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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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Defining the phenomenon of jihadist radicalisation: Local and global drivers and catalysts
22.03.2016

Defining the phenomenon of jihadist radicalisation: Local and global drivers and catalysts

On 22 March 2016, the European Foundation for Democracy and the European Policy Centre, in collaboration with the Counte...
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The refugee crisis: a Syrian perspective
17.03.2016

The refugee crisis: a Syrian perspective

On 17 March 2016, the European Foundation for Democracy and KU Leuven hosted a public briefing at KU Leuven campus in An...
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The Syrian crisis: the view from the frontline
16.03.2016

The Syrian crisis: the view from the frontline

On March 16, the European Foundation for Democracy and the Counter Extremism Project hosted a closed door policy briefin...
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Beyond emergency aid: long-term integration strategies for Syrian refugees
03.03.2016

Beyond emergency aid: long-term integration strategies for Syrian refugees

On 3 March 2016, EFD Executive Director Roberta Bonazzi moderated an event at the European Parliament on integration str...
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Iran: challenges and opportunities following the nuclear deal
02.03.2016

Iran: challenges and opportunities following the nuclear deal

On 2 March 2016, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a closed-door briefing to discuss what challenges and oppo...
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Turkey-EU deal on refugees: domestic and foreign policy implications
29.02.2016

Turkey-EU deal on refugees: domestic and foreign policy implications

On 29 February 2016, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a closed-door policy briefing for EU diplomats and off...
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Islam and radicalisation
19.02.2016

Islam and radicalisation

On 19 February 2016, the organisation Inner Wheel organised a briefing in Pisa to discuss about “Islam and radicalisat...
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A Syrian perspective on the EU’s response to the refugee crisis
27.01.2016

A Syrian perspective on the EU’s response to the refugee crisis

On 27 January 2016, the European Foundation for Democracy, in collaboration with the Counter Extremism Project, hosted a...
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Picking up the pieces after Paris: root causes and possible solutions to the radicalisation challenge
09.12.2015

Picking up the pieces after Paris: root causes and possible solutions to the radicalisation challenge

On 9 December, the European Policy Centre, the European Foundation for Democracy and the Counter Extremism Project hoste...
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Sharing best practices in countering violent extremism: can EU and U.S. prevention experts learn from one another?
01.12.2015

Sharing best practices in countering violent extremism: can EU and U.S. prevention experts learn from one another?

On 1 December 2015, the European Foundation for Democracy organised a public policy briefing, in collaboration with the...
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Syria between the West and other worlds
30.11.2015

Syria between the West and other worlds

On 30 November 2015, the European Foundation for Democracy, in partnership with the European Law Students Association an...
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Radicalisation and jihadist violence: understanding the ideology that can lead to terrorism
26.11.2015

Radicalisation and jihadist violence: understanding the ideology that can lead to terrorism

On 26 November 2015, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a closed-door briefing in Brussels in response to the...
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Post-Paris attacks: what role now for EU radicalisation prevention policy?
18.11.2015

Post-Paris attacks: what role now for EU radicalisation prevention policy?

On 18 November 2015, the European Foundation for Democracy and the Counter Extremism Project hosted a closed-door briefi...
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What opportunities and challenges arise for Germany and Europe from the refugee crisis?
14.10.2015

What opportunities and challenges arise for Germany and Europe from the refugee crisis?

On 14 October 2015, the European Foundation for Democracy organised a briefing in Berlin, in collaboration with Citizen...
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Radicalisation in the EU eastern and southern neighbourhoods
30.09.2015

Radicalisation in the EU eastern and southern neighbourhoods

On 30 September 2015, the European Foundation for Democracy organised two policy briefings in Washington D.C. to present...
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Islamic extremism: causes, effects on society and security, prevention approaches
05.09.2015

Islamic extremism: causes, effects on society and security, prevention approaches

On 5 September 2015, the European Foundation for Democracy organised a closed-door expert workshop in Berlin. The event...
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The use of social media for terrorist recruitment: how should Europe respond?
01.07.2015

The use of social media for terrorist recruitment: how should Europe respond?

On 1 July 2015, the European Foundation for Democracy and the European Policy Centre hosted a joint policy dialogue to d...
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Tunisia, Kuwait and France: the latest targets of global terrorism
30.06.2015

Tunisia, Kuwait and France: the latest targets of global terrorism

On 30 June 2015, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a closed-door policy briefing to discuss how civil soci...
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EU Neighbourhood: secularism for promoting peace, dialogue and reconciliation
23.06.2015

EU Neighbourhood: secularism for promoting peace, dialogue and reconciliation

In the framework of our Counter Radicalisation Programme, the European Foundation for Democracy is researching and analy...
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The devil is in the detail: what should a deal with Iran look like?
17.06.2015

The devil is in the detail: what should a deal with Iran look like?

The European Foundation for Democracy, in cooperation with the European Leadership Network and the All Party Parliamenta...
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Iran’s nuclear programme: what should the June 2015 comprehensive agreement look like?
15.06.2015

Iran’s nuclear programme: what should the June 2015 comprehensive agreement look like?

The European Foundation for Democracy, in collaboration with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) and INTERNAT...
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What next? Assessing the outcome of Turkey’s parliamentary elections
07.06.2015

What next? Assessing the outcome of Turkey’s parliamentary elections

EFD Senior Policy Advisor Dr. Demir Murat Seyrek and Amanda Paul, European Policy Centre (EPC) Senior Policy Analyst, as...
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How to deconstruct the radical narrative? An alternative discourse of academics and activists of Muslim heritage
26.03.2015

How to deconstruct the radical narrative? An alternative discourse of academics and activists of Muslim heritage

On 26 March 2015, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a public briefing with Julie Ward MEP (UK S&D), Karima Be...
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How Muslim academics and activists can best de-construct the radical narrative
25.03.2015

How Muslim academics and activists can best de-construct the radical narrative

On 25 March 2015, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a closed-door policy briefing to evaluated how Muslim aca...
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