Role of civil society deemed crucial in fight against radicalisation

22 December 2016

EFD President Roberta Bonazzi is interviewed by the Parliament Magazine on the need to empower civil society in order to have a long-term strategy to prevent violent extremism.

“Outreach to and cooperation with vulnerable communities and individuals is more effectively done by civil society actors. Friends and family are more likely to contact teachers, social workers and other civil society organisations rather than authorities if they are suspect or fear that someone they care about is at risk of being radicalised.”

This article is in English and can be read here.