Global Forum on Countering Violent Extremism
Violent extremism is currently one of the most important challenges to peace and security, undermining sustainable development and respect for international human rights.
MIGS is organizing a two-day Global Countering Violent Extremism Forum tailored to students and professionals interested in radicalization, and the intersections between violent extremism, human rights and mass atrocities.You can apply and register on our website: http://migsinstitute.wixsite.com/migs-cve/speakers
Topics to be covered will include, but are not limited to:
- Understanding violent extremism
- Understanding radicalization
- The role of ideology and religion
- Key actors engagement in CVE: youth, religious leaders and women
- Extremism propaganda and Radicalization online
- Law enforcement: balancing state security, human rights and civil liberties (online privacy)
- Local CVE initiatives
- The role of education in preventing and countering violent extremism
Speakers include Sydney Black (The Soufan group), Stéphane Berthomet, Prof. Vivek Venkatesh, Prof. André Gagné, Benjamin Ducol (Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence), Phil Gurski (President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting), Raheel Raza (President, Council for Muslims Facing Tomorrow) Gad Saad (Research Chair in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences and Darwinian Consumption),...
More speakers will be announced soon