Fighting jihadist radicalisation in prisons. What more needs to be done?

On 16th January 2018, the European Policy Centre (EPC), in partnership with the European Foundation for Democracy (EFD), hosted a Policy Dialogue on fighting jihadist radicalisation in prisons.

The panel of experts, formed of Ian Acheson, Luc Van der Taelen, Selim Cherkaoui and moderated by Amanda Paul, discussed current policies, good practices and the main challenges currently facing governments in Europe in tackling radicalisation in prisons.

The report of the event is in English and can be read here.

About European Foundation for Democracy

The European Foundation for Democracy (EFD) is a Brussels and Berlin-based policy institute that has been working with civil society, academic, governmental and other stakeholders on the prevention of radicalisation for more than a decade. Through our work with these organisations and groups, EFD’s goal is to ensure that the universal values of the Enlightenment – political pluralism, respect for individual rights, government by democracy – remain the founding precepts of European security and prosperity.

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