Global Citizenship Education Fund

Prevention of Violent Radicalization Working Group

FIELD OF ACTION: Research and Capacity Building for the detection and prevention of violent radicalization

The Prevention of Violent Radicalization Working Group works on initiatives to support the implementation of Article 3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (“Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person”). This article and the work of this Group seeks to tackle the global challenge deriving from the violent radicalization of young people.

This Group’s objective is the development of complementary initiatives across the MENA, Mediterranean and Balkans region in order to assist in the design of radicalization prevention processes, through research, the compilation and analysis of information regarding how young people are radicalized and the capacity building of organizations and institutions working on these issues to strengthen their capabilities to both effectively prevent and respond to this phenomenon.

MEMBERS: Institute of Research and Studies of Granada, Spain; Department of  Political Studies and Public Administration, American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon; Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations, Ramon Llull University, Spain; Al Quds Center for Political Studies, Jordan; Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMIN), Croatia; Know and Can Association, Bulgaria; and Active Citizenship Partnership, Greece.

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