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Fighting jihadist radicalisation in prisons. What more needs to be done?
18.01.2018

Fighting jihadist radicalisation in prisons. What more needs to be done?

On 16th January 2018, the European Policy Centre (EPC), in partnership with the European Foundation for Democracy (EFD),...
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IPI World Congress 2017: Is Turkey “Growing More Distant”?
26.10.2017

IPI World Congress 2017: Is Turkey “Growing More Distant”?

Turkey – a challenge for EU diplomacy, a test for Europe’s democracy and a threat to freedom of the media and freedo...
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IPI World Congress 2017: Preventing Radicalisation – Empowering Alternative Voices
26.10.2017

IPI World Congress 2017: Preventing Radicalisation – Empowering Alternative Voices

Effective counter-terrorism strategies require the participation of a broad range of actors, including civil society. At...
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Lessons from Charlottesville: a discussion with Oren Segal about white supremacy in modern America
26.10.2017

Lessons from Charlottesville: a discussion with Oren Segal about white supremacy in modern America

On 26th October 2017, the European Foundation for Democracy (EFD) hosted a lunch briefing with Mr Oren Segal, Director o...
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The role of ideology in extremist violence and terrorism: What drivers? What solutions?
26.10.2017

The role of ideology in extremist violence and terrorism: What drivers? What solutions?

On 26th October 2017, the European Policy Centre (EPC), in partnership with the European Foundation for Democracy (EFD)...
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OECD Forum: Lunch debate on Migration & Integration
18.10.2017

OECD Forum: Lunch debate on Migration & Integration

As global migration continues to dominate the political discourse, businesses that understand the value of diversity wil...
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Peacebuilding and state-building in Libya: what role for the EU?
18.10.2017

Peacebuilding and state-building in Libya: what role for the EU?

On 18th October, 2017, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) organised a conference in cooperation with the European People...
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Counter Extremism Project conference: Building Alliances – Preventing Terror, 17th and 18th October, 2017
17.10.2017 - 18.10.2017

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

A two-day conference which brought together senior policymakers, academics, industry representatives, NGOs, and the pr...
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Fostering the Successful Integration of Syrian Refugees in Europe and Turkey
26.09.2017

Fostering the Successful Integration of Syrian Refugees in Europe and Turkey

Migration to the economic centres of Europe has been a well-known societal challenge for almost 60 years. European socie...
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EU – Turkey deal : One year later – Lessons learned and the way forward
05.07.2017

EU – Turkey deal : One year later – Lessons learned and the way forward

On 5 July 2017, the Centre for European Progression organised a conference on the EU-Turkey refugee deal entitled "One y...
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How to counter jihadist radicalisation in schools?
29.06.2017

How to counter jihadist radicalisation in schools?

The European Foundation for Democracy (EFD) organised this Policy Dialogue, in partnership with the Counter Extremis...
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US-EU Relations: Common Foreign Policy and Security Challenges – A Discussion with Senator Joe Lieberman
29.06.2017

US-EU Relations: Common Foreign Policy and Security Challenges – A Discussion with Senator Joe Lieberman

On Thursday 29th of June 2017, the European Foundation for Democracy and the Counter Extremism Project organised a discu...
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Far-right extremism in EU politics – an existential threat to our democracies?
22.06.2017

Far-right extremism in EU politics – an existential threat to our democracies?

On 22 June, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a policy briefing at the European Parliament to discuss far-rig...
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ISIS in Afghanistan: old players and new alliances in a complex geopolitical scenario
16.05.2017

ISIS in Afghanistan: old players and new alliances in a complex geopolitical scenario

On May 16 2017, EFD hosted an exchange of views on issues concerning the presence of ISIS in Afghanistan. Afghan expert...
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Addressing Radicalisation: lessons learned from counter – and alternative narrative campaigns
01.05.2017

Addressing Radicalisation: lessons learned from counter – and alternative narrative campaigns

On 17 May 2017, the European Foundation for Democracy (EFD) in cooperation with the European Policy Centre (EPC) and the...
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Fostering Integration, Preventing Radicalisation
27.03.2017

Fostering Integration, Preventing Radicalisation

On 29th March 2017, EFD hosted a discussion entitled “Fostering Integration, Preventing Radicalisation“ at Hermann-S...
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EFD Sponsored the Justice and Civil Liberties award at the MEP Awards 2017
22.03.2017

EFD Sponsored the Justice and Civil Liberties award at the MEP Awards 2017

On 22nd of March, the European Foundation for Democracy attended the MEP Awards, organised by the Parliament Magazine. T...
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Fostering resilience towards radicalization: How can vulnerable communities be empowered?
09.03.2017

Fostering resilience towards radicalization: How can vulnerable communities be empowered?

On 9 March 2017, the European Foundation for Democracy, in cooperation with the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), hosted...
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Europe’s Foreign Fighters: Why they left & why they are coming back
01.03.2017

Europe’s Foreign Fighters: Why they left & why they are coming back

On 1 March 2017, the European Foundation for Democracy, in cooperation with the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), hosted...
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Identifying priorities for addressing jihadist radicalisation in and around Europe
16.02.2017

Identifying priorities for addressing jihadist radicalisation in and around Europe

On 16th February, the European Foundation for Democracy and the European Policy Centre, in cooperation with the Counter-...
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Ideology: the driving force behind radicalisation?
01.02.2017

Ideology: the driving force behind radicalisation?

On 1 February 2017, the European Foundation for Democracy, in collaboration with TRENDS Research & Advisory, hosted a po...
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İntegration made in Germany – lost between worldliness and values?
30.11.2016

İntegration made in Germany – lost between worldliness and values?

On 30th November, EFD hosted a discussion on “İntegration made in Germany – lost between worldliness and values?“...
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Alexander Ritzmann, spoke at European Parliament LIBE Hearing on radicalisation prevention
29.11.2016

Alexander Ritzmann, spoke at European Parliament LIBE Hearing on radicalisation prevention

On 29th November, EFD Executive Director and Chairman of RAN Communications and Narratives (C&N) Working Group, Alexande...
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Prevention of radicalisation in the EU: National experiences and best practice
16.11.2016

Prevention of radicalisation in the EU: National experiences and best practice

The European Foundation for Democracy, in cooperation with the European Policy Centre (EPC) and the Counter Extremism Pr...
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The European refugee crisis – how to foster integration and prevent radicalisation in Germany
08.11.2016

The European refugee crisis – how to foster integration and prevent radicalisation in Germany

The European Foundation for Democracy hosted a lunch briefing with EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour on the integrati...
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The European refugee crisis – how to foster integration and prevent radicalisation in Germany
08.11.2016

The European refugee crisis – how to foster integration and prevent radicalisation in Germany

The European Foundation for Democracy hosted a lunch briefing with EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour on the integrati...
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Jihadist Hotbeds – Understanding Local Radicalisation Processes
12.10.2016

Jihadist Hotbeds – Understanding Local Radicalisation Processes

On 12 October 2016, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a policy briefing to discuss the latest publication: "...
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The Threat of ISIS from a Turkish Perspective: Deputy Chair of Turkey’s main opposition party will share his insight and experiences
06.10.2016

The Threat of ISIS from a Turkish Perspective: Deputy Chair of Turkey’s main opposition party will share his insight and experiences

The European Foundation for Democracy hosted a closed-door breakfast briefing with Öztürk Yilmaz, Vice Chair of the Re...
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“eGLYPH”: an innovative new algorithm that identifies extremist content on Internet and social media platforms
04.10.2016

“eGLYPH”: an innovative new algorithm that identifies extremist content on Internet and social media platforms

In June 2016, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) announced the development of a technological solution, "eGLYPH", that...
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“Jihad 2.0”: How to tackle online propaganda, radicalisation and recruitment?
04.10.2016

“Jihad 2.0”: How to tackle online propaganda, radicalisation and recruitment?

The European Foundation for Democracy, along with the European Policy Centre, jointly hosted a policy dialogue entitled:...
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Turkey’s failed coup: Domestic and international consequences
22.09.2016

Turkey’s failed coup: Domestic and international consequences

EFD Senior Policy Advisor Dr. Demir Murat Seyrek spoke at a policy briefing held by the European Policy Centre on 22 Sep...
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Radicalisation prevention: empowering young people
08.09.2016

Radicalisation prevention: empowering young people

On 8 September, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a public conference in collaboration with the PeaceJam Foun...
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Turkey’s failed coup: domestic and foreign policy implications
06.09.2016

Turkey’s failed coup: domestic and foreign policy implications

On 6 September 2016, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a closed door conference with Dr. Demir Murat Seyrek,...
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Turkey in the Aftermath of the Failed Coup Attempt
27.08.2016

Turkey in the Aftermath of the Failed Coup Attempt

Late in the evening on 15 July, an attempted coup d’état was initiated in Turkey by a faction within the Turkish Arme...
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Statement by Elham Manea
27.07.2016

Statement by Elham Manea

Statement by Elham Manea, Senior Fellow, European Foundation for Democracy and Associate Professor of Middle East Studie...
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How can we best tackle radicalisation and radical preachers?
28.06.2016

How can we best tackle radicalisation and radical preachers?

On June 28, the European Foundation for Democracy and the Counter Extremism Project hosted a policy briefing entitled "H...
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