MIRAD Symposium On September 28th – Save The Date!

September 7, 2022

The MIRAD project is pleased to announce the Mid-Term Stakeholder Symposium, which will be held on September 28th in Poznan, Poland.

The focus will be on “Working towards more efficient rehabilitation and reintegration of VETOs: The critical role of risk assessment and multi-stakeholder collaboration.”

Because the MIRAD project is currently being implemented, the consortium partners are pleased to invite all interested representatives of state authorities, law enforcement agencies, practitioners of penitentiary staff, probation authorities, and judicial and non-governmental organisations to attend the Symposium to make new contacts, exchange experience and best practices, and enlist the support of interested partners for future initiatives.

The following working panels will be featured on the event’s agenda:

  • The ever-changing nature of risk assessment: The need for tailor-made approaches
  • Risk screening before risk assessment: Evolution of right-wing radicalisation in Europe
  • A multidisciplinary, multistakeholder and cross-sectoral approach: The role of NGOs and CSOs in rehabilitating VETOs
  • After each working panel, Symposium participants are invited to an active discussion and debate.

Keynote speeches from the Symposium:

  • Obstacles, challenges and best practices in Central-Eastern Europe prison service regarding rehabilitation and readaptation VETOs.
  • Development of Islamic radicalism propaganda and links to RWE movement in Europe (5-year perspective)
  • Extremism behind bars: signs and challenges in monitoring extremism among inmates
  • NGO raising awareness on radicalisation on the ground

Polish and English will be the working languages and translation will be provided.

The event venue is Novotel Poznan Centrum, Plac Andersa 1, Poznan. The event schedule is available under this link.

This project is co-funded by the European Commission’s Internal Security Fund – Police (ISFP) (GA no. 101035878)