Load low-bandwidth site?
Help

The Future of Violent Extremism in the Middle East

The Future of Violent Extremism in the Middle East table
Date22 Mar 2021
Time10:30 am 12:00 pm EDT |2:30 pm4:00 pm GMT
Provider Wilson Center
AddressVirtual
Type Virtual
CostNo Cost
Booking URLhttps://engage.wilsoncenter.org/a/future-violent-extremism-middle-east?utm_campaign=mep&utm_medium=email&utm_source=event&emci=2fe16019-7783-eb11-85aa-00155d43c992&emdi=8fe81cbd-9685-eb11-85aa-00155d43c992&ceid=241938
Description

March 23 marks two years since the collapse of the Islamic State’s caliphate, which for five years represented the pinnacle of jihadi extremism in the 21st century. Yet ISIS is estimated to have at least 10,000 fighters still capable of marauding attacks, assassinations and bombings in Iraq and Syria. More than a dozen franchises–stretching from West Africa to East Asia—also represent a threat to local, regional and international security. And ISIS globally remains an engine for radicalisation.

Four experts will explore the challenges of ISIS today: What are its future prospects, given that many of the political and economic flash-points that spawned ISIS have still not been addressed? Are there any signs that either ISIS — or jihadism generally–is being rejected. And why, or why not?

 

Related:

Training for Security in Today’s World: Security, Inclusion and Resilience | GISF Event | Save the Date

Please save the date for our next Training for Security in Today’s World, which this year will focus on Security, Inclusion and Resilience. More information about this event will be released soon.  For any questions please contact gisf-info@gisf.ngo.

Gestion du risque sécurité et partenariat / Partnerships and Security Risk Management (FRENCH) | GISF Workshop

A propos Le but de ces ateliers est d’aider les ONGs, locales et internationales, ainsi que les organisations déjà en partenariat à : Avoir une discussion franche et ouverte sur la gestion du risque de sécurité (GRS) Développer une capacité à gérer les risques de sécurité de manière équitable au sein…

The Professionalisation of Security Risk Management in the NGO Sector | GISF & INSSA Webinar

For decades, aid workers have responded to increasing humanitarian needs in complex environments while facing serious threats and access challenges. Security risk management (SRM) has become crucial in allowing humanitarians to deliver aid despite these obstacles, and the sector’s professionalisation has enabled NGOs to meet their Duty of Care and…