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5 / December / 2016

Kick-off Meeting Report: Preventing Violent Extremism: Leaders Telling a Different Story

On September 28, Club de Madrid hosted the launching of the project “Preventing Violent Extremism: Leaders Telling a Different Story”

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The kick-off meeting highlighted the importance of embracing a new evidence-based approach to better prevent and counter violent extremism. Countering extremist narratives must take into account a set of elements including prevention, respect, inclusion, diversity, and respect for human rights. Policies and programs, however, can only be designed and implemented if they are informed by strong scientific evidence, tailored for the context-specific situation and if they bring relevant stakeholders on board.

Read the meeting report here.

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