Between today and tomorrow, representatives of the 7 European organizations that make up the MIRAD European consortium will meet to start this new project funded by the European Union’s Internal Security Fund–Police. The meeting will be held in a hybrid format in Paris, France, and online through the Zoom platform.
In the different sessions, there will be an introduction of the project partners and their respective organizations; a contextualization of MIRAD, objectives, results, events and a brief summary of its work packages; a detailed presentation of the MIRAD Work Packages by their respective leaders, of the MIRAD internal communication channel as well as a co-joint debate and decision-making on additional relevant issues related to the project.
The MIRAD-Assessment of Multi-Ideological Radicalisation Assessment towards Disengagement project recognizes the importance of rehabilitating people convicted of terrorism and ensuring their reintegration, seeking with its work to be able to sustainably influence the intellectual debate and the practical application of radicalization detection and risk assessment tools in the prison context with the support of NGOs related to criminal justice systems.
The actions contemplated in the MIRAD project are aimed at expanding collaboration in the field of disengagement and reintegration programs amongst governmental bodies and non-institutional organisations; enhance proficiency in the application and management of specific and tailor-made radicalisation screening and risk assessment tools; promoting training and learning to maximize the results of deradicalization and reintegration programs as well as paying greater attention to programs for violent extremist offenders, through cooperative relationships between prison and liberty administrations probation, legal professionals and NGOs.
The Euro-Arab Foundation will collaborate in work package 3 ‘Individual Radicalization Screening (IRS) adaptation and ideological-focused component’, to the development of an assessment tool focused on the ideological component of Islamic extremism.
Project coordinator:Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers – ,France
Socios:– IPS_Innovative Prison Systems (IPS), Portugal
– Polish Platform for Homeland Security (PPHS), Poland
– Euro-Arab Foundation of Higher-Studies (FUNDEA), Spain
– Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD), Bulgaria
– Social Action and Innovation Centre (KMOP), Greece
– Association Militants des Savoirs (MDS), France
– International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology (IACFP), Belgium