consulting is a Kosovo-based business established in 2018 that seeks to support public and private agencies in delivering better policy results. One Consulting provides consulting services for a range of areas including: business development, political affairs, good governance, education, employment, security, European integration and youth empowerment.  Location Kosovo Work scope Business Development, Education Political Affairs, Security Website  oneconsulting-ks.com Network members Shqipe Mjekiqi Founder & Managing Director @One Consulting Shqipe has studied in different […]
March 11, 2022

Civic Alliance

About Civic Alliance (CA) efficiently contributes to establishing civil and democratic society, through strengthening capacities and support to civil initiatives, protection and promotion of human rights and the control of work of public institutions. It aims to intensify the work supporting the rights of individual citizens towards the state system. In addition, Civic Alliance will enhance the monitoring of judicial bodies and public administration on national and municipal level. It strives to strengthen the interaction […]
March 11, 2022

Institute for Execution of Criminal Sanctions

About Institute for Execution of Criminal Sanctions is the  Montenegrin governmental department administering the national prison system, encompassing diferent organisational units. Location Montenegro Work scope Prison, Penitentiary Administration Website http://www.ziks.me/ Network members Dragica Rajković   Head of Treatment Department @Institute for Execution of Criminal Sanctions Experienced professional in the psychology field. Dragica was appointed in 2017 as Head of the Treatment Department in Podgorica. HOPE Radicalisation Network Browse all registered members MEMBERS DIRECTORY
March 11, 2022

General Directorate “Execution of Sentences”

About General Directorate “Execution of Sentences” (GDES) is a specialised administrative unit, a legal body under the Minister of Justice. The Directorate performs direct governance and control over the activity of the places of detention and probation services. Its activities are related to the execution of life sentences, imprisonment, probation and remand in custody. GDES is part of the HOPE consortium. Location Bulgaria Work scope Prison, Penitentiary Administration Website https://justice.government.bg/ Network members Angel Topkarov Head […]
March 10, 2022

Bucharest-Jilava Penitentiary

About Bucharest Jilava Penitentiary was set up in 1907, on the premises of Fort No. 13 Jilava, one of 18 forts built in 1860-1870, around the city of Bucharest, which was part of the circular defensive system of the capital, aimed at defending against attacks by Turkish armies.Since World War I and especially after that, until the 23rd of August 1944, Jilava Penitentiary became a detention place, although it was a military prison, for both […]
March 10, 2022

Slovenian Probation Administration

About The Probation Administration from the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Slovenia, established in 2018, is an authority within the Ministry of Justice. It provides assistance and custodial and protective supervision to persons on probation so that they will not commit other criminal offences and will be fully integrated into the community. Probation units carry out direct professional work with persons who are subject to community sanctions. In contrast, the central unit is […]
March 10, 2022

Euro-Arab Foundation for Higher Studies

About The Euro-Arab Foundation (FUNDEA) is a non for profit research, education and cultural highly institution specialised within the fields of cooperation, training and research, creating a space for dialogue and collaboration between the countries of the European Union and the Arab League as well as between the local, regional, national and European social and institutional actors and its Arab and Islamic communities agents on the other. FUNDEA is part of the HOPE consortium. Location […]
March 10, 2022

University College of Norwegian Correctional Service

About University College of Norwegian Correctional Service (KRUS) is an educational organisation under the Directorate of the Norwegian Correctional Service (under the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security) that delivers education, covering the Correctional Service’s need for qualified personnel of a wide range of competencies. Besides, KRUS conducts research that contributes to professional development and education, good practice and good decision making in the Correctional Service – with relevance for the Norwegian context as […]
March 10, 2022

Helnsiki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia

About HCHRS is the leading NGO in Serbia that advocates for an open, just, inclusive and intercultural society. The organisation’s flagship programmes include youth education, building trust and cooperation between different communities in the former Yugoslavia, and preventing violent extremism and radicalisation. Helnsiki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia is part of  the HOPE consortium. Location Serbia Work scope Human Rights, PVE Website http://www.helsinki.org.rs/ Network members Ljiljana Palibrk Researcher and Project Manager @HCHRS Ljiljana Palibrk […]
March 10, 2022

Agenfor International

About Agenfor International is an NGO specialising in participative security. Its specific sectors of interests are security and human rights, thus representing civil society engaged in countering radicalisation and terrorism. Over the past years, Agenfor has led several EU funded projects operating in the field of judicial cooperation and prison and probation, minorities, and counter-radicalisation. Agenfor is part of the HOPE consortium. Location Italy Work scope Human Rights, Security Website https:/www.agenformedia.com/  Network members Matteo Pugliese […]
March 10, 2022

Bulgarian Association for Policy Evaluation

About BAPE was established in 2012, uniting a wide range of companies with experience and experts in the field of research and policy evaluation. It offers complex products in the field of policy research and evaluation, using the specific expertise of each member of the Cluster. The association of academic experts and specialists from different industries makes it possible to provide a single comprehensive service for many institutional clients at the European and national level. […]
March 10, 2022

Albanian Helsinki Committee for Human Rights

About The Albanian Helsinki Committee (AHC) is a human rights organisation based in Tirana that works towards the respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms in Albania, and makes recommendations for the improvement of legislation and law enforcement. AHC’s mission is to contribute to respect for human rights, strengthening the rule of law, and the conduct of free and fair elections, in accordance with the Constitution and international acts applicable to the Republic of Albania. […]
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