As global migration continues to dominate the political discourse, businesses that understand the value of diversity will be better equipped to benefit from an inclusive workplace. Though public policy is central in the discussions about migration, the business community too plays a key role in the integration of migrants and in shaping a labour market
EFD (Belgium)May 24, 2017
On 17 May 2017, the European Foundation for Democracy (EFD) in cooperation with the European Policy Centre (EPC) and the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), hosted an event on how to address jihadist radicalization through the implementation of alternative and counter-narratives. Throughout the discussion, the panel discussed different opportunities and the challenges for civil society organizations (CSOs) that are working on these issues.
Effective counter-terrorism strategies require the participation of a broad range of actors, including civil society. At the core of such strategies is the notion that prevention of radicalisation is one of the key priorities and that effective groups and individuals need to be supported and empowered with a view to building resilience within relevant communities.
IPI (Germany)May 19, 2017
Turkey – a challenge for EU diplomacy, a test for Europe’s democracy and a threat to freedom of the media and freedom of expression. Is this candidate for future EU membership growing more distant?
EFD (Belgium)May 16, 2017
On May 16 2017, EFD hosted an exchange of views on issues concerning the presence of ISIS in Afghanistan. Afghan expert Kamal Dalili, as well as EFD President Roberta Bonazzi discussed the possible scenarios in this volatile region, the implications for Europe in terms of security and the fight against terrorism, as well as the potential for ISIS to join forces with the Taliban.
On 29th March 2017, EFD hosted a discussion entitled “Fostering Integration, Preventing Radicalisation“ at Hermann-Sander elementary School in Berlin Neukölln.
BrusselsMarch 23, 2017
The event presented the final publication of The challenges of jihadist radicalisation in Europe and beyond.
EFD (Brussels)March 23, 2017
On 22nd of March, the European Foundation for Democracy attended the MEP Awards, organised by the Parliament Magazine. The European Foundation for Democracy sponsored the award for the category “Justice and Civil Liberties”.
GermanyMarch 13, 2017
On 13th March 2017, EFD hosted a discussion entitled “Fostering Integration, Preventing Radicalisation“ at Schulzentrum Walle in Bremen.
On 9 March 2017, the European Foundation for Democracy, in cooperation with the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), hosted a policy briefing entitled: “Fostering resilience towards radicalization: How can vulnerable communities be empowered?”.
Brussels (Belgium)March 6, 2017
On 8 March 2017, the International Women’s Day, the European Foundation for Democracy, in cooperation with the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, hosted a policy briefing entitled: “Women, Islam and Parallel Societies in Europe today”.
BrusselsFebruary 22, 2017
On 1 March 2017, the European Foundation for Democracy, in cooperation with the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), hosted a policy briefing entitled: “Europe’s Foreign Fighters: Why they left & why they are coming back”.
On 16th February, the European Foundation for Democracy and the European Policy Centre, in cooperation with the Counter-Extremism Project, hosted a workshop aimed at identifying policy-makers’ priorities for addressing jihadist radicalisation in and around Europe. The discussion was conducted under the Chatham House Rule, and built upon the results of a questionnaire previously distributed among
BrusselsJanuary 23, 2017
On 1 February 2017, the European Foundation for Democracy, in collaboration with TRENDS Research & Advisory, hosted a policy briefing entitled: “Ideology: the driving force behind radicalisation?”.
Tiyatrom Turkish Theatre BerlinNovember 30, 2016
On 30th November, EFD hosted a discussion on “İntﻉgrati٥n made in Germany – lost between worldliness and values?“ at the Tiyatrom Theater in Berlin-Kreuzberg in cooperation with the German Green party.