Introduction / Summary

Note: This document aims to provide additional guidance to Members States in their efforts to develop rehabilitation and reintegration programmes for violent extremist offenders and to address violent extremism in prison settings. It summarizes the conclusions/findings of an expert workshop convened by UNCCT, UNICRI and the Government of Turkey in Istanbul, on 19-20 May 2014.

Good Practices Breakdown

  • Holistic Approach

    Reintegration and aftercare programmes for violent extremists should form part of a more comprehensive approach to preventing crime and countering violent extremism. Reintegration requires a holi... Read More

  • Replacing the individual needs

    Very often violent extremist offenders, when they leave a full time and continuous engagement in the movement, need to focus on “something else”. The results are more positive when individuals are ... Read More

  • The role of governments

    Governments are the main actors and – especially in the long term – have the responsibility to lead the rehabilitation and reintegration processes at the strategic level. Governments have the re... Read More

Latest Initiatives

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This section will be used to highlight key initiatives being led by governments around the world which are advancing the GCTF’s lifecycle initiative