Events

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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International terrorism: a new approach and new strategies
24.03.2015

International terrorism: a new approach and new strategies

On 24 March 2015, the European Foundation for Democracy, in cooperation with the Università degli Studi di Brescia, the...
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Morocco: a perspective on the current regional security challenges
18.03.2015

Morocco: a perspective on the current regional security challenges

On 18 March 2015, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a closed-door policy briefing to discuss current re...
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How can Western societies protect their citizens from ‘blow-back’ terrorist attacks?
28.01.2015

How can Western societies protect their citizens from ‘blow-back’ terrorist attacks?

On 28 January 2015, the European Foundation for Democracy, in cooperation with the Wilfried Martens Centre for European...
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Somaliland: building security in the Horn of Africa
22.01.2015

Somaliland: building security in the Horn of Africa

On 22 January 2015, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a closed-door briefing to discuss the security challeng...
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Syria: next steps for diplomacy
16.12.2014

Syria: next steps for diplomacy

On 16 December 2014, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a closed-door policy briefing on the Syrian crisis to...
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The debate: how radical is Islam really?
10.12.2014

The debate: how radical is Islam really?

In a series of debates hosted by Germany's Friedrich Ebert Foundation, EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour discusses Is...
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Iran and the Nuclear Programme
15.10.2014

Iran and the Nuclear Programme

On 15 October 2014, the European Foundation for Democracy, in cooperation with the European Leadership Network, hosted a...
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Iran’s nuclear programme: a deal by the November deadline?
14.10.2014

Iran’s nuclear programme: a deal by the November deadline?

On 14 October 2014, the European Foundation for Democracy organised a policy briefing with Dr. Bruno Tertrais on Iran’...
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Syrian and Israeli NGOs cooperate on humanitarian aid crisis
29.09.2014

Syrian and Israeli NGOs cooperate on humanitarian aid crisis

On 29 September 2014, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a closed-door briefing on the recent mobilisation of...
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The ‘return of the Caliphate’
24.09.2014

The ‘return of the Caliphate’

On 24 September 2014, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a closed-door policy briefing on the threat and impli...
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De-radicalising foreign fighters: comparing EU and US practices
23.09.2014

De-radicalising foreign fighters: comparing EU and US practices

On 23 September 2014, the European Foundation for Democracy, in cooperation with the US Mission to the EU, organised a p...
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Iran – As the 20th July deadline looms what remains to secure a nuclear deal?
25.05.2014

Iran – As the 20th July deadline looms what remains to secure a nuclear deal?

On 25 May 2014, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a closed-door briefing to discuss the remaining challenges...
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Iran – As the 20th July deadline looms what remains to secure a nuclear deal?
25.05.2014

Iran – As the 20th July deadline looms what remains to secure a nuclear deal?

On 25 May 2014, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a closed-door briefing to discuss the remaining challenges...
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Press freedom in Iran: what is the reality of reporting within the Islamic Republic today?
14.05.2014

Press freedom in Iran: what is the reality of reporting within the Islamic Republic today?

On 14 May 2014, the European Foundation for Democracy and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty hosted a closed-door policy br...
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Conference to launch new EFD study “Home-Grown Jihadism in Italy”
15.04.2014

Conference to launch new EFD study “Home-Grown Jihadism in Italy”

EFD held joint conference at the Italian Parliament with ISPI to mark the publication of a new study from our Senior Po...
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Conference to launch new EFD study “Home-Grown Jihadism in Italy”
15.04.2014

Conference to launch new EFD study “Home-Grown Jihadism in Italy”

EFD held joint conference at the Italian Parliament with ISPI to mark the publication of a new study from our Senior Po...
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Iran: How companies in Europe are evading sanctions
31.03.2014

Iran: How companies in Europe are evading sanctions

A briefing co-hosted by MEPs Andrzej Grzyb, Vice-chair, Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI), and Andrey Kovatchev, Vice-...
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EU launch of the “Syria Transition Roadmap”
25.03.2014

EU launch of the “Syria Transition Roadmap”

EFD convened a briefing at the European Parliament with members of the secular Syrian opposition to present the “Syria...
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How can Iran improve its human rights – How can Europe help?
12.03.2014

How can Iran improve its human rights – How can Europe help?

On 12 March 2014, the European Foundation for Democracy organised a briefing for MEPs co-hosted by Andrzej Grzyb MEP and...
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Briefings on human rights in Iran with Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi
11.03.2014 - 13.03.2014

Briefings on human rights in Iran with Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi

From March 11-13, 2014, EFD hosted Nobel Prize Winner Shirin Ebadi, together with Iranian human rights activists Ladan...
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Countering radicalisation by building trust with vulnerable communities
11.02.2014

Countering radicalisation by building trust with vulnerable communities

Research has shown that building trust with vulnerable communities is a key component to countering radicalisation. We b...
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After Geneva: what’s next for Iran’s nuclear programme?
04.12.2013

After Geneva: what’s next for Iran’s nuclear programme?

EFD hosted French nuclear non-proliferation expert Bruno Tertrais for briefings on Iran’s interim nuclear deal with th...
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The growing threat from radicalisation in Africa
14.10.2013 - 15.10.2013

The growing threat from radicalisation in Africa

On 14 and 15 October, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a closed-door policy briefing on the growing threat f...
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