Preventing Violent Extremism through Education: Taking action. UNESCO International Conference

When, local time: 
Monday, 19 September 2016 - 9:00am to Tuesday, 20 September 2016 - 6:00pm
Where: 
India, New Delhi
Type of Event: 
Category 8-Symposium
Contact: 
gced@unesco.org

This international conference organized by UNESCO together with the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (UNESCO MGIEP) will bring together senior education policy makers from around the world and experts in the field. The aim is to build a common understanding and vision of the required educational interventions and approaches needed to ensure that education systems contribute appropriately and effectively to the prevention of violent extremism.

The event will also provide the opportunity to present preliminary elements of UNESCO’s Guide for Policy-Makers on the Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education and discuss its implementation.

Participation in the Conference is upon invitation only.