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EU introduces new measures to combat ‘low-tech’ terrorism

Roberta Bonazzi | Deutsche Welle (Germany) |


This article from Deutsche Welle addresses the speech by Sir Julian King, European Commissioner for the Security Union at the Counter Extremism Project conference, “Building Alliances – Preventing Terror”.

EFD president Roberta Bonazzi comments “Additional emphasis needs to be placed on prevention of radicalisation. Within that context it is critical that the EU institutions and member states engage with civil society organisations that unequivocally support liberal democratic values and share the same world view of democracies.”

This article can be read here.


About Roberta Bonazzi

Roberta Bonazzi founded the European Foundation for Democracy in 2005 and has guided its growth for over a decade. Her expertise focuses on prevention of radicalisation, foreign policy, democratic reforms and extremism more broadly. She has directed successful pan-European campaigns on these and related issues. In recent months she has also been involved in a global campaign to raise awareness of how extremist organisations exploit social media to recruit and radicalise vulnerable people. She publishes and appears regularly in international media. Fluent in English, Italian, French and German, Roberta holds a degree in Political Sciences and International Relations from the University of Milan and a post graduate degree from the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI).

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