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Preventing Terror

On October 17-18, 2017, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) hosted its conference, Building Alliances – Preventing Terror, in Brussels, Belgium. The conference featured discussions among senior policymakers, academics, and the private sector on topics including how to coun0ter the spread of extremism and terrorist propaganda online, countering terror financing, and improving community and grassroots engagement.

Distinguished speakers for the two-day event included: EU Commissioner for the Security Union Sir Julian King; Nathalie Griesbeck, MEP and Chair of the EU Parliament’s Special Committee on Terrorism; Executive Director at the Institute for Strategic Studies Sir John Jenkins; Dartmouth College Computer Science Professor and CEP Senior Advisor Dr. Hany Farid; former British Head of Counterterrorism in the FCO Sir Ivor Roberts; and former Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski.