Joint meeting at the European Parliament hosted by Member of the European Parliament Ana Gomes and co-organised with UNICRI
Political violence and societal extremism worldwide are neither diminishing nor contained and continue to represe
The United Nations International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
Celebration in Rome
On Thursday, April 6th at 10.30 to celebrate the UN International Day of Sports for Development and Peace an event has been organized b
Building on the successes of the implemented UNICRI programme “Strengthening Juvenile Justice in Mozambique”, (2006-2009), the Consolidation Phase (2010-2013), completed systematizing efforts on both institution
In line with the UNICRI Angolan experience, the three-year programme (2006-2009) focused on the Maputo Province (including a few nation-wide activities) combined institution building and social acti
In August 2016, UNICRI conducted an assessment mission in Mali to present its programme on Rehabilitation & Reintegration of Violent Extremist Offenders (VEOs), developed within the framework of the UN Counter-Terrorism Imple
The experience of UNICRI in supporting Member States to build effective rehabilitation programmes for violent extremists has highlighted the need to further enhance reintegration measures within and beyond custodial settings.
On 7 November 2020, a call-for-proposals was launched by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), within the framework of the UN Global Programme on Security of Major Sporting Events, and Promotion of Sport and its Values as a Tool to Prevent Violent Extremism implemented by the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), in partnership with UNICRI, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Centre for Sport and Security (ICSS).
UNICRI, in close coordination with partner countries and thanks to the financial contribution of the Government of Japan, has recently concluded a project aimed at facilitating the adoption of diversion and alternative measures to reduce juveniles’ recruitment in criminal and terrorist organizations. The initiative integrated the prevention dimension in the legal and judiciary systems of the partner countries involved.
Within the framework of the project Mali (Dis-) Engagement and Re-Integration related to Terrorism (MERIT), UNICRI and the International Center for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT-The Hague), in close collaboration with Think Peace Sahel, Conseil National de la Jeunesse, International Alert, and SNV-ICCO-OXFAM, have developed a set of engagement and empowerment training sessions addressed to young people to promote alternatives to violence.
In August 2016, UNICRI conducted an assessment mission in Mali to present its programme on Rehabilitation & Reintegration of Violent Extremist Offenders (VEOs), developed within the framework of the UN Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF). The presentation was addressed to key national and international stakeholders and aimed to ensure their engagement.
UNICRI and the Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingendael’ - International Centre for Counter-terrorism (ICCT) have signed a new agreement for the continuation of their activities in the field of preventing and countering violent extremism.
With Maria Falcone, today we pay tribute to Judge Falcone and to all those who sacrificed their lives on the front lines for us to be free from fear. “He who is silent and bows his head dies every time he does so. He who speaks aloud and walks with his head held high dies only once.” Giovanni Falcone