Events Calendar

Past Events

1 - 11 November 2022

IIJ CTAC: Second CTAC Course for Francophone North and West African Practitioners

In November 2022, the IIJ Academic Unit brought together 21 French-speaking criminal justice practitioners from West and North Africa for its second Francophone and fourth in-person Counter-Terrorism Academic Curriculum course (CTAC). This immersive, foundational course – funded by the Government...
REMVE
27 October 2022

IIJ REMVE Initiative: Roundtable on Addressing Vulnerabilities to REMVE / Radicalisation

In October 2022, the IIJ convened a Criminal Justice Practitioner’s Roundtable on Addressing Vulnerabilities to Radicalization or Recruitment to Racially or Ethnically Motivated Violent Extremism (REMVE) / Extreme Right-Wing Terrorism (ERWT). This roundtable, delivered with support from the Government of...
11 - 13 October 2022

IIJ Judicial Capacity Building-Initiative: Regional Workshop on Reducing Pre-trial Detention in a Rule-of-Law Context

In October 2022, the IIJ convened its first regional workshop on reducing excessive pre-trial detention in West Africa. The workshop — convened with support from the Government of Germany — brought together 45 practitioners from Benin, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Niger,...
27 - 29 September 2022

IIJ Addressing the Impunity of Sexual Violence in the Context of Terrorism Workstream: Regional Workshop on Enhancing the Investigation of Terrorism-Related Sexual Violence Crimes

In September, the IIJ and the Ministry of Gender and Family in Burkina Faso, organized a regional workshop in Benin on the investigation of terrorism-related sexual violence crimes. This three-day workshop brought together 40 criminal justice practitioners from Benin, Burkina...
REMVE
20 September 2022

Using the Full Range of Criminal Justice Tools to Counter Racially or Ethnically Motivated Violent Extremism (REMVE): UNGA 77 Side Event

In September 2022, the IIJ, together with the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) “REMVE” Toolkit Initiative Leads, the United States and Norway, held a side event on Using the Full Range of Criminal Justice Tools to Counter Racially or Ethnically Motivated...
Counter Terrorism Financing
13 - 15 September 2022

IIJ Counter-Terrorist Financing: Mitigating Terrorist Financing Risks of Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs) in West Africa

In September 2022, the IIJ returned to Abidjan for the second workshop on Mitigating Risks Associated with Abuse of Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs) for Terrorist Financing Purposes in West Africa, a follow-up to its highly successful first event...
12 - 22 September 2022

IIJ CTAC: First CTAC Course for Practitioners from South and Southeast Asian

In September 2022, the IIJ Academic Unit convened its first English-language course for criminal justice practitioners from South and Southeast Asia. Based on the Academic Unit’s flagship Counter-Terrorism Academic Curriculum (CTAC) and funded by the Government of Australia, the course...
Battlefield Evidence
8 - 9 September 2022

IIJ Battlefield Evidence Workstream: Meeting on Battlefield Evidence from Afghanistan and Beyond

In September 2022, the IIJ welcomed 45 practitioners and policymakers from the United States and European Government agencies, EU institutions and select multilateral institutions for a meeting on Battlefield Evidence from Afghanistan and Beyond, held with support from the Government...
IIJ Alumni: Virtual Launch of the IIJ Alumni Portal
31 August 2022

IIJ Alumni: Virtual Launch of the IIJ Alumni Portal

In August 2022, the IIJ hosted its first online Alumni event to officially launch the IIJ Alumni Portal. The portal will further facilitate and support peer-to-peer exchange through a dedicated and secure gateway, access to unique multimedia content, research articles,...
26 - 28 July 2022

IIJ Addressing Homegrown Terrorism Initiative: Enhancing National-Local Coordination on Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Radicalization and Terrorist Attacks

In July 2022, the IIJ in partnership with Strong Cities Network (SCN) implemented a regional workshop in Surabaya Indonesia, on ‘Enhancing Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Radicalization and Terrorist Attacks in Southeast Asia’. The workshop — convened with support from...
19 - 21 July 2022

IIJ Judicial Capacity-Building Initiative: Joint IIJ & UNODC Workshop on Accelerating Case Review and Reducing Pre-Trial Detention for Terrorist Offences through Remote Access Technology in Niger

In July 2022, the IIJ and the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) convened a workshop in Niamey to assess the feasibility and interest of Nigerien practitioners to introduce videoconferencing technology into preliminary proceedings, in hopes of reducing...
19 - 21 July 2022

IIJ Juvenile Justice Initiative: Joint OPDAT–IIJ Workshop on Justice for Children in Terrorism Cases in Burkina Faso

In July 2022, the IIJ in partnership with The U.S. Department of Justice/OPDAT in Burkina Faso organized a workshop for 29 Burkinabè practitioners including investigators, judges, defence counsel, prison officials, social workers, civil society, and representatives from the Ministry of...
CTAC
27 June - 7 July 2022

IIJ CTAC: Pilot Anglophone Course for African Practitioners

In late June and early July 2022, the IIJ Academic Unit convened its pilot Anglophone course based on the innovative Counter-Terrorism Academic Curriculum (CTAC). Funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Denmark and co-hosted by the...
27 June - 7 July 2022

IIJ Judicial Capacity-Building Initiative: ICCT & IIJ Workshop for MENA Region on the Criminal Justice Approaches to the Interlinkages between Terrorism and Core International Crimes, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Crimes, Human Trafficking, Migrant Smuggling, Slavery and Crimes Against Children

On 27 and 30 June, 4 and 7 July 2022, the IIJ, in collaboration with the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) convened a four-day online workshop on ‘Criminal Justice Approaches to the Linkages between Terrorism and Core International Crimes’. The...
16 June 2022

IIJ Global Central Authorities Initiative: Great Lakes Regional Ministerial Conference on Enhancing Judicial Cooperation

In June 2022, the IIJ in partnership with the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and the Office of the Special Envoy for the Great Lakes (OSESG-GL) convened the Great Lakes Regional Ministerial Conference on Enhancing Judicial Cooperation....
10 - 19 May 2022

IIJ Judicial Capacity-Building Initiative: ICCT & IIJ Workshop for Francophone African Countries on the Criminal Justice Approaches to the Interlinkages between Terrorism and Core International Crimes, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Crimes, Human Trafficking, Migrant Smuggling, Slavery and Crimes Against Children

In May 2022, the IIJ, in collaboration with the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) convened a four-day online workshop on ‘Criminal Justice Approaches to the Linkages between Terrorism and Core International Crimes’. The workshop, generously supported by the Government of...
CTAC
9 - 19 May 2022

IIJ CTAC: Pilot Course for Francophone Practitioners

In May 2022, with support from the Government of Denmark, the IIJ convened its first in-person course under the innovative Counter-Terrorism Academic Curriculum (CTAC) since its creation in 2020 in the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The pilot CTAC...
25 April - 6 May 2022

IIJ Investigations Initiative: Counter-Terrorism Strategy Development and Multi-Agency Investigation Capacity-Building in Malawi

In April 2022, the IIJ convened a strategy development and multi-agency investigation capacity-building programme for law enforcement practitioners in Malawi, under the auspices of the IIJ Investigations Initiative. This workshop brought together 36 practitioners from different agencies, including the police,...
28 - 30 March 2022

IIJ Addressing the Impunity of Sexual Violence in the Context of Terrorism: Expert Group Meeting on Emerging Trends and Typologies in Terrorism-Related Sexual Violence

In March 2022, the IIJ convened its first Online Expert Group Meeting on Addressing the Impunity of Sexual Violence in the Context of Terrorism. This first expert meeting, supported by the Government of France, brought together 50 practitioners and national,...
Judicial Capacity-Building
21 - 24 March 2022

IIJ Judicial Capacity-Building Initiative: Joint IIJ & ICCT Workshop on the ‘Criminal Justice Approaches to the Linkages Between Terrorism and Core International Crimes, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Crimes, Human Trafficking, Migrant Smuggling, Slavery and Crimes Against Children.

In March 2022, the IIJ and the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) convened a four-day online workshop on ‘Criminal Justice Approaches to the Linkages between Terrorism and Core International Crimes’. The workshop, generously supported by the Government of Switzerland. brought...