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Profiling and identification of returning foreign fighters focus of OSCE international conference in Ohrid

Category
Mission Activity
Date(s)
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Subject
Foreign terrorist fighters, Violent extremism and radicalisation leading to terrorism
Subject
Foreign terrorist fighters, Violent extremism and radicalisation leading to terrorism
Date(s)
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Region
South-Eastern Europe, Central Europe
Keywords
extremism, radicalization

Summary

Best practices in dealing with violent extremism and radicalization that lead to terrorism (VERLT), particularly the challenge of returning foreign fighters, is the focus of a three-day international conference that opened in Ohrid on 16 October 2018.

The conference, which brings together domestic and international experts from the region and also Austria, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia and Turkey, is organized by the OSCE Mission to Skopje in co-operation with the country’s Ministry of Internal Affairs.

The OSCE Mission previously assisted the government in preparing the National Strategy on Counter-Terrorism and the National Strategy on Countering Violent Extremism and their respective Action Plans in March 2018. The Mission is supporting the implementation of the plans by organizing training courses and international conferences like this one as well as public events at the local level.

Information

Added on
12 Nov 2018
Origin
OSCE Mission to Skopje, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Region
Romania, Turkey, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia
Keywords
extremism, radicalization
Rights
OSCE