The Conference “Preventing violent extremism and the role of civil society: present and future challenges” organized within TRIVALENT project
We are pleased to invite you to the Conference “Preventing violent extremism and the role of civil society: present and future challenges” that will be held in Torino from 10th to 11th February 2020, hosted by Local Police of Torino.
The conference will be divided into three sessions: the first one (“Preventing violent extremism: the role of civil society”) will focus on the strategic role of civil society in prevention policies examined from the point of view of representatives, professionals and experts; the second one (“Chatbot: Turin experimental laboratory”) will present to the public a first prototype of It communication tool for experimental application by Città di Torino; the third and final session (“Preventing violent extremism: the way ahead”) will gather comments and suggestions in an open discussion of Trivalent partners with invitees and the public.
Trivalent representatives participated at the International Conference of the EENeT – European Expert Network on Terrorism, in Athens form 15th to 18th October 2019. Prof. Marco Lombardi, Dr. Barbara Lucini and Dr. Marco Maiolino presented to the delegates, in the plenary and in one workshop, the first results of our project, focusing on radicalization and prevention.
The EENet keeps together institutions, Law Enforcement Agencies and academics approaching terrorism in an operative and innovative way.
The EENeT is promoted by the German Bundeskriminalamt (Federal Criminal Police Office), and counts 190 members from 24 European countries plus several international organisations within Europe. The EENeT is dedicated to multidisciplinary and multi-agency analysis and research, which are considered prerequisites for providing comprehensive insights into the complexity of the phenomenon “terrorism.
The 4th LEAs workshop was held in Lisbon on the 14th and 15th October 2019 and involved people from intelligence and law enforcement agencies, academics, security and digital experts.
The purpose of this workshop was to test and validate a new digital communication tool with Artificial Intelligence capabilities in order to enhance communication between civil society and police forces.
The seminar: “Understanding radical behaviour in support of preventing and countering violent extremism” on the 5th November 2019
In the framework of WP2, UniRoma3 and the Royal Military Accademy have organized the seminar: “Understanding radical behaviour in support of preventing and countering violent extremism” on the 5th November 2019 , that will be held in Brussels, hosted by Royal Military Accademy.
The seminar aims to be an opportunity to present and discuss some results of Trivalent research activities on the development of a model to assess radical behaviour for supporting Law Enforcement Agencies and front-line operators in the field of a more effectively preventing/countering violent extremism.
Among the objectives of the workshop is also to reflect on the future trends of radicalization and counter-radicalization.
The programme will be articulated in two round-tables with the participation of experts, in addition to Trivalent Consortium partners.
We are glad to announce the publication of a new book – “Preventing Radicalisation and Terrorism in Europe – A comparative analysis of policies” – which relies on the experience developed within the EC-funded TRIVALENT (Terrorism pReventIon Via rAdicaLisation countEr-NarraTive) project. The book – prefaced by Prof. Luigi Moccia (TRIVALENT Project Coordinator), authored by Prof. Maria Luisa Maniscalco and Prof. Valeria Rosato (Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy) with the contribution of Dr. Santina Musolino (Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy), Prof. Cindy du Bois (Royal Military Academy, Belgium) and Dr. Willy Bruggerman (President of the Belgian Federal Police Board, Belgium) – offers an updated and critical assessment of the main anti-terrorism and anti-radicalisation policies implemented by five European countries (Belgium, France, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom), as well as of their strengths, weaknesses, peculiarities and differences, identifying possible evolutionary lines and proposing a series of recommendations for policy-makers in their efforts to tackle the radicalisation phenomenon. Z&P’s team – composed by Ing. Alessandro Zanasi, Dr. Giovanni Vassallo and Dr. Angelo Rollo – has also relied on the expertise gained in the EC-funded CICERO (CounternarratIve Campaign for prEventing RadicalisatiOn) project to provide a relevant analysis on the role of civil society in policies to prevent radicalisation and terrorism in Europe.
The TRIVALENT General Assembly and the 4th LEAs workshop took place in Rome on 26-28 June 2019 at The Centre of excellence Altiero Spinelli (CeAS) Roma Tre University with the participation of TRIVALENT partners.