CoCoRa – Community Counteracting Radicalisation

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Objectives

  • To contribute to improving the prevention efforts against militant Islamic radicalisation and extremism among young Muslim
  • To strengthen young Muslims active citizenship and to build a sustainable bridge between local Muslim communities and prevention professionals in order to improve collaboration, cohesion and efficiency in the efforts to empower young Muslims to active citizenship on democratic terms
  • To break down the mutual distrust and make use of the knowledge, credibility and trust that local Muslim communities hold about the local youth in risk of being radicalised

Activities

  • Developing and testing of a new prevention strategy that involves civil and local Muslim communities actively in the prevention of radicalization through the process of empowering young Muslims to feel affiliation and positive citizenship
  • Creation of prevention Program to empower and qualify youngsters to assume the so called self-including citizenship
  • Delivering prevention-workshops with professionals, stakeholders and representatives from Muslim communities

Results

  • CoCora Collaborative Program to establish and anchor the local collaboration
  • CoCoRa Prevention Program to empower and qualify youngsters to assume the so called self-including citizenship
  • CoCora Ambassador Program to train the youngsters to present the programs and their own empowered narratives in the professional prevention efforts as well as for other young Muslims and representatives from Muslim communities, facing the same need for a participatory initiatives

Partners

  • Coordinator: mhtconsult ApS (Denmark)
  • Association pour le Développement des Initiatives Citoyennes et Européennes (France)
  • Cultures interactive e.V. Verein zur interkulturellen. Bildung und Gewaltprävention (Germany)
  • Verein Multikulturell (Austria)

The project

Project Number

Date of the project

01/10/2015 – 01/10/2017

DG of reference

DG EAC, Education and Training, Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Strategic Partnership in the field of YOUTH

Categories

Unit

Migration

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E-mail

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