Building Alliances - Preventing Terror Conference

Counter Extremism Project

Organised by the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) – a leading non-profit, non-partisan international policy organisation led by distinguished former world leaders and diplomats – the unique two-day conference will bring together senior policymakers and officials, as well as academics, industry representatives and advocates, who will share ideas for tackling the spread of extremism and terrorist propaganda in Europe and online.

Activity website: http://counterextremismproject.nationbuilder.com/building_alliances

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Time & Place

17 Oct 2017 09:00 to 19 Oct 2017 18:00
Renaissance Brussels Hotel, 19, Rue du Parnasse - Parnassusstraat, Quartier européen - Europese Wijk, Quartier Européen - Europese Wijk, Ixelles - Elsene, Brussel-Hoofdstad - Bruxelles-Capitale, Région de Bruxelles-Capitale - Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, 1050, België - Belgique - Belgien Belgium

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Description

With a focus on prevention, ten sessions featuring diverse and highly experienced panels will be marked by keynote addresses from European Commissioner for the Security Union Sir Julian King, Sir John Jenkins, Executive Director at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, former Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski and Dartmouth College professor Dr. Hany Farid.

A sampling of the topics to be debated includes:

- The role internet companies should play in blocking the malicious use of their online communication technologies and services.
- Understanding extremist ideologies and improving local community engagement.
- Increasing cooperation as a means for preventing future terrorist events and
- Disrupting terrorist finance networks.

When: 17-18 October 2017, 09.00-18.00