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OSCE facilitated event on promoting community-policing approach in countering violent extremism

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Mission Activity
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Subject
Violent extremism and radicalisation leading to terrorism
Subject
Violent extremism and radicalisation leading to terrorism
Date(s)
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Keywords
terrorism

Summary

On 29-30 November, the PCUz organized in Tashkent a national seminar on community-policing approaches to counter violent extremism and radicalization that lead to terrorism (VERLT). The event was jointly planned and implemented with the Action against Terrorism Unit (ATU) of the OSCE Secretariat’s Transnational Threat Department (TNTD).

The event brought together more than 50 participants, including experts from Belgium, Canada, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States, the CIS Anti-Terrorism Centre, OSCE ODIHR, and the OSCE Secretariat’s TNTD ATU, as well as representatives of state agencies and civil society of Uzbekistan. The seminar was organized within the framework of the project entitled Providing Support to the Republic of Uzbekistan in the Fight against Terrorism and aimed to stress the importance of engaging the community by establishing police-public partnerships among the police, public authorities and citizens with the aim of developing proactive problem-solving practices to prevent and counter terrorist radicalization.

Information

Added on
28 Feb 2017
Origin
OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan
Keywords
terrorism
Rights
OSCE