CEP Webinar | “Financing of Right-Wing Extremist Structures – Misuse of Online Services” | Alexander Ritzmann

Monday, Nov 29, 2021

This webinar on Nov. 29, 2021 explored the current situation and discuss the various challenges encountered by governments and industry in countering this threat. This webinar was the third event in a virtual event series during which CEP, supported by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany, examines the various challenges emanating from the transnational right-wing extremist and terrorist movement.   


Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler
Senior Director, Counter Extremism Project

Introductory remarks
Gabriele Scheel
Head of Division “International Cooperation against Terrorism, Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime and Corruption”, Federal Foreign Office of Germany

Part 1: Methods of misuse

Dr. Thorsten Hindrichs
Research Associate, Department of Musicology, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Maximilian Kreter
PhD candidate at the Hannah Arendt Institute for Totalitarianism Studies e. V. (HAIT) and doctoral fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR)

Alexander Ritzmann
Senior Advisor, Counter Extremism Project

Part 2: Government countermeasures, challenges, and role of industry

Michael Hertzberg
United States Department of the Treasury
Millie Radovic and Neil Everitt
Financial Action Task Force (FATF): Risk, Trends and Methods Group

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