Introduction / Summary

Note: This document will be submitted to the GCTF and to the UN’s Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute to provide additional guidance to GCTF members and other countries who are attempting to incorporate the Rome Memorandum into their own programs. This document summarizes the conclusions/findings of the expert workshop convened by Hedayah and the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) in Abu Dhabi, May 8-9, 2013. The list of participants in that session is below. The participants have not, however, endorsed this document.

Good Practices Breakdown

  • A Team Approach

    Psychologists must be in rehabilitation programs as part of a closely knit team, and not as an independent actor. The rehabilitation of the detainees must be a holistic, group effort, with all elem... Read More

  • Segregating Inmates

    Prisons should consider separating terrorist group leaders and influential ideologues from other inmates, for a variety of reasons. First, terrorist group leaders/ideologues may continue to maintai... Read More

  • Reducing Stigmas for Reintegration

    The community stigma about terrorists can often hinder a detainee’s reintegration. The detainee can be regarded as a threat by some members of the community, while others may regard him as a sell-o... 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