The International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism (ICSVE)

Research Reports (most recent)

The Effects of Assad’s Atrocities and the Call to Foreign Fighters to Come to Syria on the Rise and Fall of the ISIS Caliphate
ISIS-Linked Digital Activism and Sympathy-Raising on Behalf of ISIS Women Held in SDF Camps
Social Media Tracking of ISIS Women and Real-Life Actions of ISIS Men on Their Behalf
Spontaneous Deradicalization and the Path to Repatriate Some ISIS Members
ISIS and the Militant Jihad on Instagram

Brief Reports

Can Case of Samantha Elhassani Be a Positive Example for Repatriation of Other ISIS Wives?
European Attacks and the Uproar Over Hate Speech as ISIS Virtual Caliphate Continues to Reign
Qatar Takes a Major Step Toward a Freer Society
Will Upcoming Trials of ISIS Women in Northeast Syria Speed Up Repatriations of Some?
ISIS Death in SDF Prison Raises Questions About Repatriation Before They Face Death

International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR)

Reports (most recent)

The New Philosemitism: Exploring a Changing Relationship Between Jews and the Far-Right
The Islamic Movement in Britain
Deradicalisation in Singapore: Past, Present and Future
Extremist Offender Management in Europe: Country Reports
Prisons and Terrorism: Extremist Offender Management in 10 European Countries

Features (publications are a bit older (from 2019 and earlier but seem interesting)

From Daesh to ‘Diaspora’ II: The Challenges Posed by Women and Minors After the Fall of the Caliphate
The Cost of Crying Victory: Policy Implications of the Islamic State’s Territorial Collapse
Holy Mobilisation: The Religious Legitimation behind Iraq’s Counter-ISIS Campaign
The King’s Programme for Middle East Dialogue Research Papers 2018
Beyond ISIS & Al-Qaeda: The Long Tail of Global Islamist Violence


Foreign Fighters and the Returnee Threat
Islamist and Jihadist Non-State Actor Governance in the Arab World
The Women and Minors of Islamic State

Radicalisation Awareness Network

Rehabilitation Manual ‒ Rehabilitation of radicalised and terrorist offenders for first line practitioners, June 2020
Violent right-wing extremism in focus, May 2020
Peer and Self Review Manual for Exit Work, January 2020
Lessons from crime prevention in preventing violent extremism by police, January 2020
Factbook ‒ Islamist extremism, December 2019
Factbook ‒ Far-right extremism, December 2019
Preventing the risk of radicalisation of asylum seekers and refugees, and far-right mobilisation against asylum seekers, refugees and immigrants, December 2019
RAN H&SC Handbook Extremism, Radicalisation & Mental Health: handbook for practitioners, November 2019
Multi-Agency Working and preventing violent extremism: Paper II, April 2019

ISD Global

Voices of Pakistani Youth: Lessons for Civil Society in the Development of Effective Counter-Narrative Campaigns
Hoodwinked: Coordinated Inauthentic Behaviour on Facebook
Developing a Civil Society Response to Online Manipulation
Other publications:

Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence

Women and Violent Radicalization
“Returnees” Which Measures to Adopt?
Types of Radicalization
The Radicalization Process
Recognizing Violent Radicalization
Hate Incidents
Prevention Tools
Prevention Guides
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933–1945
Holocaust and Genocide Studies Scholarly Journal (3 times a year / in collaboration with Oxford University Press)

McIntosh, Sarah. Pursuing Justice for Mass Atrocities. A Handbook for Victim Groups. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2021
European Institute of Peace

Making Peace with the Climate
Gender and Peacemaking Strategy
Time to Step Up EU Mediation?
Shaping Conflict Resolution Together - Strategic Plan 2020-2022
Climate-Fragility Policy Paper: Climate Change and Security in the Horn of Africa: Can Europe help to reduce the risks?
Climate-Fragility Policy Paper: Europe and Climate Security: Is Europe delivering on its rhetoric?
Preventive Diplomacy – the vanguard of multilateralism
The Sidama’s quest for self-rule: A study of the referendum on regional statehood
The EU’s role in promoting ‘Peace Dividends’ in Afghanistan
Citizenship on hold in Libya: an EIP policy paper
Taking Stock of Mediation Support: What Do Envoys Think?”
Refugee Return in Syria: Dangers, Security Risks and Information Scarcity
Ethnic Extremism in Ethiopia: an EIP policy paper
Report :“Islamic State in East Africa”

Also release news updates regularly:’s Southern Women for Peace Group participate in Skills Enhancing Training
Don’t Miss Opportunities to Make Peace with the Climate
Taking Stoke: Three Lessons From the Women, Peace and Security Agenda for The Climate Security Agenda
International Criminal Court (ICC)

Rome Statute of the ICC
Ongoing cases:
Uganda: war crimes and crimes against humanity
DRC: war crimes and crimes against humanity
Darfur, Sudan: Alleged genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity
Central African Republic: war crimes and crimes against humanity. Second case also in different context
Kenya: Crimes against humanity
Libya: war crimes and crimes against humanity
Côte d'Ivoire: Alleged crimes within the jurisdiction of the Court
Mali: war crimes
Georgia: war crimes and crimes against humanity
Burundi: crimes against humanity
Bangladesh/Myanmar: Alleged crimes of deportation, persecution, and any other crime within the ICC jurisdiction
Afghanistan: war crimes and crimes against humanity

European Network for investigation and prosecution of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes (‘Genocide Network’)

Strategy of the EU Genocide Network to combat impunity for the crime of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes within the European Union and its Member States
Conclusions of the 27th Meeting of the Genocide Network, 6-7 November 2019
Cumulative prosecution of foreign terrorist fighters for core international crimes and terrorist-related offences, May 2020
Prosecuting war crimes of outrage upon personal dignity based on evidence from open sources – Legal framework and recent developments in the Member States of the European Union, February 2018
The prosecution at national level of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) committed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), July 2017
Digest of the European Court for Human Rights jurisprudence on core international crimes, September 2017

Report of the Commission of Inquiry on Syrian Arab Republic, United Nations Human Rights Council

Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, United Nations Human Rights Council 

Eurojust Report on Trafficking in Human Beings, European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation
Resolutions by UN organs

General Assembly

International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of This Crime (A/RES/69/323)

Human Rights Council

2008 Resolution on Prevention of Genocide (A/HRC/RES/7/25)
2013 Resolution on Prevention of Genocide (A/HRC/RES/22/22)
2015 Resolution on Prevention of Genocide (A/HRC/RES/28/34)
2018 Resolution on Prevention of Genocide (A/HRC/37/L.44)
A/HRC/RES/43/29 (2020) Prevention of genocide

Articles by the Special Advisers

"Protecting Vulnerable Populations from Genocide" by Adama Dieng (Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide). Published in UN Chronicle, Vol. LIII No. 4 2016, December 2016

Other Documents

Framework of Analysis for Atrocity Crimes
When To Refer To A Situation as Genocide

Global Action Against Mass Atrocity Crimes

GAAMAC III - Third Global Meeting
Manual on Best Practices for the Establishment and Management of National Mechanisms for Genocide and Mass Atrocities Prevention
Women and atrocity prevention (Karen Smith)
The impact of COVID-19 on transitional justice and atrocity prevention
Link to other news articles

Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

Preventing violent extremism and mass atrocities - A handbook for parliamentarians
How can Canada best support women in the field of conflict and atrocity prevention?, 2018
Mapping the Artificial Intelligence, Networked Hate, and Human Rights Landscape, 2018
A brief listing of some major works dealing with genocides and their comparative aspects
European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO)

A new Africa-EU Strategy: Recommendations for EU support to peace and security in the framework of a renewed Africa-EU Partnership, October 2020
Mapping of actors: The EU and peacebuilding after Lisbon, updated in February 2020
Capacity building in support of development and security for development: Recommendations for implementation, May 2018
How will the EU support peacebuilding after 2020? EPLO’s position on the next EU Multiannual Financial Framework, May 2018