In today’s episode of our series on the 4R Network, Lucinda speaks to Sofia Koller and Jorgos Sotiriadis. Sofia is a Senior Research Analyst at the CEP Berlin office. Her research focuses on the prosecution, reintegration, rehabilitation of returned foreign fighters into European states, specifically female offenders. Jorgos Sotiriadis is a consultant in the Working Group on Strategies of Prevention and Countering Islamist Extremism at the Berlin Senate Department of Interior Affairs, Digital Transformation and Sports. He is also the Head of Office of Deradicalisation Network, the DeRadNet, in Germany, which is a body that coordinates distancing and exit work in the field of security related Islamist extremism across departments and authorities.
In this episode, Sofia and Jorgos will speak on German efforts to coordinate P/CVE activities between law enforcement and civil society organizations and how this networked approach can facilitate the rehabilitation and reintegration of extremist offenders, including female offenders.