EVENTS

Expert Meeting | 16 January 2015

Expert Roundtable Meeting with Dr. Pressman and Prof. Dr. Bjørgo

On 16 January 2015, the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) hosted a Closed Expert Roundtable Meeting with Dr. Elaine Pressman and Prof. Dr. Tore Bjørgo on risk assessment for violent extremists, and engagement and disengagement from militant extremist groups.

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NEWS

News item | 29 January 2015

Dutch Foreign Fighter Omar H. Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison

On 27 January, the Court of Appeal in The Hague sentenced 23-year old Omar H. from Amsterdam to 18 months unconditional imprisonment for, amongst others, participation in training for terrorism. It is the first decision in which a Dutch court has issued a judgement on the participation in assistance to terrorism. It is also the first time that a suspect is convicted in appeal for plans to travel to Syria to participate in the jihad.

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News item | 22 January 2015

Workshop on Implementation of Security Council Resolutions 1624 (2005) and 2178 (2014) in Kenya

ICCT in cooperation with UN Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and Human Security Collective (HSC) organised a national workshop on Effective implementation of United National Security Council Resolutions 1624 (2005) and 2178 (2014) in Mombasa, Kenya from 20-22 January 2015.

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News item | 12 January 2015

ICCT Vacancy: Senior Portfolio Manager

To help consolidate and expand ICCT as an international centre of excellence, the Centre seeks an experienced Senior Portfolio Manager. S/He will be responsible for the acquisition, initiation, negotiation, design, implementation, monitoring and reporting of ICCT activities. 

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PUBLICATIONS

Commentary | 22 January 2015

Accountability and Transparency in the United States’ Counter-Terrorism Strategy

In the following commentary, ICCT Research Fellow Jessica Dorsey responds to the recently released CIA "Torture Report" and discusses the accountability and transparency in the counter-terrorism strategy of the United States.

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Op-Ed | 9 January 2015

Paris 7-8 January: Darkness in the City of Light

ICCT Director Mr. Mark Singleton responds to the attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris on 7 January 2014. In this Op-Ed he discusses the downside of increased securitisation and the need for a comprehensive approach to counter-terrorism.

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Policy Brief | 24 December 2014

Addressing the Foreign Terrorist Fighters Phenomenon From a European Union Perspective

On 23 October 2014, the Global Center on Cooperative Security, the Human Security Collective, and the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague convened an expert meeting at the European Union in Brussels to discuss the implications of UN Security Council Resolution 2178 on foreign fighters and to explore responses to the threat foreign fighters pose. 

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