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

  • The timing of reintegration efforts

    Rehabilitation process should start as soon as possible - ideally from the moment the inmate enters the prison. Reintegration needs to begin prior to release and to extend into the post-release per... Read More

  • Building a relationship of trust

    Rehabilitation cannot be forced, it is a process that has to start from and inside the individual. To facilitate this process, aftercare specialists, social workers and counsellors need to build a ... Read More

  • Role of other stakeholders

    The role of the private sector could be explored and enhanced. The security of private actors should also be addressed. Some may prefer that their involvement not be made public. In planning rein... Read More

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