Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Alexander Ritzmann – CEP senior advisor
Joshua Fisher-Birch – CEP research analyst
Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler – CEP senior director
Sofia Koller – CEP senior research analyst
Read the updated CEP Policy Brief here.
Based on this research and in-depth monitoring of the current situation, CEP experts discussed the various challenges governments face in preventing the departure of such individuals as well as the necessary proactive steps governments in Europe and North America should urgently initiate to establish a flexible system for returnee management, including in cooperation with relevant civil society organizations. Such as system must encompass options for prosecutions as well as deradicalization and reintegration mechanisms.