Combatting violent extremism: making communities safer

Everything changed after 9/11: the world moved from an age of security to one of insecurity following the terror attacks in New York and Washington, the declaration of the “war on terror”, and the military campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan.

In the years since, insecurity, addressing violent extremism, developing a coherent intervention to the global migration crisis and building cohesive communities have challenged policy makers and politicians. Subsequent terrorist attacks have affected global security responses, national initiatives, and the narrative around immigration, identity and integration.

An in-depth discussion about how security and cohesion can be achieved in a cold policy environment, with expert analysis drawn from global and local perspectives.




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