ICCT Seminar | 15 September 2014

Islamic State in Iraq and Syria: The Role and Future of Extremist Groups in the Region

The speed and strength with which the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) has gained ground in Syria and Iraq is unprecedented. On Monday 15 September Hivos and ICCT convene an evening seminar in The Hague to discuss the role and future of violent extremist groups in the region and how the international community should respond.



News item | 26 January 2015

Expert Roundtable Meeting with Dr. Pressman and Prof. Dr. Bjørgo

On 16 January 2015, the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) hosted a Roundtable Meeting with Dr. Elaine Pressman and Prof. Dr. Tore Bjørgo on risk assessment for violent extremists, and engagement and disengagement from militant extremist groups.

News item | 22 January 2015

National Workshop on the Effective Implementation of UNSCR 1624 (2005) and 2178 (2014) in Mombasa, Kenya

ICCT in cooperation with UN Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and Human Security Collective (HSC) organised a national workshop on Effective implementation of United National Security Council Resolutions 1624 (2005) and 2178 (2014) in Mombasa, Kenya from 20-22 January 2015.



Commentary | 22 January 2015

Accountability and Transparency in the United States’ Counter-Terrorism Strategy

In the following commentary, ICCT Research Fellow Jessica Dorsey responds to the recently released CIA "Torture Report" and discusses the accountability and transparency in the counter-terrorism strategy of the United States.

Op-Ed | 9 January 2015

Paris 7-8 January: Darkness in the City of Light

ICCT Director Mr. Mark Singleton responds to the attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris on 7 January 2014. In this Op-Ed he discusses the downside of increased securitisation and the need for a comprehensive approach to counter-terrorism.