On 22, 25, 29 March & 1 April 2021, the IIJ and the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT), convened the second online workshop on Applying Administrative Measures within a Counter-Terrorism Context and Rule of Law Framework. The workshop, generously supported by the Government of Switzerland, brought together practitionersfrom Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Niger, Senegal, and Togo to discuss the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) Glion Recommendations on the Use of Rule of Law-Based Administrative Measures in a Counterterrorism Context as well as key concepts related to applying administrative measures within a counter-terrorism context.
The workshop modules addressed a series of important questions pertaining to the implementation of administrative measures in a counter-terrorism context, including:
Over the course of this 4-day workshop, practitioners were guided by six pre-recorded videos and a Training Manual developed by the ICCT and then applied the skills learned to two comprehensive case studies in four interactive online plenary sessions.
At the end of the course, practitioners reported that they found the workshop enlightening and instructive and commended the IIJ and the ICCT for the Training Manual and for delivering such an innovative format during the COVID-19 global health pandemic.