Country Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Program Type Capacity Building
Implementer United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) - Terrorism Prevention Branch (TPB)
Relevance to FTF Detecting and Intervening Against Violent Extremism
Detecting and Intervening Against Recruitment and Facilitation
Detecting and Intervening Against Travel and Fighting
Detecting and Intervening Upon Return
Program Description

This program aims to: (1) Strengthen awareness, knowledge, capacity and cooperation (including information sharing) between responsible government officials from participating countries in the South and South East Asian region on effective measures to prevent and counter violent extremism and the radicalization, incitement and recruitment of individuals (including FTF’s) for terrorist purposes;
(2) Improve institutional capacity of national training institutions to provide sustainable, tailored training curricula and resources to criminal investigators, criminal justice and judicial officers on general and specialized aspects of countering terrorism supported.

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