FAIR partnership – FAIR

Fighting Against Inmates’ Radicalisation

763538 - FAIR - JUST-AG-2016/JUST-AG-2016-03 PROJECT NUMBER: 763538

  • Prevent violent radicalisation of inmates.
  • Promote disengagement.
  • Facilitate reintegration into society.

FAIR partnership

FAIR combines 10 partners from 9 European countries. FAIR coordinator is Fondazione Nuovo Villaggio del Fanciullo (IT), which is experienced in NGO management, rehabilitation of people with addiction problems and their re-integration into the labour market. FNVF also does training, research, juvenile criminal justice mediation, autobiographical writing activities for inmates and supervision services for unaccompanied foreign minors. FNVF manages the FAIR project and leads the preparation of the model of alternative detention centres for the rehabilitation of radicalised inmates.

FAIR content development is provided by 3 research and educational institutions:

Arq Psychotrauma Expert Group (NL), a holding organisation for experts in psychotrauma, who provide a needs assessment among prison staff as well as analyses of European best practices on measures to prevent and combat violent radicalisation. In the FAIR project Arq together with The European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control, affiliated with the United Nations – HEUNI (FI), promote the international exchange of information on crime prevention and control. The third content partner is the University of Malta (MT) which, within their Prison Education and Re-entry Programme, closely cooperates with Corradino Correctional Facility and provides FAIR project discussion groups and training for prison operators.

Project content is deployed through the website, participatory web platform and online consultation service developed by EuroCoop, Institute for European Research and Development (SI). They have developed several IT solutions for vulnerable target groups, especially inmates and Roma. EuroCoop works in close cooperation with lead disseminator Social Innovation Fund – SIF (LT). SIF is a charity and support foundation with experience in reception centres for detainees outside of prison who are expert in psychological counselling for risk groups such as detainees and migrants.

The FAIR training programme and the web platform and consultation service are prototyped in 4 partner countries by: