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

Youth Waging Peace: Youth Led Guide on Prevention of Violent Extremism Through Education
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November 1, 2018
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Authors: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) Publication Date: 2017 Summary: This guide was developed not because resources on preventing violent extremism (PVE) don’t exist but because harnessing the voices of young people to deliver new insights and plans for action will strengthen our […]

Preventing Violent Extremism: An Introduction to Education and Preventing Violent Extremism
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November 1, 2018
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Author: INEE Education Policy Working Group Publication Date: September 2017 Summary: There remains limited consensus on how to define violent extremism. This paper highlights some of the more commonly used concepts and working definitions, though INEE does not take a particular stance. The paper presents current thinking and up-to-date research, and provides some examples of how education can contribute towards preventing violence. To access the resource, please click […]

Role of Education in the Prevention of Violent Extremism
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November 1, 2018
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Author: World Bank Summary: This paper –focusing particularly on the role of education in prevention of VE– is written as a background document for the joint World Bank-UN flagship report, “Can Development Interventions Help Prevent Conflict and Violence?”. The World Bank-UN study will discuss what the international community can do to improve development aid as a […]

Education and Countering Violent Extremism
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November 1, 2018
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Author: Hedayah Publication Date: December 2014 Summary: The contents of this brief are based on the discussions that occurred from 3-4 November at an expert workshop on Research Trends in Countering Violent Extremism hosted by Hedayah in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The purpose of this 2-day expert roundtable was to bring together 20-25 researchers, policymakers […]

Drivers of Violent Extremism: Hypothesis and Literature Review
August 30, 2018
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Author: Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) Publication Date: October 2015 Summary: The purpose of this review is to offer a wide-ranging discussion of what causes violent extremism and how it develops and persists. Discussion of violent extremism is often fraught with assumptions and received wisdom that can potentially obscure underlying causes, with implications for government […]

University Engagement Toolkit: How Campuses are Helping Refugees
February 27, 2018
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Author: United States Department of State Publication Date: 2016 Description:The U.S. Department of State enjoys a unique vantage point on the countless efforts undertaken by individuals and organizations to address the global refugee crisis.  The purpose of this Toolkit is to share some of the powerful examples with students, professors, and university administrators who want […]

Camp Management Toolkit 2015

Author: European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO), International Organization for Migration (IOM), Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Publication Date: June 2015 Description:The Camp Management Toolkit has been designed to highlight Camp Management Agencies’ roles and responsibilities for each aspect of camp life. It contains a large amount […]

Preventing Violent Extremism Through Education. A Guide for Policy-makers
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November 1, 2017
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Author: UNESCO Publication Date: 2017 Description: To assist countries in their efforts, UNESCO has developed this publication Preventing violent extremism through education: A guide for policy-makers. The Guide also responds to the decision of UNESCO’s Executive Board at its 197th session (197 EX/Dec46) through which Member States acknowledged the importance of preventing violent extremism through education […]

A Teacher’s Guide on the Prevention of Violent Extremism
November 1, 2017
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Author: UNESCO Publication Date: 2016 Description: This is UNESCO’s first Teacher’s Guide on the Prevention of Violent Extremism through education. This document has been developed in direct response to the needs of UNESCO’s Member States as expressed in the landmark 197/EX Decision 46 taken by UNESCO’s Executive Board in October 20151, which calls on the Organization […]

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