DERAD - Agenfor International

DERAD

PROJECT

COUNTER RADICALIZATION THROUGH THE RULE OF LAW

DERAD is a European Project that aims to prevent the escalation of radicalization in the prison environment and help prisoners and probationers who are often exposed to Jihadist recruitment or self-radicalization to overcome the different problems and push factors usually exploited by recruiters, aspects that DERAD project aims to approach.


The project´s objectives include: social rehabilitation of these individuals, transfer to their home countries, public-private partnerships, ensuring mutual recognition to court´s decisions at EU level.

THROUGH A LARGE-SCALE TRAINING PROGRAMME AND A COMPREHENSIVE ONLINE INFRASTRUCTURE THIS PROJECT WANTS TO REACH ALL PROFESSIONALS INVOLVED IN THE INTEGRATION PROCESS OF THESE INDIVIDUALS: JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL STAFF, LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, PRISON AND PROBATION STAFF, TRANSLATORS, SOCIAL WORKERS, ETC…

Eight European institutions from six different countries will work on this project, which is led by the Italian Ministry of Justice, Department of Penitentiary Administration (Office for Veneto, Friuli Venezia Giulia and Trentino Alto Adige).

The University of Granada and Czech Technical University in Prague, together with the Euro-Arab Foundation, as academic bodies, will create a protocol to facilitate the integration of the European national qualifications systems to a common European Reference Framework in this field.

THE RESULT OF THE CONSORTIUM’S EFFORTS IS HERMES:

HERMES IS A UNIQUE TRAINING PLATFORM INTENDED TO PROVIDE INTERACTIVE TRAINING COURSES FOR ALL PEOPLE ACTIVE IN COUNTER-RADICALIZATION ACTIVITIES. 

Other members of the consortium are: the Romanian Ministry of Justice (National Administration of Penitentiaries), the European Institute of Bulgaria, Agenfor International NGO (Italy/Switzerland) and the College for Administration on Justice in Bavaria (Police Department).

And now, join us on HERMES, the European Platform to counter radicalization, terrorism and organized crime in Prison —> www.traininghermes.eu

AGENFOR INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATON

is a not for profit network aiming to work in the over-lapping contexts of development, humanitarian crises and human rights. Our goal is to ensure Security through a better protection of human rights and socio-political participation with a particular focus on minorities, prisoners and other vulnerable groups. We are active in the field of counter-radicalization with training courses and research activities addressing the needs of first-line practitioners from the public and private sectors all around Europe. We periodically plan proposals in the field of security, human rights and international cooperation to EU and other international funds with the support of an extended partnership that comprises all 28 EU countries, Switzerland and Turkey.