Events

Comparing US and EU approaches to counter radicalisation
25.09.2013

Comparing US and EU approaches to counter radicalisation

On 25 September, EFD hosted a series of closed-door and public briefings where EU and US officials discussed their appro...
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Paris: Debate on Islam in France
17.07.2013

Paris: Debate on Islam in France

"Is there a conflict between the values of the French Republic and the values of Islam?” This question was put to a pa...
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After the presidential elections in Iran: are sanctions working?
10.07.2013

After the presidential elections in Iran: are sanctions working?

On 10 July 2013, the European Foundation for Democracy and the Centre for European Studies hosted a panel debate on the...
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Hisba: Islamic morality policing
27.06.2013

Hisba: Islamic morality policing

Together with MEP Santiago Fisas Ayxela (EPP, Spain), EFD hosted a panel discussion at the European Parliament on hi...
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The Iranian presidential elections: plus ça change?
18.06.2013

The Iranian presidential elections: plus ça change?

On 18 June 2013, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a closed-door policy briefing on the recently held preside...
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Ahmad Mansour speaks on anti-Semitism at the German Islam Conference
07.05.2013

Ahmad Mansour speaks on anti-Semitism at the German Islam Conference

In his speech at the German Islam Conference, Ahmad Mansour stressed the importance of addressing anti-Semitism in the M...
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Effectiveness of Iran sanctions
16.04.2013

Effectiveness of Iran sanctions

In co-operation with the Centre for European Studies, EFD hosted a panel discussion on 16th April to assess the effe...
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Islam and Salafism
15.03.2013

Islam and Salafism

Salafism is one of the most radicalised forms of belief and practice in the broad spectrum of Islam. EFD’s Ahmad Manso...
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Radicalisation and the media
23.01.2013

Radicalisation and the media

EFD in co-operation with MEP Elisabetta Gardini (EPP, Italy), led a panel discussion at the European Parliament on radi...
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Effectiveness of Iran sanctions
01.01.2013

Effectiveness of Iran sanctions

In co-operation with the Centre for European Studies, EFD hosted a panel discussion on 16th April to assess the effe...
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Radicalisation in schools and universities
13.11.2012

Radicalisation in schools and universities

EFD in co-operation with MEP Olle Schmidt (ALDE, Sweden) led a panel discussion at the European Parliament on radicali...
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Young muslims in danger? Salafism in Germany
20.10.2012

Young muslims in danger? Salafism in Germany

Pluralist societies and democratic states cannot allow young people to be indoctrinated by extremists. In common with yo...
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EFD Senior Fellow contributes to conference on the Sahel
18.07.2012 - 19.07.2012

EFD Senior Fellow contributes to conference on the Sahel

EFD Senior Fellow Bakary Sambe has been invited to contribute to a conference organised by the Institute for Security St...
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‘Voices on the Rise’ exhibition arrives in the Hague
01.07.2012

‘Voices on the Rise’ exhibition arrives in the Hague

'Voices on the Rise: Afghan Women Making the News' is an exhibition that explores the lives of Afghan women from th...
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‘Voices on the Rise’ exhibition arrives in the Hague
21.06.2012 - 06.07.2012

‘Voices on the Rise’ exhibition arrives in the Hague

'Voices on the Rise: Afghan Women Making the News' is an exhibition that explores the lives of Afghan women from the ra...
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Voices on the Rise exhibition arrives in the Hague
21.06.2012 - 06.07.2012

Voices on the Rise exhibition arrives in the Hague

From 21st June to 6th July, Voices on the Rise: Afghan Women Making the News explores the lives of Afghan women from a p...
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Syria: the tipping point. What now?
06.06.2012

Syria: the tipping point. What now?

On 6 June 2012, the European Foundation for Democracy, in co-operation with MEP Franziska Brantner (Greens, Germany) and...
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Voices on the Rise: Antwerp vernissage
07.02.2012 - 17.02.2012

Voices on the Rise: Antwerp vernissage

Following Paris, the UK, Canada, Indonesia and Brussels, the photojournalism exhibition ‘Voices on the Rise: Afghan wo...
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2012 events summary
01.01.2012 - 31.12.2012

2012 events summary

At EFD, we transform ideas into action by informing European policymakers and thought leaders about the critical securit...
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European Parliament hearing on criminalising forced marriage
29.06.2011

European Parliament hearing on criminalising forced marriage

EFD led a public hearing on criminalising forced marriage in Europe, hosted by MEP Diana Wallis (Alde, UK), Vice Preside...
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Vernissage: ‘Voices on the rise’
14.06.2011 - 15.07.2011

Vernissage: ‘Voices on the rise’

EFD and the Mission of Afghanistan to the EU co-hosted a vernissage of the celebrated photojournalism exhibition 'Voice...
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Voices on the rise: speech by Viviane Reding
14.06.2011

Voices on the rise: speech by Viviane Reding

Speech by Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission, EU Justice Commissioner at the opening of the pho...
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Afghanistan beyond the headlines
09.05.2011

Afghanistan beyond the headlines

The European Foundation for Democracy is engaged in a series of public events aimed at bringing Afghan society closer to...
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How is Islam transmitted to Muslims?
28.04.2011

How is Islam transmitted to Muslims?

EFD Senior Fellow, Bakary Sambe participated in a conference by Islam & Laïcité.org entitled, 'How is Islam transm...
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EFD Senior Fellow contributes to Iran conference
28.03.2011 - 01.04.2011

EFD Senior Fellow contributes to Iran conference

EFD Senior Fellow Wahied Wahdat-Hagh has been invited to contribute to a conference, organised by the Karl-Theodor-Molin...
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“Engage with the opposition movements in Egypt”, Walid Phares advises MEPs
11.02.2011

“Engage with the opposition movements in Egypt”, Walid Phares advises MEPs

Now is the right time for the West to engage with opposition groups - including Coptic groups and secular forces - in Eg...
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Integration and Inclusion Seminar: What Policies towards Islam?
10.02.2011

Integration and Inclusion Seminar: What Policies towards Islam?

Chaired by President of the European People's Party (EPP) and former Belgian Prime Minister Wilfred Martens, the seminar...
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Afghanistan: Italy Events
08.02.2011 - 10.02.2011

Afghanistan: Italy Events

Details of EFD events on Afghanistan being held in Italy....
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Afghanistan: Hungary Events
05.02.2011 - 07.02.2011

Afghanistan: Hungary Events

Details of EFD events on Afghanistan being held in Hungary....
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Afghanistan: France Events
02.02.2011 - 04.02.2011

Afghanistan: France Events

Details of EFD events on Afghanistan being held in France....
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Afghanistan: Belgium Events
31.01.2011 - 01.02.2011

Afghanistan: Belgium Events

Details of EFD events on Afghanistan being held in Belgium....
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Exchange of views with Afghan legal experts and civil society activists
28.01.2011

Exchange of views with Afghan legal experts and civil society activists

On 28 January 2011, the European Foundation for Democracy, in conjunction with Markus Löning (the Commissioner for Huma...
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Afghanistan: Germany Events
27.01.2011 - 28.01.2011

Afghanistan: Germany Events

Details of EFD events on Afghanistan being held in Germany....
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Prospects for Democratic Change in Tunisia
25.01.2011

Prospects for Democratic Change in Tunisia

On the 25 January 2011, the European Foundation for Democracy hosted a briefing with two Tunisian academics and politica...
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The Rule of Law in Afghanistan
25.01.2011

The Rule of Law in Afghanistan

To shed light on recent developments and identify the challenges and achievements in Afghanistan, the European Foundatio...
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Commemorating Swedish victims of honour murders
20.01.2011 - 21.01.2011

Commemorating Swedish victims of honour murders

On 20 and 21 January 2011, EFD participated in a series of events in Sweden to commemorate the 9th anniversary of the mu...
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