Counter Extremism Project conference: Building Alliances – Preventing Terror, 17th and 18th October, 2017

European Foundation for Democracy | Brussels, Belgium |

A two-day conference which brought together senior policymakers, academics, industry representatives, NGOs, and the private sector to share innovative ideas for tackling the spread of extremism and terrorist propaganda, countering terror financing, understanding extremist ideologies, and improving community and grassroots engagement.

Distinguished speakers included: EU Commissioner for the Security Union Sir Julian King; Executive Director at the International Institute for Strategic Studies Sir John Jenkins; former British Head of Counterterrorism in the FCO Sir Ivor Roberts; and former Polish Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski.

Building Alliances – Preventing Terror
17th and 18th October
9.00 to 18.00 on both days
Renaissance Brussels Hotel
Rue du Parnasse 19
1050 Brussels, Belgium

About European Foundation for Democracy

The European Foundation for Democracy (EFD) is a Brussels and Berlin-based policy institute that has been working with civil society, academic, governmental and other stakeholders on the prevention of radicalisation for more than a decade. Through our work with these organisations and groups, EFD’s goal is to ensure that the universal values of the Enlightenment – political pluralism, respect for individual rights, government by democracy – remain the founding precepts of European security and prosperity.

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