PARTICIPATION – Analyzing and Preventing Extremism via Participation
- University Roma Tre – Italy.
- Centro Studi Internazionali – Italy,
- Peace Action, Training and Research Institute of Romania – Romania,
- University of Minho – Portugal,
- European Foundation for Democracy – Belgium,
- University of Catania – Italy,
- Maastricht University – The Netherlands,
- Polytechnic University of Madrid – Spain,
- Social Action and Innovation Centre – Greece,
- CESIE – Italy,
- The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission – France,
- Middlesex University Higher Education Corporation – United Kingdom,
- University College Cork – Ireland,
- Polska Platforma Bezpieczeństwa Wewnętrznego – Poland,
- Human Security Collective – The Netherlands.
Description of the project:
The PARTICIPATION project primary purpose is to prevent extremism, radicalisation and polarisation that can lead to violence through more effective social and education policies and interventions that target at risk groups to be performed through the establishment of a holistic framework and the involvement of social actors, local communities, civil society, and policymakers.
Specific objectives of the PARTICIPATION project and expected impact:
- to develop an holistic multidimensional model based on a participatory fieldwork and a mixed method approach,
- analysing and discussing through an action research strategy involving young people in different side of Europe, the socio psychologic mechanisms that lead to extremism, radicalisation and polarisation,
- to identify future perspectives and trends of hate speech, extremism and radicalisation,
- developing communicative tools, education approaches and community-based strategies,
- to improve the awareness of young people and communities as well as the society at whole,
- to realize databases and a systematic set of indexes and early-warnings,
- developing a set of policies recommendations with the participation of stakeholders, policy-makers and targets.
PPHS will participate in all activities, including two as a leader:
- Training and Education Needs Analysis
- Analysing the ecological context. Co-researching youth in urban and peri-urban contexts via Community Mapping