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National Seminar for Mongolia on “Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization that Lead to terrorism: A Whole-of-Society Approach”

Category
Event
Date(s)
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Subject
Violent extremism and radicalisation leading to terrorism

Description

The seminar was organised following consultations held between the National Counter-Terrorism Co-ordination Council of Mongolia and the OSCE Secretariat's Transnational Threats Department in 2016. The Mongolian Authorities expressed an interest and need for support to national law enforcement agencies and relevant institutions from the non-governmental sector in building the capabilities of practitioners to effectively respond to VERLT-related threats in compliance with human rights and the rule of law. 

Summary

The OSCE is organised its first seminar in Mongolia on community-policing approaches to countering violent extremism and radicalization that lead to terrorism. The seminar brought together more than 70 participants, including representatives of state agencies and civil society of Mongolia, and experts from the Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Kyrgyzstan, Spain, the United States, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, and the Action against Terrorism Unit of the OSCE Secretariat’s Transnational Threat Department. The participants discussed the importance of community engagement as well as police-public co-operation and trust-building in tackling challenges related to VERLT.

Information

Added on
30 Jun 2017
Origin
OSCE Secretariat / Transnational Threats Department / Action against Terrorism Unit
Type
Seminar
Venue description

Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia

Participants
Government officials, Experts, NGOs
Region
Mongolia
Keywords
extremism, terrorism, community policing
Rights
OSCE