Maintaining Momentum: The Prevent Review and Future Threats

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

On May 17, CEP hosted an insightful event to discuss the future of the UK Prevent Review, its implementation, and the challenge of combatting terrorism in a liberal democracy. The Prevent Review is a comprehensive assessment of a key strand of the UK's counter-terrorism to stop people becoming violent extremists. This event brought together subject experts to examine the evolving landscape of the terror threat and explore new ways to enhance the effectiveness of the Prevent strategy in addressing ideologically motivated offending. Our aim is to keep the Independent Review of Prevent in the conversation and to constantly assess and reassess its recommendations against future threats and challenges.


  • Liam Duffy, Strategic Advisor for the Counter Extremism Project
  • Ian Acheson, Senior Advisor for the Counter Extremism Project
  • Sir John Jenkins, Senior Fellow at Policy Exchange
  • Dr. Julia Rushchenko, Consultant at the United Nations/International Organisation for Migration

Moderator: Lucinda Creighton, Senior Advisor for the Counter Extremism Project

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