Yarspe reSOURCES

Several resources will be produced during the three years of the project, the downloadable materials can be found here, contains alongside some other relevant and interesting resources. 

Handbook of Good Practices

Good Practices and Tools on preventing youth radicalisation through sport will be available in September 2022.

Animated Videos

Young Journalists present 10 inspirational stories collected from people all over Europe.

Analytical Report

Written by the project's researchers the Report focuses on merging the theory, practice and policy of radicalisation prevention through sport.

Final Conference

Taking place at the end of 2022, the conference will present the project's achievements and will give the floor to practitioners, academics, policy makers and NGOs for in depth discussions.

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Research on the prevention of radicalisation and violent extremism has been conducted by international and European organisations and institutions. We have identified a list of resources focused specifically on radicalisation, youth and sport.

Council of Europe - Youth work against violent radicalisation. Theory, concepts and primary prevention in practice

This study presents ways in which youth work prevents radicalisation leading to violence. It also identifies inspiring youth work practices, as well as the needs and challenges youth work faces.

RAN Polarisation Management Manual

The Manual introduces Bart Brandsma’s model, which explains the mechanisms of polarisation, as well as chapters offering practical guidance for different sectors : Local government, Police, Education, Communities, Families and youth, Prison and probation.

UNODC - Desk review on sport as a tool for the prevention of violent extremism.

The paper mapping of existing PVE through sports initiatives, found that many programmes exist globally which use sport as a tool of crime prevention or to build social bridges, especially within Europe, Africa, Latin and North America, and, to a more limited extent, within the Middle East.

SALTO Cultural Diversity - Young people and extremism: a resource pack for youth workers

This resource pack offers ideas, examples and practical techniques through which youth workers, community workers, policymakers and those who work with young people can engage with challenging questions and better understand the context young people are living in. It explores the role of youth work with an international dimension, and of non-formal learning more generally, in responding to the risks to young people from different forms of extremism.

The Austrian Strategy for the Prevention and Countering of Violent Extremism and De-radicalisation

The present document pools the experience and handling practices of various occupational groups familiar with the topic of “prevention of violent extremism and de-radicalisation” and shall make a significant contribution to handling this topic responsibly.

RAN POLICY BRIEF Preventing the risk of radicalisation of asylum seekers and refugees, and far-right mobilisation against asylum seekers, refugees and immigrants, 2020

This issue paper assesses challenges related to questions of social cohesion and the prevention of polarisation related to the arrival of asylum seekers and refugees in Europe. It aims at supporting practitioners and policymakers in adjusting existing strategies for preventing violent extremism (PVE) to the challenges related to a mounting polarisation of public opinion regarding refugees, asylum seekers and migration issues, and highlights the importance of broad and comprehensive perspectives and multi-agency cooperation in understanding and challenging the different forms of violent radicalisation.

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