Events Calendar

Past Events

2 November - 11 December 2020

IIJ eCTAC: Two Courses Tailored for Anglophone and Francophone Practitioners

In November and December 2020, the IIJ delivered two iterations of its online Counter-Terrorism Academic Curriculum (eCTAC), one each for English-speaking and French-speaking practitioners. The eCTAC courses were supported by the Government of France, one of the Academic Unit’s founding...
28 October 2020

IIJ REMVE Initiative: First Online Expert Meeting on Countering REMVE

In October 2020, the IIJ convened a First Online Expert Meeting on Countering Racially or Ethnically Motivated Violent Extremism (REMVE) under the new IIJ REMVE Initiative, which is being implemented with support from the Governments of the United States and...
26 - 29 October 2020

IIJ Global Central Authorities Initiative: Online Workshop for Ugandan Prosecutors on MLA

In October 2020, the IIJ convened an online workshop for 42 prosecutors from Uganda aimed at enhancing their understanding of mutual legal assistance (MLA) processes and developing skills to enable them to seek and obtain evidence and support from foreign...
13 - 22 October 2020

IIJ Judicial Capacity-Building Initiative: Joint IIJ – ICCT Workshop on Applying Administrative Measures within a Counter-Terrorism Context & Rule of Law Framework

On 13, 15, 20, & 22 October 2020, the IIJ and the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT), convened a four-day online workshop on Applying Administrative Measures within a Counter-Terrorism Context and Rule of Law Framework. The workshop,...
14 September 2020

IIJ Judicial Capacity-Building Initiative: Joint IIJ – UNODC Online Side Event on Partnerships in Strengthening the Use of Technology in Criminal Justice Responses to Terrorism during & in the Aftermath of Pandemics and Disasters

In September 2020, the IIJ and the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime’s Terrorism Prevention Branch (UNODC/TPB), convened an event in the margins of the 2020 OSCE-wide Counter Terrorism Conference on Effective Partnerships against Terrorism and Violent Extremism and...
Juvenile Justice
1 - 4 September 2020

IIJ Juvenile Justice Initiative: Practitioners’ Notes – Online Sectoral Workshop for Detention Officials

In September 2020, the IIJ convened the most recent in a series of sector-specific capacity-building workshops under the IIJ Juvenile Justice Initiative. The Online Sectoral Workshop for Detention Officials brought together 37 practitioners from fourteen countries across the Sahel, North...
22 - 24 July 2020

IIJ Core Course: Using Information Derived from Intelligence to Generate Evidence for Terrorism Investigations and Prosecutions

In July 2020, with funding from the Unites States, the IIJ convened the first online iteration of the Core Course: Using Information Derived from Intelligence to Generate Evidence for Terrorism Investigations and Prosecutions. The online course was convened with both a sectoral and regional...
Addressing Homegrown Terrorism
15 - 30 July 2020

IIJ Addressing Homegrown Terrorism Initiative: Online Workshop on Implementing the GCTF’s Rabat – Washington Good Practices, Special Focus on Response to Terrorist Attacks

On 15, 21 – 22 and 28 – 30 July 2020, with funding from the Government of the United States, the IIJ convened its fourth thematic workshop on Addressing Homegrown Terrorism with a Special Focus on Response to Terrorist Attacks....
Global Central Authorities
13 - 17 July 2020

IIJ Global Central Authorities Initiative: East Africa Regional Online Workshop for Developing Standardised Guidelines for Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) on Criminal Matters

In July 2020, the IIJ convened an online workshop for 32 legal counsel and prosecutors from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, to form in-country working groups to take on the responsibility of drafting common guidelines for the standardisation of processing inbound...
7 - 9 July 2020

IIJ Judicial-Capacity Building Initiative: Joint IIJ – UNODC First Online Expert Meeting on Recommendations on Remote Access to Judicial Proceedings in Terrorism Cases

In July 2020, the IIJ, together with the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC), convened a First Expert Meeting on Remote Access to Judicial Proceedings in Terrorism Cases – a topic which has particular resonance in light of...
Multi-Actor P/CVE Interventions
23 - 26 June 2020

IIJ Multi-Actor P/CVE Interventions Workstream: Rule of Law-Based Multi-Actor Intervention Programmes for Preventing Violent Extremism – Practitioners’ and Curriculum Development Virtual Consultations

In June 2020, the IIJ convened five online consultations for 59 practitioners from 15 countries with experience in designing and implementing multi-actor programmes for preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE) with a particular focus on referral mechanisms. Multi-sector and multi-level...
16 - 30 June 2020

IIJ Juvenile Justice Initiative: Practitioners’ Notes – Online Sectoral Workshop for Investigators

On 16 – 18 and 30 June 2020, the IIJ convened its first online workshop under the IIJ Juvenile Justice Initiative. The Online Sectoral Workshop for Investigators brought together 55 investigators and other practitioners including defence counsels, prosecutors, judges and...
9 - 13 March 2020

IIJ Investigations Initiative: Phase V – Trinidad & Tobago Counter-Terrorism Investigation Project

In March 2020, the IIJ delivered the fifth phase of a bespoke Trinidad & Tobago Counter-Terrorism Investigation project under the IIJ Investigations Initiative. Generously supported by the British High Commission, this phase concentrated on capacity-building for judicial and prosecutorial authorities, building on earlier...
26 - 27 February 2020

IIJ Multi-Actor P/CVE Interventions Workstream: First Practitioners’ and Curriculum Development Workshop

The IIJ, in cooperation with the Danish Centre for Prevention of Extremism, convened an expert workshop in Copenhagen in February 2020. The workshop brought together 40 practitioners from 16 countries with experience in designing and implementing multi-actor programmes for preventing...
18 - 19 February 2020

IIJ Battlefield Evidence Workstream: West Africa Workshop

In February 2020, the IIJ convened a West Africa Workshop in Abuja under the auspices of the IIJ Battlefield Evidence Workstream. The workshop was co-hosted by the Government of Nigeria, with support from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of...
RFTFs
4 - 6 February 2020

IIJ RFTFs Initiative: Rehabilitating and Reintegrating TFs/RFTFs – Final Joint Workshop with Chad and Mali

In February 2020, the IIJ convened the final in a series of seven capacity-building workshops on Rehabilitating and Reintegrating RFTFs in Chad and Mali. The previous six capacity-building workshops (three each in Chad and Mali) focused on developing recommendations and...
21 - 23 January 2020

IIJ Juvenile Justice Initiative: Practitioners’ Notes – Sectoral Workshop for Defence Counsel

In January 2020, the IIJ convened in Malta a Sectoral Workshop for Defense Counsel under the IIJ Juvenile Justice Initiative, one of eight IIJ Core Initiatives. The Sectoral Workshop gathered 50 defence counsel and other practitioners, including investigators, prosecutors, judges...
21 - 24 January 2020

IIJ Investigations Initiative: Phase 3 – Multi-Agency ‘Intelligence-led, Evidence-driven’ Counter-Terrorism Investigation Capacity Building, Cameroon

In January 2020, the IIJ convened in Yaoundé, Cameroon, the third phase of a multi-agency counter-terrorism ‘Intelligence-led, Evidence-driven’ capacity building programme, delivered under the IIJ Investigations Initiative, with generous support from the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the British High Commission...
15 - 16 January 2020

IIJ Global Central Authorities Initiative: West Africa Regional Workshop on Enhancing Judicial Cooperation in Line with the IIJ Good Practices for Central Authorities

In January 2020, the IIJ convened a capacity-building workshop on Enhancing Regional and International Cooperation Between Criminal Justice Sector Stakeholders in Terrorism Cases, which focused on the specific needs and experiences of practitioners in the West Africa region. The workshop is...
11 - 13 December 2019

IIJ Judicial Capacity Building Initiative: East Africa Regional Workshop on Evidence & the Abuja Recommendations

In December 2019, the IIJ convened an East Africa Regional Workshop on Evidence in Istanbul, with support from the Governments of Switzerland and Türkiye. The workshop was held under the auspices of the IIJ Judicial Capacity-Building Initiative; one of eight IIJ Core Initiatives, and implemented...