Events

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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Jihadist radicalisation in schools, universities, prisons and mosques: What challenges for Europe?
28.06.2016

Jihadist radicalisation in schools, universities, prisons and mosques: What challenges for Europe?

On June 28, the European Foundation for Democracy, the European Policy Centre, the Counter Extremism Project and the Ins...
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Far-right extremism in EU politics – an existential threat to our democracies?
22.06.2016

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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Kremlin propaganda: how does it interplay with far right politics in Europe?
22.06.2016

Kremlin propaganda: how does it interplay with far right politics in Europe?

On 22nd June the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a policy briefing entitled: “Kremlin propaganda: how does it...
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Tools of the Trade: Online Radicalisation
16.06.2016

Tools of the Trade: Online Radicalisation

Social media has fundamentally changed how we share information – now there are so many more ways of reaching people....
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The role of the ideology in radicalising vulnerable young  people – how can international cooperation best tackle this thorny issue?
09.06.2016

The role of the ideology in radicalising vulnerable young people – how can international cooperation best tackle this thorny issue?

On 9 June the European Foundation for Democracy and the Counter Extremism Project, hosted a policy dialogue conference e...
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Media’s critical mass for democracy
08.06.2016

Media’s critical mass for democracy

EFD Senior Policy Advisor Dr. Demir Murat Seyrek participated in a panel discussion entitled “Media’s critical mass...
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Radicalisation as an international phenomenon: What role does the ideology play in radicalising vulnerable young Europeans?
26.05.2016

Radicalisation as an international phenomenon: What role does the ideology play in radicalising vulnerable young Europeans?

On 26 May 2016 the European Foundation for Democracy, in collaboration with the Counter Extremism Project, hosted a poli...
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Shari’a courts in Europe – the case of the UK: A legal lifeline for communities or a convenient tool for creating parallel societies?
25.05.2016

Shari’a courts in Europe – the case of the UK: A legal lifeline for communities or a convenient tool for creating parallel societies?

On 25 May, the European Foundation for Democracy and the Counter Extremism Project hosted a closed-door policy briefing...
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The geostrategic aspects of radicalisation
25.05.2016

The geostrategic aspects of radicalisation

On 25 May 2016, the European Foundation for Democracy and the European Policy Centre, in collaboration with the Counter...
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The Brussels terror attacks – Lessons learned and challenges ahead for Europe
14.04.2016

The Brussels terror attacks – Lessons learned and challenges ahead for Europe

On 14 April 2016, the European Foundation for Democracy and the European Policy Centre, in collaboration with the Counte...
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The Brussels terror attacks – Lessons learned and challenges ahead for Europe
14.04.2016

The Brussels terror attacks – Lessons learned and challenges ahead for Europe

On 14 April 2016, the European Foundation for Democracy and the European Policy Centre, in collaboration with the Counte...
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Radicalisation in the Sahel: threats and opportunities for the EU
07.04.2016

Radicalisation in the Sahel: threats and opportunities for the EU

On 7 April 2016, the European Foundation for Democracy and the Counter Extremism Project hosted a closed-door policy bri...
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