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The Prevention Project (INSCT)

In May 2016, continuing its collaboration with the UN Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate, INSCT was invited to join The Prevention Project, directed by former US Department of State counterterrorism official Eric Rosand through the Global Center on Cooperative Security. The project aims to support UN member states’ efforts to deal holistically and constructively with citizens […]

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Report of the First UN Working Group on Radicalization and Extremism

The Report details the different counter-radicalization strategies adopted by 34 member states of the UN. Report of the First UN Working Group on Radicalization and Extremism  

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Youth Engagement to Counter Violent Extremism and Radicalization – OSCE

Report on the findings and recommendations stemming from the Expert Roundtable on “Youth Engagement to Counter Violent Extremism and Radicalization that Lead to Terrorism”, jointly organized by the OSCE Secretariat and OSCE ODIHR on 23-24 October 2012 in Vienna, Austria.

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UN Counterterrorism Strategy

The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy was adopted by Member States on 8 September 2006. The strategy, in the form of a resolution and an annexed Plan of Action(A/RES/60/288), is a unique global instrument that will enhance national, regional and international efforts to counter terrorism.

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A Global Venture to Counter Violent Extremism

By using the existing Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF), founded by the U.S. State Department in conjunction with Muslim-majority governments (including Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey), the United States is now ideally situated to create a long-term funding mechanism, or “global venture,” that consolidates existing programs and seeds new initiatives. Done properly, within eight to ten […]

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Promoting Online Voices for Countering Violent Extremism -RAND

RAND researchers reviewed literature and interviewed American Muslims experienced in social media to understand and explain key challenges facing Muslim activists against extremism, and to identify ways in which the public and private sector can help empower CVE voices online. Their recommendations include reducing the national security focus of CVE where possible: addressing sources of […]

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Countering Violent Extremism in the United States-CRS

This report provides examples of the Federal government’s CVE activity and examines some of the risks and challenges evident in its CVE objectives. The report also diagrams and briefly discusses the “future activities and efforts” under CVE.

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Countering Violent Extremism: A Peacebuilding Perspective – USIP

This report explores the nexus of counter violent extremism (CVE) and peacebuilding and is written for counterterrorism and CVE experts and peacebuilders. Underpinning this report is the assumption that a stronger bridge between practitioners from both worlds would contribute to a broader understanding and more effective practice of countering violent extremism. The U.S. Institute of […]

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Saudi Youth: Unveiling the Force for Change

Women without Borders, a Vienna-based non-governmental organization, conducted a series of surveys from 2006 to 2008 that targeted university students throughout the Kingdom. The surveys explored young male and female attitudes toward a wide range of social issues, including changing relationships between tradition, religion, family, and gender dynamics.The findings help shed light on the attitudes […]

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Challenges to Women’s Security in the MENA Region

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2013, the Middle East Program at the Wilson Center invited a cross-section of women activists, politicians, academics, and entrepreneurs to give their views on the challenges women face to their security. This publication, includes pieces from 42 women from 20 countries including the United States, Malaysia, Indonesia, and […]

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