On Wednesday, 23 May 2018 MINDb4ACT was presented during the meeting of the project “Threats observatory to young people”, held in the Marshal’s Office in Poznan, Poland.

On Wednesday, 23 May 2018 MINDb4ACT was presented during the meeting of the project “Threats observatory to young people”, held in the Marshal’s Office in Poznan, Poland. The event was organized by the Polish Platform for Homeland Security (PPBW), a MINDb4ACT partner acting on behalf of the “Threats Observatory for young people.”

Natalia Jarmuzek-Troczynska from PPBW presented the current state of work of MINDb4ACT. During the presentation, the possibilities of involvement of Observatory partners in MINDb4ACT were discussed.

The two projects share, indeed, certain points in common. The project “Threats Observatory for young people”, started in 2015 and carried out by representatives of eleven institutions from the Wielkopolska region aims at monitoring, detecting and preventing threats among children and young people. While MINDb4ACT is dedicated to the subject of radicalization of various social groups, among which young people.

During the meeting, three other presentations took place. First, Commissioner Michal Krolikowski from the Regional Police Headquarters in Poznan presented the most important activities undertaken within the Observatory. Then, the guest Maciej Radziemski, Strategic Director of the LuckyYou Marketing Agency, discussed new opportunities to effectively reach out to young people through information campaigns based on social media. The last presentation of Jakub Jasiczak, President of the Special Purpose Company of University of Economics in Poznan, concerned the assumptions of the educational game in the area of cyber threats.

Many authorities from the  Marshal’s Office in Poznan; District Court in Poznan, District Curator; Wielkopolska Voivodship Office in Poznan; Faculty of Educational Studies at the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznan, Regional Center of Social Policy in Poznan, Teacher Training Center in Poznan, The Education Office in Poznan, Special Purpose Company of the University of Economics in Poznan, The Education Office in Poznan, Polish Police – Regional Police Headquarters in Poznan, Polish Platform for Homeland Security.

The meeting was attended by representatives of institutions participating in the works of the Observatory, eleven in total.

More information about the event can be found here.