A two-day conference which will bring 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 include: EU Commissioner for the Security Union Sir Julian King; Executive
Migration to the economic centres of Europe has been a well-known societal challenge for almost 60 years. European societies and state structures had to develop strategies of integration and receptiveness of migrants.
On 5 July 2017, the Centre for European Progression organised a conference on the EU-Turkey refugee deal entitled “One year later: lessons learned and the way forward”.
Among other panelists, EFD Senior Policy Advisor Demir Murat Seyrek analysed the deal and its implementation as well as its consequences for Turkey and Turkey-EU relations.
On Thursday 29th of June 2017, the European Foundation for Democracy and the Counter Extremism Project organised a discussion with the Senator Joseph Lieberman in Brussels. Senator Lieberman is a former member of the U.S. Senate from Connecticut. Serving for 24 years, Senator Lieberman was Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and
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
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.