The ARMOUR project aims to address the social polarization caused by the adoption and spread of extremists ideologies by creating an interdisciplinary learning model that helps individuals and communities develop resilience to the specific ideologies and behaviors of violent extremism.
Project website: https://armourproject.eu/
The project is aimed at: frontlines professionals in state and civil society institutions working with young people in the EU who are susceptible and vulnerable to radicalisation.
It acts by providing communities and professionals with the know-how and tools to create an experimental creative laboratory in which to develop a psychological and behavioural approach, and communication strategies focused on promoting resilience against the advance of radicalization and violent extremism.
The ARMOUR consortium is made up of the Euro-Arab Foundation for Higher Studies, the Centre for Security Studies - KEMEA (Greece), the “Mihai Viteazul” National Intelligence Academy (Romania), SYNYO GmbH (Austria), the Italian Ministry of Justice, Agenfor International (Italy), Fondatsiya Libre (Bulgaria), the University of Malta (Malta) and the University of Groningen (Netherlands).