Side Event, UN Counter-terrorism Week

NEW YORK, Friday, June 29

We are pleased to invite you to the joint UNESCO-HSC-UNOY Side Event on “A Human Security and Youth Leadership Approach to Preventing Violent Extremism: Examples from Jordan, Libya, Mali, Morocco, The Netherlands and Tunisia”, to be held on Friday 29 June from 1.15 pm – 2.30 pm. The event is co-hosted by the by Permanent Missions of Canada and the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

This event will bring together young practitioners from Jordan, Libya, Mali, Morocco, The Netherlands and Tunisia to discuss the issues they have encountered in their work contributing to the Prevention of Violent Extremism on the ground. In a panel moderated by the United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY) they will discuss concrete examples of the work they are doing in their communities, good practices, as well as lessons learned. Furthermore, they will share recommendations for policymakers on issues important to them as young practitioners. UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ms Jayathma Wickramanayake, will provide the closing remarks.

The event will take place in English.

For more details, see here. Read the concept note here

Online RSVP before 22 June – click here


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