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JP-COOPS

PROJECT

JUDICIAL AND POLICE COOPERATION PREVENTING RADICALISATION TOWARDS TERRORISM

The Objectives of the project are:

  1. Address gaps in JHA cross-border cooperation through the expansion and coordination of existing training networks;
  2. Design new innovative legal training contents;
  3. Deliver up-scalable and modular Toolkit of the Toolkits to accommodate national differences to counter radicalization while enhancing Fundamental Rights.

The foreseen Activities of the project are:

  • 5 Training Living Labs (TLL) to jurisdictionalize preventive practices in all European regions for 50 interagency experts;
  • Handbook (1000 copies) to train trainers on the use of judiciary measures as a Risk Reduction Tool, case-law of ECtHR, CJEU, FRA and EC Guidelines;-Comprehensive Packages for Delivering Large Scale Training on Radicalisation composed by 5 new training modules framed within the HERMES LMS;
  • 2 ToT (26 particpants) and 56 Interagency Training Courses, to strengthen the existing network of National Trainers to reinforce Police and Judicial Cooperation aimed at the Prevention of Radicalisation in 26 MSs;
  • International Dissemination:1 Int’l Conference+Multimedia Campaign.

Persons benefiting from the project:

  • 113 among judges, court staff, investigative judge, public prosecutors, and lawyers;
  • 113 LEAs;
  • 500 Prison Police, prison staff and surveillance judges/courts;
  • 75 Private Experts.

​The Expected results of the project are:

  • an increased capacity of national authorities to address issues related to judicial cooperation in cases of radicalisation;
  • to align the EU acquis and relevant case-law of the CJEU/ECtHR with EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and other international instruments;
  • the reinforcement of the existing network of contact points of Judicial training providers.

The members of the JP-COOPS Consortium are:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MALTA  – COORDINATOR;
  • UNIVERSIDAD REY JUAN CARLOS (SPAIN);
  • FONDAZIONE AGENFOR INTERNATIONAL (ITALY);
  • CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF DEMOCRACY (BULGARIA);
  • KEMEA (GREECE);
  • HOCHSCHULE FUR OFFENTLICHE VERWALTUNG (GERMANY);
  • THE INSTITUTE FOR EUROPEAN STUDIES (IES) AT THE VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSEL (BELGIUM);
  • THE CENTRE FOR RISK AND DECISION SCIENCES (CERIDES) AT THE EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY CYPRUS (CYPRUS);
  • ASSOCIATION MILITANTS DES SAVOIRS (FRANCE);
  • CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY (CZECH REPUBLIC).

This project has received fundings from the European Commission Directorate-General Justice and Consumers under the Agreement no.  807032.

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.