Agenfor International is taking part on the EU H2020 funded research and development project “MINDb4ACT: Mapping, IdentifyiNg and Developing skills and opportunities in operating environments to co-create innovative, ethical and effective ACTions to tackle radicalization leading to violent extremism” for the improvement of the current counter-violent extremism policies and the generation of new ones exploring new insights and connecting to LEAs.
MINDb4ACT's main goal will be to deliver policy recommendations extracted from validated results obtained from four kinds of interventions (research actions, exchanges among LEAs, strategic-policy exercises, training courses and pilot projects) with contributions from technology industry, social innovation and civic engagement schemes.
Consortium partners: Project coordinator is Real Instituto Elcano (Madrid, Spain) with a consortium consisting of 18 partners from 10 European countries: SYNYO GmbH and FRAUEN OHNE GRENZEN - WOMEN WITHOUTBORDERS/SAVE-SISTERS AGAINST VIOLENT EXTREMISM GEMEINNUTZIGER VEREIN (Austria), EUROPEAN ORGANISATION FOR SECURITY SCRL and VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSEL (Belgium), Police Service of Northern Ireland and SHEFFIELD HALLAM UNIVERSITY (UK), MINISTERO DELLA GIUSTIZIA and Agenfor International NGO (Italy), MINISTERIO DEL INTERIOR and AYUNTAMIENTO DE MADRID (Spain), STOWARZYSZENIE POLSKA PLATFORMA BEZPIECZENSTWA WEWNETRZNEGO and KOMENDA WOJEWODZKA POLICJI W POZNANIU (Poland), FONDATION POUR LA RECHERCHE STRATEGIQUE (France), HOCHSCHULE FUR DEN OFFENTLICHEN DIENST IN BAYERN and FREIE UNIVERSITAET BERLIN (Germany), DANSK INSTITUT FOR INTERNATIONALE STUDIER (Denmark) and POLIISIAMMATTIKORKEAKOULU (Finland).
Partners include think tanks, universities, legal enforcement agencies and other specialized security centres.
Duration: September 2017 – August 2020.
Funding: This project has received funding from the European Union's H2020 Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under Grant Agreement No 740543.