Virtual Event

STRIVE for Impact

Date 2-3, 10-11 November 2021
Time 13.00 - 17.00 GST

With 39 projects in 11 countries, STRIVE for Impact showcased the efforts of governments, civil society organizations, and communities in countering violent extremism under the STRIVE Global program.

From 2-3 and 10-11 November 2021, we brought together over 300 practitioners from across the Balkans, Central Asia, the Middle East, and South Caucasus regions to share their experiences of tackling violent extremism.

Day 1 (2 Nov)

  • Radical Right Counter-narratives Toolbox
  • Improving social and emotional skills through arts in Jordan
  • Improving Jordan’s Media Capacity to Counter Violent Extremism and Terrorism: Media Literacy and Performance and Content Quality Perspective
  • Early Warning and Resilience Mechanism for Youth (Georgia)
    Towards a Culture of Peace (Georgia)
  • PCVE in Georgia – Capacity Building for CSOs and Civil Servants (Georgia)
  • Exploring Media Impact in Radicalization of Georgia’s Youth
    Prevention of and Responding to Radicalizing Narratives (Georgia)
  • Relationship of Different Socio-cultural Parameters. Education and Violent Extremism in Youth (Georgia)

Day 2 (3 Nov)

  • Impacts of Journalism on CVE in Turkey
  • Strengthening Youth Resilience to Violent Extremism through a Positive Youth Development Curriculum (Tajikistan)
  • Cross-Sectoral Collaboration to Prevent Online and Offline Radicalization: Pilot project in Rasht Valley (Tajikistan)
  • Strengthening the resilience of media and government spokespersons to communicate on violent extremism and terrorism in Tajikistan
  • Supporting Youth Resilience to Online Propaganda of Violent Extremism in Kyrgyzstan
  • Countering Radicalization Among Women in Jalal-Abad and Chui Oblasts (Kyrgyzstan)
  • Follow your Dream (Kyrgyzstan)
  • Radicalization and De-radicalisation – Learning from Foreign Terrorist Fighters (Kyrgyzstan)
  • Research to uncover connections between education and radicalization and providing preventive tools (Kyrgyzstan)

Day 3 (10 Nov)

  • Empowering local community at preventing any form of violent extremism through multi-sectoral prevention measures in Kamza municipality (Albania)
  • Strengthening a culture of resilience and harmony in Albania
    Literature and education activities to prevent extremism among youth in Albania
  • Media and Government in Albania vs. Violent Extremism and Terrorism (Albania)
  • Radicalization in Albania, searching for ideological and structural roots
  • Examining gendered components of radicalization and violent extremism in Albania
  • Conduct research to guiding P/CVE messaging in the Tirana municipality and support the Albanian CVE Center to developing research and strategic communication capacities (Albania)
  • Promoting Tolerance all Together in Sandzak (Serbia)
    Youth for Change: Building the resilience of Serbian youth through engagement, leadership and development of their cognitive and social-emotional skills (Serbia)
  • Enhancement of media reporting on violent extremism and terrorism (Serbia)

Day 4 (11 Nov)

  • Game for Change – Serious Game – educational tool for strengthening community resilience (North Macedonia)
  • Educate to Prevent- Strengthening Front-line School Workers and Parents to Build Youth Resilience to Violent Extremism (North Macedonia)
  • Passage4prevent: use of education to prevent youth online radicalization (North Macedonia)
  • Building resilience against violent extremism and terrorism through reinforced journalists, media & government officials (North Macedonia)
  • Enhancing the Understanding of Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTF): Challenges of rehabilitation, resocialization and effective reintegration of FTF Returnees (North Macedonia)
  • Impact of media on CVE in Montenegro
  • Strengthening civil society from Bosnia and Herzegovina to recognize and monitor signs of radicalization on the social net
  • From data and information to responsible reporting on violent extremism and terrorism (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • Defining the Factors and Processes that Lead to Radicalization, Extremism and Terrorism in Bosnia and Herzegovina – DeFRET