Summary of the RADPol2020 conference

The conference “Radicalisation in Central and Eastern Europe – trends, challenges and opportunities to counteract” (RADPol2020) was held in the online formula on three Thursdays – 18th June 2020; 25th June 2020 and 2nd July 2020. The event was a joint initiative of three European projects: MINDb4ACT, CHAMPIONs and BRAVE.

RADPol2020 offered three separate webinars and four experts’ panels. The first Webinar – a Research Day, focused on the practical presentation of the results of MINDb4ACT, CHAMPIONs and BRAVE. The theme of presentations was the message “what research projects offer to practitioners?” During the second Webinar, in a form of a Policy Event, the current trends on radicalisation and right-wing extremism in Central and Eastern Europe were discussed. The last RADPol2020 Webinar was a Policy Event on improving policy and practice tackling radicalisation and violent extremism in Central and Eastern Europe as well as about the role of gender role in the context of extremism.

In total the RADPol2020 gathered 200 participants and 21 speakers, expert in this field. The event was attended by different organisations interested in the topic, including representatives of public institutions, law enforcement agencies, other security practitioners in the field, universities, students, research organisations, non-governmental bodies, industry and others.

The rich contribution of the speakers and the numerous and active participation of the participants made the event a success. We thank to all participants for being part of the RADPol2020 conference!

Below are videos from all RADPol2020 Webinars:

Webinar 1: Research Day – “Towards Evidence-Based Practice and Policy: What research projects offer to practitioners in the field of preventing radicalisation”

All materials including presentations provided by speakers, full event’s gallery and another important information regarding the RADPol2020 can be found on the event page under this link.

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