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Jun 29, 2017 / Report/Study
Introduction    A multidisciplinary group of individuals from various countries, who have long been both protagonists and analysts of the culture of Muslim societies, have engaged in the study of a movement that for the past few years has led a growing number of young people from all around the... more
Jun 07, 2017 /
Governments and NGOs need to find a better offer to make to young people in the Middle East and North Africa by supporting youth activism and enterprise if violent extremism is to be tackled, experts believe.
May 03, 2017 / Blog
Exactly a year ago, families from across Europe and the Middle East gathered in the heart of Paris to make a stand against violent extremism. Fathers of terrorism victims sat next to mothers of jihadists at the conference organised by Families Against Terrorism and Extremism (FATE). When Karolina... more
Apr 18, 2017 / Video
Apr 03, 2017 / Blog
The year 2016 saw a spate of global terrorist attacks in United States, Ivory Coast, Belgium, France, Pakistan, Turkey and Nigeria, which has led to an increased focus on ways to combat terrorism and specifically, the threat of Daesh (Arabic acronym for ISIS, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria).  ... more
Mar 07, 2017 / Report/Study
Based on the Secretary-General’s Plan of Action to prevent violent extremism and Sustainable Development Goal 16, UNDP has developed a global framework called 'Preventing Violent Extremism through Inclusive Development and the Promotion of Tolerance and Respect for Diversity'. This framework... more
Jan 12, 2017 / Blog
Written evidence submission for the British Council All Party Parliamentary Group – Building Resilience to Radicalisation Inquiry by Giulia Marchesini, Senior Partnership Specialist, Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), The World Bank.     Violent extremism as a regional public bad   1... more
Dec 13, 2016 /
Given the continued rise of transnational and domestic terrorism, countering the appeal of extremist ideologies and organizations is increasingly becoming a top policy priority for governments around the world. Crucial to challenging extremist ideology and violence is the role of civil society... more
Dec 13, 2016 /
Bringing an end to civil wars and countering violent extremism are the highest priority for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. While much of the effort involves the security sector, an economic perspective can shed light on the underlying causes of violent extremism. The MENA Economic... more