01 to 03 December 2021 Online

Annual Conference on Countering Terrorism in the EU 2021

Published 2 years, 6 months ago


This annual conference will analyse the latest developments in the European Union’s response to the threat of terrorism, with a focus on the various means and methods to anticipate, prevent, protect against and respond to terrorism, from the perspective of both law enforcement and the judiciary, as well as other actors in the field.
Amongst others, it will look at the new EU Counter-Terrorism Agenda and evaluation of EU rules on combatting terrorism, law enforcement early detection capacities, tackling terrorist content online, how to deal with foreign fighters and reintegrating and rehabilitating radicalised individuals. Moreover, an update will be given on how effective border management and the use of large-scale EU IT systems assist in protecting against terrorist activities, as well as on how terrorist financial flows can be better detected and how support to victims of terrorism can be strengthened. 

Key topics

  • Latest EU actions: the new EU Counter-Terrorism Agenda and evaluation of EU rules on combatting terrorism
  • Anticipating and preventing terrorism: law enforcement perspectives, early detection capacities, tackling illegal content online, dealing with foreign fighters and rehabilitating and reintegrating radicalised individuals
  • Protecting against terrorism: measures at the EU’s external borders, assistance of EU large-scale IT systems, PNR and API
  • Responding to terrorism: Europol’s and Eurojust’s latest insights, FIU insights on clamping down on financial flows, strengthening support to victims.

The conference is designed for Ministry officials, prosecutors, law enforcement officers, judges, defence lawyers and NGOs.

For details on the programme, conference fee, registration, etc., see the event website.