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FAIRNESS Implementing the Stockholm Roadmap

FAIRNESS

Implementation of the Stockholm’s Roadmap in cases of terrorism and radicalisation

 

Synopsis

The FAIRNESS project promotes a balanced harmonisation of the Member States’ (MS) legal practices in relation to the implementation of several European Directives, namely directives 2016/343, 2016/800, 2016/1919 and 2013/48/EU – when suspected or accused persons are involved in terror-related crimes or radicalisation. This project explores the coherence between the ‘spirit’ and provisions of the ‘Stockholm’s Roadmap’ contrasted with investigative and preventive practices (including Directive 2014/41/EU, and Council Framework Decisions 2002/584/JHA) involving suspects or accused persons for crimes related to terrorism in the pre-trial stage.

 

Objectives

  • To promote a balanced harmonisation of the legal practices in relation to the implementation of several EU Directives across the EU Member States whenever suspected or accused persons are involved in terror-related crimes or radicalisation;
  • To explore the coherence between the ‘spirit’ and the provisions of Stockholm’s Roadmap contrasted with investigative and preventive practices involving suspects or accused persons for crimes related to terrorism in the pre-trial stage.

 

Expected outcomes

  • Improved knowledge, legal harmonisation and capacities on the legislation and practices on the Stockholm Roadmap for suspects and accused persons of terror-related crimes;
  • Strengthened cooperation and exchange of best practices in relation to the rights of persons suspected or accused of terror-related crimes;
  • Improved cooperation between legal authorities with NGOs, media and professional organisations in the field of the rights of persons suspected or accused of terror-related crimes.

 

Promoter

Ministry of Justice, Italy

 

Partners

IPS Innovative Prison Systems (Qualify Just IT Solutions and Consulting), Portugal
Center for the Study of Democracy, Bulgaria
Free University of Brussels (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Belgium
Agenfor International, Italy
College of Public Administration Bremen (Hochschule für Öffentliche Verwaltung), Germany
ICPA Stichting Foundation office in Europe, The Netherlands

 

Funding

European Commission: Directorate-General Justice and Consumers (DG Justice Programme)

 

Timeframe

01/06/2019 – 31/05/2021 (24 months)

FAIRNESS PROJECT

Implementing the Roadmap resulting from the Stockholm Programme to promote a balanced harmonisation of the legal practices involving radical or terrorist suspects/offenders across European Union Member States.

Services
Criminal Justice Reform

Where
Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria, Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands

Contact us
ips@prisonsystems.eu