CEP Webinar: “Paramilitary Training Activities of Violent Right-Wing Extremists” | Panel 2

Monday, Dec 13, 2021

Event topic: “Paramilitary Training Activities of Violent Right-Wing Extremists: Threat, Mitigation Opportunities and Challenges”

This webinar explored the issue of paramilitary training activities of violent right-wing extremists in Central and Eastern Europe and discussed the challenges and opportunities that governments encounter when attempting to mitigate this threat. This webinar was the fourth 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

Panel 2: Government countermeasures, challenges, and opportunities

Jan Bartosek
Security Policy Department, Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic 
Gilles de Kerchove 
Former E.U. Counter-Terrorism Coordinator and CEP advisory board member

CEP briefing paper on the event topic:

Remote video URL

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