2nd advisory board meeting and partners meeting in Berlin, May 2018
After the peer-exchange with colleagues from other regions, the researchers from the Western Balkans gathered two more days to reflect and work together, as well as to discuss with members of the project’s Advisory Board.
Peer Exchange Workshop "Opportunities for the Prevention of Violent Extremism: Reflecting on PVE Experiences from MENA, the Western Balkans and Western Europe", Berlin, May 2018
A peer-exchange event in Berlin on 14 and 15 May 2018 brought together more than 30 experts, researchers, religious leaders and policy-makers from the Western Balkans, the MENA region and Western Europe to share their experiences and knowledge about preventing violent extremism. > News
Meeting in Sarajevo, March 2018
The fourth partners' meeting took us to Sarajevo, where Altantic Initiative hosted us on 26-27 March 2018. The project partners discussed the first drafts of the country case studies, preliminary findings of the research data, cross-case comparability as well as next steps. A specific focus was to explore further the link between PVE activities and peacebuilding and reconciliation efforts.
Meeting in Prishtina, January 2018
The third partners' meeting took place from 25-26 January, 2018 in Prishtina, hosted by the Kosovar Center for Security Studies. During the gathering, we discussed the current field research methodology applied by project partner organisations, the very first preliminary findings of the research data, other project objectives and technicalities of the report writing as well as next steps. Moreover, we began to develop ideas on cross-country comparability.
Meeting in Tirana, October 2017
On October 12-13, 2017, the second project partners’ meeting was held in Tirana, hosted by the Institute for Democracy and Mediation (Albania). The meeting purpose was to discuss the research framework and to plan for field research, which will be carried out from November 2017 to March 2018. During the field research phase, the country teams will explore the role of different actors and factors that may shape community vulnerability and resilience towards violent extremism in a set of municipalities in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, and Macedonia.
Project inception meeting in Berlin, July 2017
On 19-21 July the project’s inception meeting was held in Berlin. It brought together an interdisciplinary Advisory Board members comprising of five experts in the field, and representatives from our four partner organisations with the aim of discussing jointly the project focus, design and methodology. News >