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Webinar 22: Assessing Violent Extremism
November 30, 2018

Webinar Date: Wednesday, December 12. Click here to view the recording. Webinar Description: Over the past decade, donors have commissioned scores of assessments to guide countering violent extremism (CVE) strategy and programming. The assessments have followed a number of guides and frameworks, employed different research methods, and included both desk studies and field-based research. From this […]

Webinar 21: The Two-Way Interaction between Education and CVE
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November 5, 2018

Webinar Date: Tuesday, November 20th. Click here to view the recording. Webinar Description: The role of education in countering violent extremism (CVE) has gained increasing attention among policymakers and development practitioners in recent years. This reflects a broader shift among international development agencies to explore the role they might play in strengthening security and preventing terrorism. However, attempts […]

Webinar 20 – Transforming Counter-Messaging: “Common Ground” Experiences in Addressing Violent Extremism
October 3, 2018

Webinar Date: Wednesday, October 17th. Click here to view the webinar recording. Webinar Description: Search for Common Ground has largely parted ways with more traditional forms of counter-messaging. Search’s strategy for addressing violent extremism centers around the idea of transformation, and alternative messaging is developed in consultation through community dialogue in Yemen, participatory research in Kenya, […]

Webinar 19 – The Ecology of Violent Extremism
September 4, 2018

Webinar Date: Wednesday, September 19th. Click here to view the webinar recording. Webinar Description: Dr. Lisa Schirch is the North American Research Director for the Toda Peace Institute and Senior Policy Advisor with the Alliance for Peacebuilding. During the webinar, she provided an introduction to violent extremism (VE) through an ecological, systems-based lens and present a […]

Webinar 18 – Targeting Beneficiaries in Conflict Environments: Guidelines for Somalia’s Food Security Cluster

Webinar Date & Time: Wednesday, April 25 at 10 EST. Click here to view the webinar recording. Webinar Description: Kevin Mackey, from World Vision is seconded to the Food Security Cluster Somalia. Recently, the Food Security Cluster reviewed the targeting practice of its membership. Mr. Mackey provided insights drawn from that experience and highlighted the work […]

Webinar 17- Pitfalls for Working with Conflict Sensitivity: Experiences from Working with Host and Refugee Communities in Lebanon and Jordan

Webinar Date & Time: Wednesday, March 14 at 10:00 EST. Click here to view the webinar recording. Webinar Description: Drawing from International Alert’s experience working on conflict sensitivity in Lebanon and Jordan, Ruth Simpson and Ilina Slavova discussed some of the practical challenges, common pitfalls and good practices in integrating conflict sensitivity into humanitarian responses working […]

Webinar 16 – Humanitarian Assistance in Conflict Environments: Resources and Approaches

Webinar Date & Time: Wednesday, February 14 at 10:00 EST. Click here to view the webinar recording. Webinar Description: Wale Osofisan and George Readings from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) shared some of the IRC’s resources and approaches used to design conflict sensitive humanitarian assistance programs. Two Theories of Change pertaining to Safety and Power were presented, as […]

Webinar 15: Trauma-Informed Conflict Transformation

Webinar Date and Time: December 20, 2017 at 1:00 EST. Click here to view the webinar recording. Webinar Description: Trauma, and the effects of trauma, have been largely overlooked when addressing long-term conflict. There is increasing evidence that trauma-informed approaches result in greater social, economic and political stability. Angi Yoder-Maina and Belkys López from the […]

Webinar 14 – Putting Youth in the Driver Seat to Prevent Violent Extremism
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November 1, 2017

Webinar Date and Time: November 15 at 12:00 EST. Click here to view the recording. Webinar Description: UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace, and Security recognizes the positive role that youth play in promoting and sustaining peace. Resolution 2250 highlights the importance of collaborating, investing and partnering with youth in decision-making processes on critical security […]

Webinar 13: The Peace First Challenge: Building a Digital Community of Empowered Young Peacemakers
October 3, 2017

Webinar Date and Time: October 18, 2017 at 3:00 EST. Click here to view the recording. Webinar Description: Peace First is a digital, global community of youth peacemakers where young people can access project planning tools, adult mentors, and startup grants for community peacemaking projects. During this webinar, participants heard from Fish Stark, a Fellow-In-Residence […]

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