Final seminar of EU-CoE project HELP Radicalisation prevention, Judicial Response to terrorism and International cooperation in criminal matters

12 May 2022 Strasbourg

On 12 May 2022, the Council of Europe HELP (Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals) Programme organised a Seminar on Strengthening EU criminal justice systems. This was the final activity organised under the EU-CoE project HELP Radicalisation prevention, Judicial response to terrorism and...

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HELP courses on Radicalisation Prevention and on International Cooperation in Criminal Matters launched in Slovakia and the Czech Republic

21 March - 5 April 20022 Slovakia, Czech Republic

Two HELP courses have been launched within the framework of the EU-CoE project ‘HELP Radicalisation prevention, Judicial response to terrorism & International cooperation in criminal matters’ (RP-TERR-ICCM). On 21 March, a group of 42 prison officers from Slovakia took part in the launch of the...

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CEP Seminar on (De) Radicalisation and Rehabilitation

9 December 2021 Barcelona

Organised by our partners in the project EU-CoE HELP Radicalisation prevention, Judicial response to terrorism and International cooperation in criminal matters, the CEP (Confederation of European Probation), this seminar was held on 9 December in Barcelona. The seminar addressed the key issues...

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Italian Judges and Prosecutors and Bulgarian lawyers successfully completed the HELP course on International Cooperation in Criminal Matters

September-October 2021 Italy, Bulgaria

The HELP course on International Cooperation in Criminal Matters (updated version 2021 developed under the EU-CoE project HELP in the EU II), which was launched on 13 September in Italy, and on 14 October in Bulgaria, was implemented by two national tutors within the framework of the EU-CoE...

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CoE-EU HIGH LEVEL CONFERENCE “Countering Cross-border crime: Human Rights Implications”

21 October 2021 Strasbourg, France and Online

On the 20th and 21st of October 2021, the Council of Europe’s Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) Programme organised a high-level CoE-EU conference on countering cross-border crime and human right implications. Due to the restrictions imposed by the covid-19 pandemic, the...

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HELP Radicalisation and terrorism prevention course launched in Barcelona

21-22 September 2021 Barcelona, Spain

On 21 and 22 September 2021 a total of 28 Spanish judges and prosecutors gathered in Barcelona for the seminar-course launch on Radicalisation and Terrorism Prevention, organised in cooperation with the Spanish Judicial Council (Consejo General del Poder Judicial) and the Spanish Office of the...

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45 Probation Officers from the Czech Republic start the HELP course on Radicalisation Prevention

16 June 2021 Czech Republic

On 16 June 2021, the HELP course on Radicalisation Prevention was launched for a group of 45 probation officers in the Czech Republic. The online launch event, organised within the framework of the EU-CoE HELP Radicalisation prevention, Judicial response to terrorism and International cooperation...

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Prison and Probation Professionals in the Western Balkans trained on radicalisation prevention

February-April 2021 Western Balkans

A selected group of 145 prison and probation professionals, coming from all six Western Balkans Beneficiaries[1], are improving their knowledge on addressing radicalisation in prisons and disengaging offenders from violence by undertaking the Council of Europe HELP course on Radicalisation...

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HELP Course on Radicalisation Prevention for Austrian Prison and Probation officers

22 March 2021 Austria

The Council of Europe HELP course on Radicalisation Prevention was launched for a group of 39 prison and probation officers from Austria on 22 March 2021. The event, organised jointly with the Austrian Ministry of Justice, was part of the EU-CoE project HELP Radicalisation Prevention, Judicial...

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HELP Seminar ´Reinforcing International Cooperation in times of COVID-19´

23 March 2021 Online

On 23 March 2021 a seminar was organised within the framework of the EU-CoE project HELP Radicalisation Prevention, Judicial Response to Terrorism & International Cooperation in Criminal Matters. The seminar focused on international cooperation in times of COVID-19, providing an opportunity for...

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Cross-border launch of HELP Radicalisation Prevention course for CEP Probation Officers

11 February 2021

On 11 February 2021, the HELP course on Radicalisation Prevention was launched for probation officers under the umbrella of the Confederation of European Probation (CEP). This launch was held in the framework of the EU-CoE project "Radicalisation Prevention, Judicial response to Terrorism and...

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CEP Seminar on Radicalisation Prevention in Probation

12 November 2020

The Confederation of European Probation (CEP) held a seminar on 12 November 2020 on the subject of Radicalisation Prevention in probation, organised within the framework of the EU-CoE project ´Radicalisation Prevention, Judicial response to Terrorism and International Cooperation in Criminal...

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Increasing the capacities of legal professionals on issues of radicalisation prevention across six EU countries

9 October 2020 Strasbourg

The extraordinary and challenging circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase on radicalisation, making this issue even more relevant. Increasing the capacities of legal professionals dealing with radicalisation cases is essential. In this context, under the framework of...

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HELP in the EU Focal and Info Points Meeting

6-7 February 2020 Strasbourg

On 6-7 February 2020, the HELP in the EU Focal and Info Points Meeting, organised in Strasbourg under the European Union-Council of Europe “HELP in the EU’” project, gathered over 50 members of the HELP Network, representatives of National Training Institutions (NTIs) for judges, prosecutors as...

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Preventing radicalisation in the prison system: Bremen is internationally active

20 December 2019 Bremen

The Bremen Justice and Constitution Senator started more than a year ago to develop its own concept for dealing with extremist prisoners - taking on a pioneering role. From the very beginning, the concept was accompanied by diverse training actions and project, including international ones....

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Seminar on Radicalisation Prevention and cross-border launch on HELP course in Gathering and Use of Evidence in Counter-terrorism cases for EU legal professionals

23-24 September 2019 Strasbourg

45 judges, prosecutors, prison and probation staff meet in Strasbourg for the HELP Seminar on Radicalisation Prevention and the cross-border launch of the HELP course on Gathering and Use of Evidence in Counter-terrorism Cases. The joint event, organised under the EU-Council of Europe projects...

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Second cross-border launch of the European Union-Council of Europe help course on Radicalisation Prevention for prison and probation staff

27-28 May 2019 Brussels

Over 100 prison and probation staff from Austria, Belgium and Spain attended the cross-border launch of the European Union-Council of Europe HELP Course on Radicalisation Prevention in Brussels on 27 and 28 May 2019. The event, held in French, started with speeches from representatives of Belgian...

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First cross-border launch of the EU-Council of Europe HELP course on Radicalisation Prevention for prison and probation staff

2-3 May 2019 Athens

The EU-Council of Europe HELP Course on Radicalisation Prevention was launched in Athens on 2 and 3 May 2019, for over 70 prison and probation staff from Greece, Germany and members of the Confederation of European Probation (CEP), of different nationalities. This is the first time a HELP course...

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First cross-border launch of the EU-Council of Europe HELP course on Radicalisation Prevention

28-29 March 2019 Barcelona

On 28 and 29 March the EU-Council of Europe HELP course on Radicalisation Prevention was launched for 87 judges and prosecutors from three member states: Austria, Italy and Spain. The launch event was held at the premises of the Spanish Judicial School in Barcelona and included presentations on...

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Trainers trained on new EU-Council of Europe Radicalisation Prevention HELP course

24-25 January 2019 Strasbourg

The first HELP Training of Trainers (ToT) under the EU-funded Project “HELP Radicalisation Prevention” gathered some 18 participants from up to 9 EU countries in Strasbourg on 24-25 January 2019. The purpose was to equip and certify future national tutors - most of them with expertise on the...

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