IGAD Center of Exellence in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism

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The IGAD Centre of Excellence for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (ICEPCVE) was established to promote regional sharing of good practices and lessons learnt in preventing and countering violent extremism initiatives and to bring together actors involved in preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE) work in the region to ensure an inclusive and holistic approach. Complementing the work of IGAD, ICEPCVE collaborates with partners to strengthen the capacity of communities at risk of radicalization.

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HOW TO CREATE A SOCIAL MEDIA STORM

Social media is no man’s land but a level playing field with no or minimal censorship. At just one click, we are free to post, share and read whatever content, whether true or false, propaganda or extremist. From politics, world ...
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TELL ME A STORY: VIDEO MESSAGES TO CHALLENGE AND UNDERMINE VIOLENT EXTREMIST IDEOLOGIES

Inspiring visuals. Scripts with impact. Cohesive video messages that provide alternative and counter narratives against violent extremist ideologies.” These words sum up remarks by US Ambassador to Djibouti H. E. Larry André when he joined participants during a gallery presentation ...
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PARTNERSHIPS TO STRENGTHEN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS

ICEPCVE-UNOCT Strategic Communications Training Workshop, 27th - 28th May 2019, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Representatives from the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Center (UNCCT) and the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Directorate (UN-CTED) joined staff from the IGAD Centre of Excellence for Preventing and Countering ...
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Alternative Narratives using Illustrations and Infographics

Colorful sketch illustrations and elaborate infographics on display at the workshop venue marked the end of a three-day workshop – Intermediate Training in Strategic Communication: Developing Alternative and Counter Narratives. The materials were developed by 17 participants from IGAD Member ...
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AFRICA’S DEFINING CHALLENGE

Africa has the youngest population in the world, and it’s growing fast. By 2055, the continent’s youth population (aged 15-24), is expected to be more than double the 2015 total of 226 million. Yet the continent remains stubbornly inhospitable – ...
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A KENYAN APPROACH TO PREVENTING VIOLENT EXTREMISM

International actors from the United Nations to the European Union are increasingly recognizing the role of women and women’s organizations in efforts to counter and prevent violent extremism. Still, much of the international debate focuses on the small number of ...
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