The Commonwealth of Independent States
Anti-Terrorism Center

CIS ATC participates in the Inter-Regional Conference on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization That Lead to Terrorism, 19-20 April 2018, Seoul, Republic of Korea

CIS Anti-Terrorism Center's deputy head of department Anton Arefiev attended the Inter-Regional Conference on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization That Lead to Terrorism organized by the Government of the Republic Korea in co-operation with the OSCE on 19-20 April 2018 in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

The agenda included the following topics:

- Challenges and approaches in Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization That Lead to Terrorism (P/CVERLT): Sharing good practices among national, regional and international actors;

- Key priorities in developing a national action plan;

- Empowering youth;

- The role of gender in P/CVERLT;

- Addressing violent extremism and terrorism online: Legal framework and human rights considerations;

- Countering terrorist ideology online.

In his statement the Center's representative informed the audience of the CIS ATC's experience of regional and sub-regional co-operation in countering terrorism and other violent manifestations of extremism and prospects of further development.

The event gathered delegations of 50 states, representatives of 9 international organizations, 12 think tanks and 4 non-governmental organizations.

Photo credits by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea