TRAin TRAINING (Transfer Radicalization Approaches in Training)


Rome –  High School of the Penal Execution “Piersanti Mattarella” – Via G. Barellai, 140



8.30 –  9.15      Registration of participants

9.30 –  10.00    Introduction remarks by Riccardo Turrini Vita –Director General for Training and Train Training Project Leader .

10.00 -10.30    Welcome speech by the Head of Italian Penitentiary Administration – The Hon. Francesco Basentini and by the Head of Italian Juvenile and Community Sanctions Administration – The Hon. Gemma Tuccillo.


10.30 – 12.00  – Section  I – Radicalization threat: an European overview Chairman The Hon. Riccardo Turrini Vita”

 The Jihadist threat in Europe and in Italy: an updated scenario

by Dr. Francesco Marone – Research Fellow for the Center on Radicalization and International Terrorism at ISPI – Italian Institute for International Political Studies

Coffee  break   (20 min.)

“  Radicalization and violent extremism. What do we know up to now?

by  Prof.  Ioan Durnescu –  Faculty of Sociology and Social Work – University of Bucharest


12.00 – 13.00 – Section II  –   Radicalization in prison and probation settings: comparative analysis for answering to the phenomenon. Chairman  d.ssa Carla Ciavarella – Director of general affairs and  international relations –Directorate General for Training Ministero della Giustizia                         

This project is funded by the  European Union’s   

Justice Programme (2014-2020)

 Comparative analysis of methodology to detect, prevent and counter radicalism in prison and probation settings “

by Delphine Verheyde – Rasmorad project consultant  – Siracusa Institute


13.00 – 14.30   Lunch


14.30 – 16.30 – Section III    – Transferring Radicalization Approaches in Training :  improving knowledge and skills for prison and probation staff . Chairman Cira Stefanelli – Director Training for juveniles and probation staff – Directorate General for Training

 “ Training needs for juveniles justice staff: the results of the research conducted in the regions of Emilia Romagna and Sardinia “

 by Prof . Stefano Allievi  and Dr. M. Khalid Rhazzali  – University of Padua

Common knowledge as a bridge toward the Islamic world : introduction to the Syllabus”

  by Prof. Michele Bernardini – University of Naples “L’Orientale”


16.30    Closing Remarks