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Kasper Fisker is a Criminologist and Chief of Staff and Head of Office for Crime Prevention, Board Member at the Judicial Think Tank FORSETE, and Author of The Crime Preventive Operating System. Years of experience as Head of Criminology in the Danish Security and Intelligence Service, leading engineer of the Danish National terrorism prevention program, developer of programs to tackle radicalization and polarization in a number of states worldwide, and leader of the EU Task Force RAN LOCAL, has made him a widely used expert on terrorism, radicalization and gang violence in Scandinavian media.
Sadia Khan is a Clinical Psychologist. She has participated in a number of different research projects and worked within the rehabilitation of refugees and torture victims. Since 2014, Sadia Khan has been working on developing a psychological treatment program for returning foreign fighters. She is particularly interested in the various processes that mediate and moderate the relationship between trauma and antisocial outcome, and how several types of traumatic events may serve as catalysts for religious-inspired violence. In addition to this, she has presented a framework for bringing evidence-based interventions into clinical practise in order to address radicalization and reduce recidivism.
Peter W. Galbraith served as the first U.S. ambassador to Croatia where he mediated the 1995 Erdut Agreement that ended the war in Croatia. His other senior Government positions include being Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations to Afghanistan in 2009 and a Cabinet Member in East Timor’s first Transitional Government in 2000-2001. Since 2013, Galbraith has been engaged in several mediation projects involving the Syrian opposition and the Syrian Kurds. He made 15 trips to Northeast Syria since 2014. At the request of the Syrian Kurdish Administration, he has been working to find a solution for the around 11.300 foreign women and children related to ISIS currently detained in Northeast Syria.
Eva Smith is professor of law at the University of Copenhagen for several years, teaching human rights. She has been the Danish representative in ECRI, a committee under The Council of Europe, that tries to reduce racism, xenophobia, intolerance and antisemitism. She has been a member of The Committee for the Protection of National Minorities for 12 years, also under The Council of Europe. Ten years ago, she founded the support group “Asylbørnene ud nu”, that focuses on getting the children and their parents out of the asylum camps, while they are waiting for their application to be handled. She has received The Democracy Price of Krogerup and the price “Den Gyldne Håndtaske” from the Danish party De Radikale.
Clive Stafford Smith JD, OBE, is an Anglo-American human rights lawyer who spent 32 years in the US defending prisoners on death row and, after 9/11, bringing the first litigation to open up Guantanamo Bay, before founding the legal action charity Reprieve and returning to the UK. In between continuing this work, he is currently focused on opening up "Guantanamo on the Euphrates" - the detention camps maintained due to the European pressure keeping detainees from returning home - to the rule of law.
Anoir Hassouni is the founder of Kantara. The purpose of Kantara is to support children and young people in the local neighbourhood, with a focus on pursuing their dreams and believing in their own abilities through a strong community and a healthy contact with adult figures. Anoir has been a member of the board of experts of the Municipality of Copenhagen for integration. He has also been appointed chairman for a forum of citizens in Copenhagen, that work for better cooperation and sharing of knowledge between the civil society and the municipality.