Recent news

January 31, 2023

Interborder and inter-agency cooperation to solve common problems: The need to tailor best practices in the P/CVE field

The HOPE project recognises how security challenges are common problems for which a joint integrated action is required. Hence, and considering the need to develop cross-border and cross-sectoral cooperation, the HOPE project has cemented a Network dedicated to cooperation and information-sharing efforts.
October 31, 2022

Training as a paramount feature in P/CVE initiatives

Preventing and countering radicalisation leading to violent extremism has been identified as a European and global priority, especially in the face of growing and ever-changing security challenges.
August 30, 2022

Civil society and youth work as a tool for holistic P/CVE efforts in the Western Balkans

Radicalisation is recognised as a dynamic, non-linear process, growing more complex as higher numbers of youth are being drawn into extremism via fast radicalisation processes, which undeniably benefits from the impact of the online space. Such has been apparent throughout Europe. However, it has been a greater concern for some South-eastern European countries, particularly the Western Balkans.
July 6, 2022

A holistic understanding of the Slovenian Justice context

HOPE network members gathered in Ljubljana, Slovenia, to discuss the country’s particular challenges with radicalisation and violent extremism, including youth radicalisation and Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTFs) transit.
June 28, 2022

Bulgaria’s radicalisation and extremism state-of-play

A transnational event brought together P/CVE experts and practitioners from nine countries to share insights on the Bulgarian radicalisation challenges and solutions.

Upcoming events

Transnational thematic workshops

There will be 8 transnational thematic online workshops targeting the Balkan countries involved in the project consortium, namely Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria and Slovenia.

These workshops will explore a topic to be determined in the project’s field, exploring theoretical and practical content, being the materialisation of HOPE’s network that supports continuous training, sharing of information and experience on the topic of P/CVE within the Balkan area – The Balkan, Southern and Eastern European learning hub on Radicalisation.

National dissemination workshops

The national dissemination workshops will play a central role in achieving high visibility for the HOPE project outcomes. 

They will take place in all partner countries and aim to involve relevant stakeholders, namely policy and decision makers, prison and probation staff, community organisations’ staff, judicial staff training providers, academics/researchers, governmental actors, and practitioners from relevant civil society organisations and non-governmental agencies.

Stay tunned for the national dissemination workshops that will occur in the end of 2022 and beginning of 2023.

Final public International Conference

The project’s closing event will take place in Lisbon (Portugal) with at least 48 participants and aims to disseminate HOPE’s final products and results amongst various relevant international stakeholders (prison/probation staff, community organisations’ staff, policy/decision-makers, academics/researchers, local/regional/governmental actors).

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The project “HOPE – HOlistic radicalisation Prevention initiativE” is funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Regional Cooperation.