is Pericles

Over the course of its lifetime Pericles will produce a suite of practical tools. These are:

The Cyberspace Detection System will be programmed based on analysis of metadata about violent and radicalised speech on the Internet, analysing the incidence and prevalence of these deviant phenomena, its typologies, and its environmental factors.

An interactive web-based visualisation tool mapping the relevant actors in the radicalisation domain, their objectives, roles and relationships. The tool affords a visual identification of key players and a prompt identification on the limitations facing such groups, which end-users with a more efficient interface for the exchanging of information and good practice.

This tool helps to assess the risk of radicalisation and the choice of approach that can be taken. It combines different types of indicators, such as behaviour, school results, mental health issues, police records, and social contacts in order to assess vulnerability of an individual or group to (further) radicalise.

Dedicated to families and serves as a useful instrument to support, inform and advice families who suspect or know of a relative in the process of radicalisation or that has been radicalised. The family care package covers the various stages of radicalisation from pre-radicalisation, to early radicalisation and post-radicalisation stages.

An updated training course for counter-radicalisation developed for frontline staff in order to increase their knowledge, awareness and understanding of radicalisation for a better preparedness.