Building Off-Ramps and Reintegrating Foreign Fighters and Terrorist Offenders: Challenges and Opportunities

This meeting summary recounts a dialogue between government and non-government experts from Africa, Europe, and North America about facilitating effective “off-ramps” for current armed fighters and reintegrating foreign fighters and extremists into society upon their return. One key takeaway discussed the importance of community involvement, especially community-led initiatives such as individual interventions that incorporate the help of psychologists, faith leaders, peers, and more.